ruff linkage 201631

[weekly linkdump, somewhat edited from my diigo]


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Fight for your Reit – “Wiedereröffnung Reitschule, Bern 4.8.2016”

Unfiltered Voices From Donald Trump’s Crowds – “New York Times reporters have covered Donald J. Trump’s rallies for more than a year. His supporters at these events often express their views in angry and provocative ways. Here are some examples.”

Berlin Kidz: Picknickausflug – “Die Berlin Kidz machen ein Picknick auf der S-Bahn!”

I Did Not Have Relations With That Man – “dubbed Donald’s voice again. He said every word, I didn’t change a single one.”

Crybaby Trump – “Even a defenceless baby is no match for The Donald’s sass. As usual – these are all Trump’s actual words.”


So I accidentally broke a Skype messaging bot – “I was going to send some quick and dirty code to a friend but I mistakenly sent it to a Skype messaging bot. Hillarity ensues.”

Do trees communicate with each other? – “If you’re a mother and you have children, you recognise your children and you treat them in certain ways. We’re finding that trees will do the same thing. They’ll adjust their competitive behaviour to make room for their own kin and they send those signals through mycorrhizal networks”

The Ransomizer | A ransom note generator – “Type or paste in the text of your ransom note and click the “Ransomize” button.”

Why Angry White Men Love Calling People “Cucks” – “The problematic history of the alt-right’s favorite new insult.”

Wall In Trump – “We’re building a sandbag wall in front of one of Trump’s skyscrapers in New York City.”

The climate crisis is already here – but no one’s telling us – “The media largely relegate the greatest challenge facing humanity to footnotes as industry and politicians hurtle us towards systemic collapse of the planet”

Is Flossing Bullshit? – “Flossing is an essential part of taking care of your teeth and gums.” He also tried to find the federal government’s scientific basis for putting flossing in the list of dietary guidelines proffered by the Department of Health and Human Services every five years since 1979. It turned out there was practically no hard science involved in either one.”

Chelsea Manning, on facing life in solitary after attempting suicide – “When Chelsea woke up on the morning of July 5th, after her failed suicide attempt, she was surprised, and relieved, to be alive. She was moved by all the messages from people who want to help and are concerned about her, especially since she’s been struggling with painful feelings that her situation may be hopeless.”


Ein RaBe im Höhenflug – “Fliegt mit uns in Wort, Ton und Bild durch 20 Jahre RaBe! Das Buch zum Jubiläum des einmaligen Wahnsinnsradio aus Bern ist ein Muss für alle radioaffinen Nostalgiker und alternative Querdenkerinnen.”

The Yes Men – Meaningful Mischief in Zürich – “«The Yes Men» klären Missstände auf und sagen etwas aus über die Macht der Sprache und die Mythen, die uns überall begleiten. Andy Bichlbaum wird in einem Vortrag veranschaulichen, wie das Aktivisten- und Künstlerduo seit über 10 Jahren operiert.”

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