Wow I've never seen my home timeline here taken over by anything as consistently as it is for the ! This is great. Love to see people happy and excited. Space news is a welcome antidote to the overarching feeling that we are living in a terrible time for humanity: we're still landing stuff on Mars and looking at Kuiper Belt objects and now we've seen a black hole.

Also THANK YOU to everyone who's included image descriptions of complicated images and even gifs. It helps me be included.

@hollyamory that feeling when an ultra massive hole in the sky that devours and destroys absolutely everything in every way it is possible to be destroyed is seen as a relief from current events

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A community centered on the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota, and their surrounding region.

An alternative to social networks that connected people in the region that have either died away or driven people off with unethical or anti-social policies.

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