Homemade

homemadehomemade by Horosho.Gromko. (cc by)

In Ask Metafilter: So I made homemade bread. It was awesome. I’m making homemade Castile soap this weekend. Very excited. What other stuff should I be making at home? What are the best things to make at home?

11/30/22
by taz

What The MeFi BIPOC Board Does

CompassCompass by Walt Stoneburner (cc by)

In Metatalk, "MetaFilter’s Global BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) Advisory Board wants to share some context and plans with MetaFilter at large," including Big Picture, scope, background, and future.

11/29/22
by taz

MetaFilter Events: Week 2 🎫

Movie TicketsMovie Tickets (cc by-sa)

Week 2 of Metafilter Events is here! "Following Week 1, we’re back with more as we kick off a week about books, fiction and the humanities." This looks so great.

11/28/22
by taz

MeFiGiftGuide2022

Mystery Church

The scene is an excavation pit at an unidentified New York City construction site. A crew of six men can be seen shoveling dirt into a four-wheeled wooden cart. Then a full cart is slowly lifted out of the pit to street level by a steam-powered crane. These carts are similar in design to those shown dumping rubble at the end of the film New York City Dumping Wharf. Advertisements and campaign posters can be seen on the exposed wall of the building in the background.Excavating for a New York foundation, 1903

I feel like the lead character on a Hollywood Forensics show, able to produce amazing results from the other characters by saying "...Enhance." In Ask Metafilter theatro asks "Manhattan history detectives: what church is (was?) this?" and gets a great investigative analysis.

11/28/22
by taz

Radio Time Travel

Radio on.Radio on. by Howdy, I'm HMK (cc by)

carrienation posted Bent by Nature, a podcast from LA's KCRW about the legendary DJ Deirdre O'Donoghue and her influential radio show SNAP, with available live music archives from the show (1982-1991). As eschatfische notes in the comments, "not only are the Bent by Nature archives great, they're also a labor of love of Metafilter's own mykescipark."

11/26/22
by taz

Turkey Day in the MST Club room!

"It is Thanksgiving Day, and as is our wanton wont, we are watching the official 2022 Turkey Day marathon (via their YouTube stream) of Mystery Science Theater 3000 episodes in the MST Club room all day long!"

11/24/22
by taz

Posts recently flagged as "Fantastic"

if you try to leave they might kill you

The Ascent / MeganeuraThe Ascent / Meganeura by Stefans02 (cc by)

Grobstein focuses on cyberpunk as social critique. Good stuff.

11/23/22
by taz

Metafilter Events for Tuesday 22 Nov 2022

How To Build A Business Plan 22 November 2022 | 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM EST Presented by Amina Omari

Introduction to AI "Text-to-Image" Artwork 22 November 2022 | 9:00 PM - 10:00 PM EST Presented by Jeremy Osborn

Eventbrite Tickets

11/21/22
by taz

Alt links for Ukraine updates

Squeaky Wheels

Cosmic Fractoil.....Cosmic Fractoil..... by The Manic Macrographer (cc by)

I was in very niche-y trade journalism throughout the 90s. Starting for a publication called Lubricants World ... It covered the fascinating world of motor oil, metalworking fluids, hydraulic fluids, etc... Naberius on the surprising pleasures of niche reporting in chavenet's post on "My PR Day of Yes" by Dan Kois.

11/21/22
by taz

Lighting the Way

Lightbulb Streak 3664-2Lightbulb Streak 3664-2 by Raymond V

💡The inaugural Metafilter Events is finally here! "As one of the closing initiatives under our Metafilter Fundraising Drive, our online events series features presentations, workshops and discussions across a fascinating range of topics, themes and perspectives..." HEADS UP 👤: The first events will be presented on 22 November!

11/19/22
by taz

Look out, kid

On black backgound, Twitter bird logo fading from blue to white as it flies toward a tunnel of lightjust putting the meta in metaphorical

In Ask Metafilter, Twitter account utility or helpful tool to keep following users? Related conversation on the Blue: Subterranean birdsite blues.

11/19/22
by taz

💛 CROUTON METER RETURNS

heart shaped crouton on salad greensImage via bonnnuhealth, instagram.com/bonnnuhealth

Fundraiser Update 3: With your help, we’re charting a way forward: We're two croutons past "Survive"! Check out the update to see how many toasty little pals we need to REVIVE and how to do it!

11/17/22
by taz

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