The year is 5019. Humans, as we know them, are long gone. The Earth is inhabited chiefly by advanced, sapient machines.

For legacy reasons, everyone's name starts with "Mozilla/5.0 (compatible;".

A Long Read on the good, the bad, the ugly and the wonders of Babylon 5. I watched it when it first came out and was a fascinating, if flawed, look of a future.

#SFF #TVSeries #Babylon5

tor.com/2019/06/13/babylon-5-i

OH NO! CARMEN SANDIEGO HAS STOLEN YOUR idea for a blockchain startup!

Hi hello I'm new here so I'm going to be a suck up and give you guys a picture of my cat. This is Asmodeus. Nickname is Azzy. He likes going for walks.

@rey @Jordamus_Prime

For starters.. my dog decided he loved books and I had to pay in full.

Bwhahahah! Apple immunity by XKCD. Maybe doctors can be kept away by buying them the latest Macbook or iPad instead. :-)

#XKCD #Comics #Humour #Doctors #Immunity

[ xkcd.com/2161/ ]

There's a hard limit to endurance in long-distance events. Also, respect pregnant mothers: they are already running the equivalent of an ultramarathon.

#Sports #Endurance #Marathons #Ultramarathons #Biology

sciencemag.org/news/2019/06/st

Study (open access) at [ advances.sciencemag.org/conten ].

RT @majian53@twitter.com
This spectacular night scene of the mass hunger strike in Tiananmen Square 1989 was taken by a friend of mine. He wants it to be shared, but is too afraid to reveal his name.

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A nice little Mastodon instance. Mild trolling encouraged (keep it local), but not required. Malicious behaviour is not tolerated. Follow Wheaton's law and you'll be fine.