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  1. Caught what can only be described as a pre-apocalyptic flu, and since I have no backup person I spend my semi-lucid moments working from home… Tiddles is keeping me company and reminding me to consider returning to bed.

    Caught what can only be described as a pre-apocalyptic flu, and since I have no backup person I spend my semi-lucid moments working from home… Tiddles is keeping me company and reminding me to consider returning to bed.

  2. The Delhi college of Linguistics present:

     How to Talk Australians

  3. (via terrybain)

  4. colds can be passed on by saliva

    • Situation:
      I have a chest infection and a related mucous load

    • Me:
      I better kiss you on the cheek or the hand

    • Her:
      yeah I would hate to catchy a cold the weekend before I start a new job!

    • Me:
      I know one place where my slobbering wouldn't give you a cold

    • Her:
      *giggles* but you'd have a hard time breathing

    • Me:
      though could you imagine if your cootch could catch a cold?

    • Her:
      no!

    • Me:
      you'd be walking along and all of a sudden there'd be this muffled [chaasploosh] in your pants

    • Her:
      no, stop it! Eww!


  5. ☛ Generation X Doesn't Want to Hear It

    groverviolet:

    emptyage:

    Earlier generations have weathered recessions, of course; this stall we’re in has the look of something nastier. Social Security and Medicare are going to be diminished, at best. Hours worked are up even as hiring staggers along: Blood from a stone looks to…

  6. Hemp fibres ‘better than graphene’
By James Morgan, bbc.com
The waste fibres from hemp crops can be transformed into high-performance energy storage devices, scientists say.They “cooked” cannabis bark into carbon nanosheets and built supercapacitors “on a par with or better than graphene” - the industry…

smoke that hemp banana, make some clothes, tie a rope and then turn it into a super capacitor …

    Hemp fibres ‘better than graphene’
    By James Morgan, bbc.com

    The waste fibres from hemp crops can be transformed into high-performance energy storage devices, scientists say.

    They “cooked” cannabis bark into carbon nanosheets and built supercapacitors “on a par with or better than graphene” - the industry…

    smoke that hemp banana, make some clothes, tie a rope and then turn it into a super capacitor …

  7. Four cups of coffee, three angry eMails, two Work meetings and an ulcer in my pear shaped body …

    … and it’s only just ticked over to 08:00.

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  8. ☛ Four cups of coffee, three angry eMails, two Work meetings and an ulcer in my pear shaped body ...

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