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Posts from January 2020

4th Week Post Contest Winners

by Edna Winti (cc by)

Be Bedazzled!: The bounty of the best continues with Week 4 results of the January 2020 Best Post Contest.

by taz

"They don't teach leeches in nursing school"

Possibly the most awesome business card everPossibly the most awesome business card ever by John "Pathfinder" Lester (cc by)

I've been dispensing leeches at my hospital for at least a decade, so that makes me something of a self-styled leech expert ... codex99 discusses working with leech therapy in ChuraChura's post the leech triumphantly oozed its way back into the hospital

by taz

"Can't Get There From Here?"

TransportationsTransportations by AlexRamat

Travel demand modelling is an entire (small) field, I've been doing it for 20 years... Homeboy Trouble with some great suggestions for someone looking for data and info on how people travel

by taz

"Listen Your Ass Off"

ListenListen by ky_olsen (cc by)

Lyn Never had very good advice about how to listen for someone who wants to become less condescending.

by taz

Penultimate Post Contest Week Winners

wow #epicfireworkswow #epicfireworks by EpicFireworks (cc by)

Oooh, shiny: the week 3 results of your January 2020 Best Post Contest have been tabulated!

by taz

You Love to see it

vintage valentine vintage valentine "Bee" by karen horton (cc by)

It's the Third Annual Metafilter Valentine Mail Exchange! Sign ups are On!

by taz

#poctakeover posting intiative
You might have noticed an uptick in interesting posts the last few weeks by and about people of color; that's thanks to the #poctakeover posting project that a bunch of MeFites of color have been organizing and supporting together. Read more about the project, how it happened, and how it's been going at that link; you can also browse the poctakeover tag to see what you might have missed.

by cortex

Site finance update, 1/15/2020
Hey folks, here's the quarterly update on site finances.

by cortex

More Winners!

FantasticFantastic by Matt From London (cc by)

Week 2 Results of the January 2020 Best Post Contest are in!

by taz

Remembering Neil

photo of Neil Peart drum solo by ArtBrom from SeattleBy ArtBrom from Seattle - Neil Peart's drum solo, CC BY-SA 2.0

I can connect my own life to music because of Peart, and because of Peart I can better understand the life stories of my family.

Lilac girl shares an eloquent memorial of the complex and multiform interior connection her family has had to Neil Peart and Rush.

by taz

Podcast #159: Enter The Talkredoers
Hot off the presses, it's episode 159 of the MetaFilter Monthly Podcast with cortex and jessamyn!

by cortex

Chicks Dig It

chicks on the dance floorchicks on the dance floor by frankieleon (cc by)

functionequalsform needs soothing songs for fowl purposes

by taz

Overthinking a plate of Jellicles?

We're hiring a part-time MetaFilter moderator
MetaFilter is hiring a new part-time moderator! We're looking at candidates both within and outside the current MetaFilter community; you can find details about the job listing and application process here. We especially encourage people of color, women, sexual and gender minorities, people with disabilities, and members of other marginalized or underrepresented groups to apply.

Directly related: after nine years working here as a moderator, restless_nomad is headed out for new adventures. Drop by MetaTalk and wish her well!

by cortex

🥇 Week 1 Results of the January 2020 Best Post Contest are in!


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