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Posts from June 2022

Wave if you know the answer!

Storm SurgeStorm Surge by Krystal.Hamlin (cc by)

In Ask Metafilter, cda is looking for the best products that smell like the ocean

by taz

gut microbiota & you

uBiome - Microbiome Sequencing Gut Bacteria Sample KituBiome - Microbiome Sequencing Gut Bacteria Sample Kit by Tony Webster (cc by)

In an interesting thread about "rethinking healthy eating in light of the gut microbiome," ASF Tod und Schwerkraft shares some enlightening commentary on why the results of microbiome research is always much more complicated and less definitive than science reporting makes it sound.

by taz

the Final Architecture

alien planet detail of artwork from Shards of Earth cover art

"For they now possess something of incalculable value, and many would kill to obtain it." In Fanfare, some members are discussing the novel, Shards of Earth, the first of a new series by Adrian Tchaikovsky.

by taz

Oh, Brother!

ABH: Printers deviceABH: Printers device by follow us at (cc by)

I've hated every printer I've ever owned. In Ask Metafilter, Skewed looks for a new printer, and the voices are (nearly) united!

by taz

So Perfect

useful *and* fun

Computer ChipComputer Chip by JD Hancock (cc by)

In case you missed it earlier, the very excellent Joy of Computing, featuring code snippets, computer-generated art, games, tools, crafts, libraries, and more from the Recurse Center community.

by taz

Are you old enough to have wine?

Sighetu-Marmatiei: Pensiunea KonnakSighetu-Marmatiei: Pensiunea Konnak by Daniel ENGELVIN (TWO Millions thanks)

How they do it in Transylvania; DirtyOldTown comments in the #swedengate thread

by taz

Perfect Balance

Mermaid TreeMermaid Tree by merwing✿little dear (cc by-nc-nd)

In Ask Metafilter, unicorn chaser is looking for good books that are also fast and easy reads

by taz

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