It's a Post Party

MailboxMailbox by Eva Ganesha (cc by-nc)

The 2019 MeFi Holiday Card Exchange is happening in Metatalk! ❄️📮

11/12/19
by taz

Olfaction Reaction Expansion

ποντίκι / μυς, mouse (Mus musculus) by George Shuklinποντίκι / μυς, mouse (Mus musculus) by George Shuklin by dullhunk (cc by)

... this is cool, important, and well done research. But as in most cases, we should be cautious in making assumptions about how broadly it applies

biogeo offers an outstanding, detailed backgrounder in the Turning off intergenerational trauma in mice thread.

11/11/19
by taz

It's Alimentary, My Dear Watson

Cooking & EatingCooking & Eating by ☼☼Jo Zimny Photos☼☼ (cc by-nc-nd)

A digest of recent food culture posts on Mefi:

The Food Timeline, evolution of foods dating back to before 17,000BC ⏳; Maria Orosa, Filipina food technologist, chemist, humanitarian, war hero 👩🏽‍🔬; The D.C. Region Doesn’t Have Full-Time Food Critics of Color. Why That Matters 📰; Archeology of Taste is a project about childhood memories 🍭; Consider the potato: How do you prefer yours? 🥔; The Food Flow Model, a web of connections across the continental U.S. 🚚; What Makes Good Comfort Food? A LitHub conversation 🍝; The most taxing work in the kitchen is brain work 🧠Iceland’s last McDonald’s burger simply won’t rot, even after 10 years 🍔.

11/10/19
by taz

"toasting the decline of their stock price"

Cherenkov CocktailCherenkov Cocktail by Apionid (cc by-nc-nd)

2 jiggers of frustration, garnish with a soupçon of rage: help anonymous make the perfect spite cocktail.

11/09/19
by taz

Indoor Workout

Roll-Up Yoga Mat on a White BackgroundRoll-Up Yoga Mat on a White Background by wuestenigel (cc by)

In Ask Metafilter, I want to work on my physical fitness, but I don't want to leave my house.

11/09/19
by taz

At last my love has come along 🎶

valentine4valentine4 by Emmaline (cc by-nc-nd)

RobotVoodooPower solves the weird delayed Valentine’s day text messages mystery.

Okay, not really, but we want to believe

11/08/19
by taz

Signups for this year's Secret Quonsar gift exchange are open through the end of Saturday, so sign up soon if you'd like to join in!

A number of MeFites have contributed funds to support anyone who wants to participate but would have financial difficulty doing so. Please see the thread and reach out to the SQ team if you'd like to make use of this!

11/07/19
cortex

A Small Challenge

SealedSealed by Doeki (cc by-nc)

Each one should evoke a little wow or aww or pop of curiosity or excitement to try it: In Ask Metafilter, this-apoptosis is looking for 20 tiny wonders

11/06/19
by taz

Spooky and Alarming

#surrealtheme42_005 #surreal42 #surrealtheme42_005 #surreal42 "Before the Big Bang" Chickens before eggs! by jez.atkinson (cc by)

Above a certain number of chickens, they start to... non-figuratively multiply in non-linear ways

Loquacious on the Quantum Chicken Effect

11/05/19
by taz

More in Metatalk: The Mefi Mall is open, and you can add your shop now; MeFites for the Holidays is the spot for members who want to make connections for some seasonal bonhomie; Thinking About a Post is a thread for people to talk about posts they'd like to see or collaborate on; and finally, the current Metatalktail Hour's topic asking what obsolete technology members are skilled in is a lot of fun, if you haven't checked it out.

11/04/19
taz

In the Kitchen

157: That's The Title, Everyone Get Back To Work And Thank You
Hey, it's episode 157 of the MetaFilter podcast, with cortex and jessamyn!

11/01/19
by cortex

MetaPumpkins
Mefites share their Halloween Pumpkins (and other seasonal fun) in MetaTalk. 🎃

10/31/19
by taz

Get on the Scary-Go-Round ...

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MetaFilter started as a community weblog in 1999, later added question and answers, then music by members, jobs, projects by members, a podcast, and finally an area dedicated to meetups.

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