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Why are there so few eggs left? Is there a bird flu epidemic on its way? Are egg prices going to rise? Are chickens on strike for a better work environment? Are the locals preparing for an attempt at world's largest omelet?

I need answers!

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RT @toorsdenote@twitter.com: The classroom I'm volunteering in still has technology textbooks from the 1980s in it. Is this not the most glorious stock photo of all time?

๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿ”—: twitter.com/toorsdenote/status

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just remember, even on your worst day, you're better than the person your youtube recommendations think you are

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you: sorry, whats that?

me: uhh, well i mean i can't really explain it, just look it up, google is your friend, jus--- *shakes head vigerously* fuck,!!! Google ain't your friend! duck duck go it. go it. duck the fuck outta it. put that question to the duck my friend. Duck it. or go to a library & ask them. say "can you duck this for me" like that. "can you duck this fact to tell me its true". thats what you say now

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this is Betty Holberton. she invented the concept of breakpoints for debugging. ever heard of her? you probably haven't, because our field sucks ass and constantly erases its own history.

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Bad news for the European branches of the decentralized web. Not only did #copyrightfilters and the #linktax pass EU Parliament, the Commission introduced new anti-terrorist proposals that would need you to be available 24/7 to police your network for "terrorist content".

It's time to make your voice heard in Brussels. Start with subscribing and following edri.org/ -- the reps for digital rights groups in the EU.

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Oh for god's sake I am not ready to deal with this

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The future is here today : you can't play Bach on Facebook because Sony says they own his compositions

James Rhodes, a pianist, performed a Bach composition for his Facebook account, but it didnโ€™t go up โ€” Facebookโ€™s copyright filtering system pulled it down and accused him of copyright infringement because Sony Music Global had claimed that they owned 47 secondsโ€™ worth of his personal performance of a song whose composer has (...)
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I have never met such an interesting, engaging, and inclusive crowd anywhere else on the Fediverse or internet. You give me hope that social media can be a wonderful and enjoyful place, hell even enriching at times.

I love you all keep it up!

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Mastodon 2.6 will introduce a new privacy setting, better suited for your most important toots.

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medieval Islamic philosophy is awesome because they were just constantly dunking on each other, al-ghazali wrote a book called "the incoherence of the philosophers" against avicennian philosophy, and then ibn rushd, an avicennian, wrote a book called "the incoherence of the incoherence of the philosophers" and there's just no way you're coming back from an own like that

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Anything worth doing is worth overdoing, and so I also added some blue white chocolate fountain. People loved it until someone filled it up with new chocolate pieces which were juuuuust a bit too big...

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Work's got an announcement to make and they are trying to get people involved with a bring-your-own-goodies blue-themed high tea.

Do my marshmallows need more food coloring?
[ ] Yes
[ ] Yes

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