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“More information continues to surface that trees may be far more connected than we thought. Forest ecologist Suzanne Simard of The University of British Colombia gave a TED talk in June, during which she detailed research that shows mother trees recognize their kin. At a time when an increasing number of people are disconnected from the natural world, Simard hoped to persuade the audience to think differently about forests.”

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“The Dogon priests can detail the rapid rotation, 50 year orbital cycle, small size, and immense power of Po Tolo - Sirius B - with great accuracy. However, Western science's debate often focuses on Dogon knowledge of the Sirius system outside of the whole Dogon cosmological scheme of creation. Therefore, the fact is often overlooked that the Dogon have described in great detail and accuracy the structure and nature of our entire galaxy and how we Earthlings fit into it

Cretaceous–Paleogene extinction event - Wikipedia en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cretaceo

Cretaceous–Paleogene (K–Pg) extinction event,[a] also known as the Cretaceous–Tertiary (K–T) extinction,[b] was a sudden mass extinction of some three-quarters of the plant and animal species on Earth,[2][3][4] approximately 66 million years ago.[3]

@jiminycricket Education for myself.

I run . I love that distro, but I would like to be forced getting challenged.

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OH NO! CARMEN SANDIEGO HAS STOLEN YOUR beanie baby collection!

**Bolivia and the Loud Silence**

"The lack of criticism about the destruction of democracy in Bolivia from the presidential candidates in the so-called democratic party of the faking United States of America is possibly the single most revealing non-event in the charade of the 2020 electoral scheming. It is more telling than all of their words. The only one of More The post Bolivia and…"

counterpunch.org/2019/11/15/bo

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WATCH Leonid meteor shower light up night sky with spectacular shooting stars

One of the most famous annual meteor displays, the Leonid shower, is peaking this weekend and even though this year’s show could be a downer, stargazers will still be treated to occasional spectacular fireballs and shooting stars. Read Full Article at RT.com

rt.com/news/473637-leonid-mete

Asking for help with small things is a great way to build up the confidence to ask for help with bigger things, too!

**Drones, Guns and Abject Heroes in America**

"A couple Saturdays ago I attended the monthly protest near the drone base located on what used to be the Willow Grove Naval Air Station in Horsham, PA, outside Philadelphia. The vigil has been going on monthly for a number of years, peopled by some of the most spiritual, peace-loving people I know. I’d say More The post Drones,…"

counterpunch.org/2019/11/15/dr

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Linux Dying In Dependency Hell | Musings from the Chiefio chiefio.wordpress.com/2019/11/

“basic fact is that the approach of SystemD is fundamentally flawed. It’s a fat and buggy thing getting fatter and buggier over time, and introducing all sorts of Dependency Hell for applications and systems admins to deal with.”

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