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If you're into any aspect of STEMA, philosophy, ethics, or hacking, piracy, making, copyright law, open source, GNU/Linux, or the gothier side of the night then this is for you!

Fast food increases exposure to a 'forever chemical' called PFAS

Used in fast food packaging, the long-lasting chemicals can seep into food—and build up in our bodies.

nationalgeographic.com/science

Humans will not 'migrate' to other planets, Nobel winner says

Humans will never migrate to a planet outside of Earth's solar system because it would take far too long to get there, Swiss Nobel laureate Michel Mayor said Wednesday.

phys.org/news/2019-10-humans-m

In this spooky season, let's remember how much chocolate is harvested and processed by child laborers... and it's not just the cheap stuff! Here's a handy guide to major chocolate companies: greenamerica.org/end-child-lab

"Today we bring you the next episodes of the Steal This Show podcast, discussing renegade media and the latest decentralization and #filesharing news." https://torrentfreak.com/steal-this-show-s04e27-the-secret-satoshis/

#goodthings
- voter information card arrived, meaning I am registered to vote
- my #passport arrived
- now able to accept invitation by German #geocacher to accompany her in #Seattle
- #butter on sale
- long friendly chat with a storeowner
- credit union rep patient while we completed five tasks
- tomorrow is the last day we can receive $100 referral bonus, and now we can qualify for it due to completed tasks w/credit union
- five #fountainpens cleaned out

"Work Responsibly" books, articles, apps and other ressources to help you get a healthier and balanced approach to work.
I like the videos ^^ workresponsibly.org/

Man I miss my Harley's...🤢
Kudo's to these folks

Bikers in Indiana surprised an 8-year-old girl at her lemonade stand after her mother came to the aid of injured bikers following an accident last year.

theepochtimes.com/bikers-surpr

Court Says FCC Can't Stop States From Protecting Net Neutrality

Today a federal appeals court delivered a decidedly mixed decision in the FCC's ongoing quest to kill net neutrality and telecom sector oversight. On the one hand, the new 2-1 ruling by the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit...

techdirt.com/articles/20191001

mathstodon.xyz/media/uY20_Aw1Y

“Free, Fair and Alive” is Now Published!

From cohousing and agroecology to fisheries and land trusts and open-source everything, people around the world are increasingly turning to “commoning as a way to emancipate themselves from a predatory market/state system.

freefairandalive.org/free-fair

#commons #freefairalive

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