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Romanes Eunt Domus


Written by dominik on

Hello internet friends!

First minor sun burn of the year: ✔
On the top of my feet, if only for the reason that it is the most annoying place to have that, now that I wear more closed shoes today at work.


Humanity is now breeding cows for secondary characteristics: Canada Is Using Genetics to Make Cows Less Gassy
I wonder if it is somehow possible to use that on humans, too?


This is pretty cool: The major Roman Roads in the style of a subway map.


I know. But. This article is actually really good: Welcome to Poppy’s World. (And hey, she did get a shout-out at the latest Apple Keynote, so… ¯\_(ツ)_/¯)
In the article they mention an ad campaign for Sanrio. Part of that is an interview which includes this gem of a dialogue:

Sweet Happy News: When is the last time you really felt alive?
That Poppy: I feel alive every time my phone is re-charged.
Sweet Happy News: Amazing.


China just switched on the world’s largest floating solar power plant and that is pretty, pretty awesome. I mean – why waste all this free energy we get from the sun all the time?

That’s all I have for now.