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Posts from September 2017


ConnectedConnected by hosszuka (cc by-sa)

Following the news from around the world -- threads worth digging into, as Mefites share their insights on:

- the forthcoming Catalan independence referendum in Spain
- the just-completed election in New Zealand
- the "most ridiculous constitutional crisis" in Australia, and
- the scandal leading to the collapse of the government in Iceland.

Slabs 101

slab upslab up by chris kuga (cc by)

Come ride the waves with not_the_water's great post about slab surfing

Fusion cuisine, UK/USA

Fish and ChipsFish and Chips by garryknight (cc by)

For a party, help me think of typical UK foods to make with US ingredients, or vice versa

Draining a pool, but not that way

Frogs in the Pool...Again!Frogs in the Pool...Again! by Gatorgoon (cc by-nd)

How do you drain a pool?

'ear, 'ear!

Greater One-horned Rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis)Greater One-horned Rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis) by warriorwoman531 (cc by-nd)

September 6th, 2017: the day thousands of Mefites checked for foulness behind their ears for the very first time Elly Vortex

Melismata asks why the backs of her ears sometimes smell like rhinoceros ass ... and Mefites have answers!

by taz

Hurricane Irma

A post on the blue for general discussion of Hurricane Irma, and a Metatalk for affected Mefites to check in.


Exit?Exit? by konstriktion (cc by-nc)

A Florida member asks for advice about a possible evacuation to Orlando ahead of Irma, pet friendly and disabled accessible.

Arachnid-friendly Mefite gets suggestions for temporarily rehoming the spiders that live in the old wooden window frame in their kitchen. Reason: landlord coming to inspect the leaky window!

by taz

Loafing around on Mefi

Cakes & Bakes: BonnagCakes & Bakes: Bonnag by H is for Home (cc by-nc)

Jane the Brown has a fascinating comment on 19th century home bread making in ShooBoo's fresh, piping hot post "The Rise of Baking Powder"

by taz

132: During Pre-Roll We Talked About The Dacia
Jessamyn and cortex are back with another monthly podcast episode!

by cortex

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