It’s hot out across most of the US today, Ada would like to remind everyone to drink plenty of water and know your limits for any outdoor activity

@Gina /me looks up the price of flights to Amsterdam 😉

@earthtopus I'm way too amused with myself to leave this in a reply chain. TY for leading me down this path and for the good lizard facts


Lizard you've seen changes from brown to green that's...


@lawremipsum @alex

It depends on whether you want it to fit the pattern of stressed/unstressed syllables as a whole line (it does) or whether you demand that each trochee be a complete word like in TEEN-age MU-tant NIN-ja TUR-tles

@earthtopus Wheeeeennn the lizard you've seen changes from brown to green, that's anole!

I'm really happy when the trans/nonbinary/transitioning folks in my life post selfies. It's a joy to see y'all be so much more comfortable in your own skin, and it helps my dumb brain adjust to your new pronouns/presentation. Thanks, and please keep selfie-ing however and whenever you like. 🤳

Courtney Barnett is good at music

"I wanna walk through the park in the dark". Such a simple and evocative demand

I dunno who *you* sinners are fishing with, but *my* fishing buddy? Well my fishing buddy is Jesus Christ ✝️ 🎣

@pbandkate @Blakely I expect better from my good friends, Ben and Jerry.

Goodness these dudes go fast. 26/27mph sustained over 5 hours through the fucking mountains. And then they get up and do it again the next day.

For reference, when my 45-minute commute averages better than 15mph I think "ooh, I was fast today!"

I'm not usually a big Tour de France guy, but this analysis of pros who run Strava is cool:

Pretty baller move to record a stage of the TdF and leave the default Strava description "Lunch Ride" 😎

I'd like your analysis on where The Beths fit on the punching/soft rug/makeout spectrum, if you're available:

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@Louisa I think you and the McElroys could help a lot of people

The short answer is there is no short answer, but if you're designing a strategy game tech tree "Bicycles" probably comes after "Vulcanized Rubber" and "Level 2 Metalworking"

While I'm on a bike kick today, here's a good overview of the early pre-history of the bicycle, asking "Why Did We Wait So Long?"

Fire Wally boosted

Alan Turing - the face of the new £50 note.

It’s too little and too late, of course, to make up for the horrendous way that Turing was treated by the establishment. But it’s a good thing.

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