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Posts from December 2019

It's the Best Post Contest for January 2020! 🎉

Fireworks 09Fireworks 09 by J Swanstrom (Never enough time...) (cc by-nc)

Starting off the New Year with a bang, Metafilter's January Best Post(s) Contest.

by taz

Magical MST3K Marathon with MeFites

Crow and Tom Servo from Mystery Science Theater 3000Crow and Tom Servo from Mystery Science Theater 3000 by State Farm (cc by)

It's that time of year again! The 6th annual Mystery Science Theater Christmas marathon is on like Donkey Kong! Take a break and watch some movies with some wisecracking mefites and/or robots.

"You are the only one who has your best interests at heart"

Mini MeMini Me by Jonathan Gill (cc by-nc)

Money expert jdroth has a great answer to the question "How the heck do you afford a down payment for a house?"

by taz

Foiled Again!

GC 32 Marseille one designGC 32 Marseille one design by Julien Desclaux (cc by-nc-nd)

When it comes to speed, Austronesian outrigger designs rule the waves, and clawsoon rules the blue with a fantastic post on catamarans, trimarans, proas, and more

by taz

Ghost Weed?

Just Like Queen Nefertiti - 2017Just Like Queen Nefertiti - 2017 by Jurassic Blueberries (cc by)

In Ask Metafilter, An odoriferous mystery

by taz

Pavlovian Sock: A cat problem.

Footprint Bump SockFootprint Bump Sock by miss88keys (cc by-nc-nd)

This is a ridiculous situation and I need wiser minds.

by taz

Winter Wishes

may all your holiday wishes come truemay all your holiday wishes come true by rockinmonique

MetaFilter Cares 11th Annual Gift and Donation Drive now in Metatalk.

(Also, ps: don't miss the traditional Jingle Rock Bell sacred observance)

by taz

Little Signs of Love

I love you PisaI love you Pisa by CJS*64 (cc by-nc-nd)

In Ask Metafilter, What small gestures have made you feel loved?

by taz

Deep Scroll

Hohonu Moana: Exploring Deep Waters off HawaiʻiHohonu Moana: Exploring Deep Waters off Hawaiʻi by NOAA Ocean Exploration & Research (cc by-sa)

More people have been to the Moon than the Hadal Zone.

Dive into motty's post of Neal Agarwal's awesome deep sea scroller to view unfathomable mysteries of the vasty depths, meter by meter

by taz

158: 158: Keep Them Scrollwheels Scrollin', Though The Browser's Slowin'
Hey, it's epsiode 158 of the MetaFilter podcast, with cortex and jessamyn!

by cortex

A Short (hand?) Mystery

QuestionQuestion by hikabu

In Ask Metafilter: can anyone make sense of these glyphs/symbols?

by taz

He Who Casts the First Stone

Siege of GondorSiege of Gondor by Masked Builder (cc by)

deeply nerdy pedantry about LotR and history.. I'm down! — drewbage1847

LOTR fans are enjoying Chrysostom's post on a historian’s look at the Siege of Gondor in Peter Jackson’s Return of the King.

by taz

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