Some good news:
A years-long project to develop a systematic way to clean the Great Pacific Garbage Patch finished an important test a couple of days ago. It removed a large amount of plastic. Like, so much that with about 15 additional copies of that test equipment, the entire patch could be cleaned in a few years.
@hafnia American tourist in Montreal goes up to the hotel front desk. “Why is it that when I turn the knob marked C, I get hot water?” “Well, sir, the C stands for chaud, which is the French word for hot.” “Hmm, ok, that makes sense. But why is the othe knob also marked C?” “That C stands for cold, sir. You know, Canada is a bilingual country.”
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@zkat pretty much automatic on my PSU/Synology combination. Synology has a compatibility list: https://www.synology.com/en-global/compatibility?search_by=category&category=upses&p=1&change_log_p=1
Your Synology can then also be a network UPS server that tells other things to shut down, which I assume takes some more setup.
@zkat I think the answer’s a used/refurb phone - it won’t lose much value in 30 days, just keep the packaging and re-sell :)
@zkat I recently did this and am happy with that choice. FWIW, the 2020 SE is a great phone and reasonably cheap refurbed.
@mogwai_poet Also, I really appreciate Good Sudoku in this regard. It has several difficulty settings, and is consistent about what types of challenge are "allowed" in each. Its endless mode is my puzzle comfort food.
@mogwai_poet it also makes taking a break real hard. Like, I don't think I'll ever pick up Steven's Sausage Roll again, because I no longer possess the specialized brand of Galaxy Brain I got from playing it for two weeks straight. I get it though, it's fun (for both player and designer, I'm guessing) to keep pushing the envelope on a simple rule set.
@embr There's a weird German Rapper comfort food/beverage arms race going on. There's also Bra Tea, and I think both also sell frozen pizza and stuff.
I like robots, obsolete technology, and terrible puns.
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