What's the strangest thing you've ever found in a book?
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New Age Bullshit Generator
from the intro:
"So, what is this for? Put it on your website as placeholder text. Print it out as a speech for your yoga class and see if anyone can guess a computer wrote it. Use it to write the hottest new bestseller in the self-help section, or give false hope to depressed friends and family members."
from the comments:
"Hello, this is the best bullshit I’ve heard in 3 years!"
"I've been arguing with someone on linkedin with this page...thanks I think I'm winning."
"This is the best! I can now get revenge on all my acquaintances who aggressively post mindless affirmations every single bloody day of the year."
This is supposed to be the Mastodon profile of my music project, so I should probably write a couple of words about it :
ΑΛΓ is a one-man project under open license that started in 2008. The music is mostly alternative rock.
Official website :
“World's first giant 'sand battery' shows how energy solutions can be simple”
How awesome is this.
> Posing as a scholar, a Chinese woman spent years writing alternative accounts of medieval Russian history on Chinese Wikipedia, conjuring imaginary states, battles, and aristocrats in one of the largest hoaxes on the open-source platform.
A Bored Chinese Housewife Spent Years Falsifying Russian History on Wikipedia
Although Faraday received little formal education, he was one of the most influential scientists in history. It was by his research on the magnetic field around a conductor carrying a direct current that Faraday established the basis for the concept of the electromagnetic field in physics. Faraday also established that magnetism could affect rays of light and that there was an underlying relationship between the two phenomena. He similarly discovered the principles of electromagnetic induction, diamagnetism, and the laws of electrolysis. His inventions of electromagnetic rotary devices formed the foundation of electric motor technology, and it was largely due to his efforts that electricity became practical for use in technology. ..."
QOTO: Question Others to Teach Ourselves. A STEM-oriented instance.
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Explicit hate speech and harassment strictly forbidden.
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