Review of Star Trek: Discovery – Season 3 ★★★★☆ I liked Season 3 a lot better than season 2. It finally got to be its own Trek. And they did some really interesting things with the future of the ‘verse and how the Discovery crew adapted to it.

Review of Star Trek: Discovery – Season 3 ★★★★☆

I liked Season 3 a lot better than season 2. It finally got to be its own Trek. And they did some really interesting things with the future of the ‘verse and how the Discovery crew adapted to it.

https://hyperborea.org/reviews/tv/discovery-s3/

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At-home Covid tests (good news)

Updated shelf life and expiration dates for at-home #covid tests, now that there’s been time to collect real-world data.

If you have an “expired” test lying around, check the list – it might still be usable.

https://www.inverse.com/mind-body/covid-19-at-home-tests-expiration-date-science

https://www.fda.gov/medical-devices/coronavirus-covid-19-and-medical-devices/home-otc-covid-19-diagnostic-tests

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Review of Doctor Strange and the Multiverse of Madness ★★★☆☆

Review of Doctor Strange and the Multiverse of Madness ★★★☆☆ – Not as bad as I expected, but the alternate realities weren’t as fun as the reality-bending in the first movie. And there was way too much reliance on the Idiot Ball. https://hyperborea.org/reviews/movies/multiverse-of-madness/

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Interesting read on building “microforests” – if you don’t have enough room for actual rewilding, …

Interesting read on building “microforests” – if you don’t have enough room for actual rewilding, plant a small plot of multilevel native plants and trees in a park, school yard, or even your own back yard – wherever you can fit, say, an oak, some shorter trees, some bushes and ground cover to create a thicket that will support small birds, insects and other animals, and just let it grow.

How to Plant Microforests in Los Angeles

Makes me wish I actually had a back yard.

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On planting “microforests” in a park, schoolyard, or even your own back yard to support wildlife in urban and suburban areas. Microforests (K2R)

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Peanut allergy alert for “Chocolate to Die For” ice cream…

Peanut allergy alert for “Chocolate to Die For” ice cream.

I don’t think the name was intended to be taken literally 😬

https://www.foodallergy.org/living-food-allergies/food-allergy-essentials/allergy-alerts/peanut-allergy-alert-belfonte-dairy

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Reminds me of the time I saw a recall of “Toxic Waste Nuclear Sludge” candy, which turned out to actually be toxic.

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Found it:

“Too Much Lead Prompts Recall Of ‘Toxic Waste Nuclear Sludge’ Candy Bars”
https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2011/01/14/132927256/lead-prompts-recall-of-toxic-waste-nuclear-sludge-candy-bars

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Gee, so sorry about your auto-immune disease…

“Gee, so sorry about your auto-immune disease, but the medicine you’ve been on for years *might* be used for something we don’t like, so you can’t have it anymore.”

😡

Post-Roe, many autoimmune patients lose access to ‘gold standard’ drug

Six days after the Supreme Court struck down the right to abortion, lupus patient Becky Schwarz got an unexpected message from her rheumatologist. “This is a notice to let you know that we are pausing all prescriptions and subsequent refills of methotrexate…”

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Brought to you, of course, by the party of “small government”

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“Migrating from WordPress to Markdown sounds easy…6months later and you’re losing your mind.”

So true!

“Migrating from WordPress to Markdown sounds easy. Mention it to any developer and they’ll say “Pfft, an afternoon of work at worst”

Suddenly it’s 6months later and you’re losing your mind.”

How to Export a Large WordPress Site to Markdown

I think I’m going to try the resulting script on one of my WP sites & see how it goes.

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