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I'm sure you're all aware of William Shatner's singing career. If not, today's your lucky day youtu.be/ainyK6fXku0

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"Remember: If it's not ISO 8601, it's not a date, it's just hanging out"

Home made pizza. Secret ingredient: Lloyd Grossman Tomato and Basil sauce. Yeah, it's supposed to be for pasta, but it works really well as a tomato sauce here too.

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Sharks are older than trees. 🦈

The first plant species which can be considered a real tree is known as Archaeopteris, and it evolved about 350 million years ago.

The first sharks evolved 50 million years before that!

#NoFoolin

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Driverless vehicle news: Circle Line trains are fully automated between Hammersmith and Latimer Road. diamondgeezer.blogspot.com/201

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The #StopBrexit petition will now actually be discussed in parliament, recognising the huge number of signatures it has received.

Please sign the #RevokeArticle50Petition if you haven’t already done so, and you are a UK citizen who doesn’t want #Brexit to happen!

petition.parliament.uk/petitio

To watch the numbers without overloading the site, use livefrombrexit.com/petitions/2

Re-potted a blueberry plant, which is picky about needing acidic soil (ericaceous). Mixed elemental sulfur with some compost: bacteria slowly convert the sulfur into sulfuric acid, making it acidic. rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?PID=

The reassuring voice of Scott Manley talks about rocket fuel and Ignition! by John D. Clark youtu.be/_wLk2j7_KB0

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Returning to #drawing after a long break. Skipping the rest of the gel pens chapter as the prompts weren't inspiring me. Next chapter is "About Town" in pencil and black pen.
First up: a bicycle.

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UK remainers: Sign this petition to revoke Article 50, because at this point we need to do *everything* we can to stop this shambles, and though they're usually ignored, it's worth a few seconds. Also it's at over 600k sigs and climbing fast - maybe it won't be so easy to ignore this time:

petition.parliament.uk/petitio

review: A Fire Upon The Deep by Verner Vinge. Reads like a timeless sci-fi classic, with lots of space given to showing off the world and its ideas. But it's also well paced and builds up to be a proper page-turner by the end.

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here at the TelcoSecDay of @WEareTROOPERS@twitter.com I'm learning that in 2019, SS7 firewall/IDS products use a ten year old kernel (2.6.32) and are vulnerable to IP fragmentation bypass which are at least 20 years old. Is that the state of cellular security, OMFG!

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