Stunning photo of early morning clouds over Jezero Crater taken by the Mars Perseverance Rover's NavCams a few hours ago on Sol 738.

NASA/JPL-Caltech/Kevin M. Gill

#Mars #MarsPerseverance #Space #Science

A letter from a former slave to his "owner".

Backstory: the owner wanted the freed slave to return to him.

This reply, by the former slave, is genius.

It was published in the Cincinnati Commercial newspaper on August 7, 1865. #BlackMastodon

We thought the internet would advance civilization by providing instantaneous access to all of human knowledge. Instead it enabled the loudest most wrong people on the planet to build a world in which facts are subjective.

Philip Batterham
This video is misleading, possibly deliberately so. There are people born with Y chromosomes who are female and it is not that rare. To say so is not leftist. You just need an education in genetics. Further, there are people born intersex, and it's genetic.

Reply (some dude):
You look like a nice guy Philip, but she is a Pediatrician

Reply (Philip Batterham):
And I am the President of the International Genetics

So, how can you be anti-woke when you can't define what woke means?

TikTok: Look! I discovered hot water melts frozen food faster!

Twitter: Look at this TikTok video showing how to defrost your food faster!

Yahoo news: Millions of Twitter users view TikTok video showing new life hack for melting frozen food!

Mastodon: Please read my academic white paper describing the impacts of public school system underfunding

Libertarians are the antivaxxers of economic regulation: having never lived in a world without it, they've deluded themselves into thinking stability is naturally occurring.

What kind of biologist should you be?

I adore this charming - and pretty accurate - chart by @rosemarymosco to help make the decision.

Also, fungi wins 🍄 #art #science

The Ontario government announced today they’ll let students to drop out of school in Grade 11 for full time construction work. Upon completing apprenticeship, they’ll give them a high school diploma.

I was a dropout. I’m a construction worker. I’m a Red Seal tradesperson, an electrician. I am now a trades instructor.

These children are fifteen years old and they should be in class. Construction can be dangerous backbreaking work.

Let’s be very clear: this is child labour, and it’s *wrong.*

A cooking recipe that tells you how long it will take to clean up the mess after.

People storming school board meetings are “concerned parents,” which implies that their motives are genuine and just, basically shielding their “concerns” from political scrutiny; but students protesting a racist speaker are always “activists,” never “concerned young people.”

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A fun game you can play at home: Which Georgia do they mean?

I just spent 45 bucks for a 3 day regime to clean out my system for an upcoming colonoscopy.

That's $45 to do what a $6 order at Taco Bell could have achieved almost instantly.

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