Marie Curie's notebooks, which are radioactive and must be stored in a lead-lined box in the Bibliothèque Nationale. Curie’s corpse is also radioactive. Her coffin is lined in an inch of lead. Both will remain radioactive for 1,500+ years.
Österreichs wahre Grenzen. Meine aktuelle Kolumne in den Salzburger Nachrichten. Enjoy: https://bureau.comandantina.com/2022/12/03/oesterreichs-wahre-grenzen/
To all Mastodon-admins: seems like there's an attack on all instances by troll accounts. Servers get slow because of it.
They use thousands of subdomains of activitypub-troll.cf. My 'pull' queues skyrocketed.
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Post Images Like a Pro - Solving the Image Posting Puzzle
What's going on with images? Sometimes you can’t see the top. Sometimes you can’t see the sides. Text images are sometimes cut off. Is this broken? Once you understand a few simple tricks you can greatly improve the way others see your posts. Bear with it here. This is, after all, a puzzle.
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In #Mykolaiv region during the clearance of mines, employees of the State Civil Defense Service saved an owl with a broken wing.
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/nexta_tv/status/1598620489752215553
Here's an art form anyone can have a go at, no artistic skill necessary! Have you heard of #AsemicWriting?
It's creating lines/forms that look like letters/words but have no specific meaning. These can be glyph-type symbols, arrangements of lines, squiggles - anything that makes you think it's written language when you look at it.
Some example images below.
Have a go!
I love it when train doors align at the end of a tunnel. The red tiles at Green Park station make this the ideal location to capture this moment.
It wasn't luck though, instead I froze the moving train with a fast shutter. It took ages to get it centred.
This final image resembles an abstract art painting by Piet Mondrian.