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“Of all the mammals on Earth, 60% are livestock, 36% are humans and only 4% are wild.”

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The drop in renewable costs over the past decade has really been amazing. Wind and solar went from two of the most expensive ways to generate electricity to two of the cheapest. Sure, there's more to the story than just these numbers, but still, a marvel.

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Show HN: Rga: grep, but also search in PDFs, Office documents, zip, tar.gz, etc. https://t.co/j6bfXjCQMs — Richard Laksana (@RichardLaksana) June 16, 2019

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When we launched S3 back in 2006, I discussed its virtually unlimited capacity (“…easily store any number of blocks…”), the fact that it was designed to provide 99.99% availability, and that it offered durable storage, with data transparently stored in multiple locations. Since that launch, our customers have used S3 in an amazing diverse set […]

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Former K-Mart employee digitized and uploaded his 56 cassette tape collection of K-Mart store background music

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While there are not huge differences between Stratechery Weekly Articles and subscriber-only Daily Updates, I do spend more time on the Weekly Articles trying…

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The six faded letters are all that remain, and few people notice them. I would never have seen them if a friend hadn’t pointed them out to me while we walked through New Orleans’s French Quarter. I certainly wouldn’t have realized their significance. via Pocket

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approach to

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Permanent link to this comic: https://xkcd.com/2392/ Image URL (for hotlinking/embedding): https://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/cyber_cafe.png

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via Starred items from BazQux Reader https://ift.tt/2EmuaYy and IFTTT

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It was, by most standards, a short stay. The pop-up metal monolith that became the focus of international attention after it was spotted in a remote section of the Utah desert on Nov. 18 was dismantled just 10 days later. via Pocket

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via @BBC https://bbc.in/2xtC4zm

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is anyone really surprised at the notion of Trump selling pardons? the corruption feeds on itself. 🐍🔄

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