A very interesting article I just read.
Did you know that social hymenoptera are pretty important for the yeast biodiversity too?
They host Saccharomyces and other yeasts in their intestine, and act as basic overwintering site, protecting the yeast genetic biodiversity and therefore our fermented food


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All of 's services have recently been upgraded to their latest versions. Let us know if you see any problems. Below is the full list of effected services.

NextCloud - cloud.qoto.org

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GitLab pages (including user hosted pages) - https://*.qoto.io

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Discourse - discourse.qoto.org

Smart people, do you know the answer to this?

The hair are basically dead cells. How comes when you have a better diet they look better then? And not just from the base but the whole hair length?

Today I was talking to some people, you know, some homeopath-tarots kind of folk.
One of them said that hair are alive like branches, I said well actually it's just dead cells, and I've been asked this

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Git and the other services are back up. I've been trying to fix a bug and apparently made it worse and the fix actually brought the servers down. I think I fixed it. We will know if it stays up past 24 hours. For now its up though and ill keep an eye on it, hopefully will be up for good.

Just applied for a today, after about a year of studying only.

I'm relaxed about it, though, a lot of people applied, the chances of getting hired are significantly low.

remember, fellow players: always remove your finger picks before taking a number 2.

Or play the for added safety

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Now that the upgrade is complete a lot of you are probably curious about the new features we added. They were mostly pulled in from the Fedibird fork, but the code had to be considerable modified to get fully working. The following is the complete list of new features introduced in this upgrade.

Domain Subscriptions - Bring another instance's local timeline as a feed in QOTO, no need to have an account on another server again, just import their timeline here!

Keyword Subscriptions - Create custom timelines based off keywords not just hashtags, you can even use regex for advanced matching

Account Subscriptions - This allows you to follow a remote accounts public toots in your Home timeline without actually following them, great for following users with locked accounts.

Misskey compatible quoting of toots

Bookmarking of toots

Support for WebP and HEIC media uploads

An update to the getting-started menu to include center stage links to and the @QOTO announcements account (me!)

Seems like most of my hobbies are pretty solitary. Play , , , catching a cold...
I should look for something that does put me in connection with other human beings, so I don't have to choose between seeing people and doing stuff I love.

But you can't just pick a now, can you? It's more like something you really desire to do and you give in, not like choosing from a catalogue of "possibly interesting activities".

Hard stuff life.

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Anyone in the community feel like helping us out designing a landing page for us? I'm too busy to do it myself right now.

While looking around for a paper in conservation biology, I stumbled upon this study about the coral associated marine fungi. I was very interested, may it be that can ride the popularity of in some line?

Could that even mean... I'll find a job one day?

Keypoints for the layman:
we didn't know many of the species (as it is often the case for fungi, especially marine ones)

Many overlap with the ones found in sponges

Only a few, like 11 species (or OTUs) are likely to be really associate in a symbiosis

What do they do there? No fucking clue.


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come on, suggest me a you like!

A plus if you link me to something of his that you find particularly nice

It's pretty hard to take pictures of photos, but I'd like to digitalize all my family albums using my reflex. They are especially hard to focus on.

Do the more experts photographers out there have any input on the best and most efficient way to do this?

Haunyte with meionite in a calcareous geode from the Monte Somma (which is the complex of the Vesuvio, which you may know better).
Naples university mineralogical museum

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@freemo @Surasanji @mngrif @design_RG
Discourse allows to have RSS feed from the forum. Since it's not very active, what would you think of putting a bot on mastodon for the posts/topic?
We could, if we don't want to spam, group them in daily digests.

Out of curiosity, I searched on youtube "theory of evolution". Out of the first 20 results, 4 were about trying to prove that evolution is a myth, and it never happened.

Then I tried in Italian, "Teoria dell'evoluzione". 9 results of the first 20 were about "debunking" the theory of evolution.

I'm not sure this is related to my personal feed, but I found it interesting. It's almost half of the results in Italian!

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