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me: what are beans anyway. what makes a bean a bean

web: beans are seeds that aren't nuts and aren't peas and aren't anything else that isn't a bean, which are like the eggs of plants, such as the egg plant, which has seeds that aren't beans or nuts. peas are beans that aren't beans. if plants laid eggs we'd probably call them beans or nuts or seeds or something else. the peanut isn't a pea but it is a nut. there's actually several types of beans. nuts aren't a type of bean however beans are

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DragonForce was just singing about their D&D campaigns, weren't they.

Well, I found almost all of the episodes of a radio show my friend @descartez and I did in college. I'm tempted to publish it somewhere and share it because it kind of holds up a little...

A guide to content warning abbreviations 

It's quite interesting that #hacktoberfest is seeing a lot of hostility this year. I never normally remember it being seen as such a negative thing?

Silphium is an extinct plant which once grew in North Africa. In the ancient Mediterranean, it was used as a seasoning, perfume, medicine, aphrodisiac, and contraceptive.

It was the main trade item from the city of Cyrene in what is now Libya. Silphium was so important to Cyrenese trade, the plant was stamped onto their coins. Some of those coins show only the seed pods of the plant, which are heart shaped – and some people speculate this may be where the now ubiquitous heart symbol originally came from πŸ’š

An annotated digest of the top "Hacker" "News" posts for the last week of September, 2020.

n-gate.com/hackernews/2020/09/

Me, the developer of :
Ugh, god, when the hell is Readlebee going to be ready? I want to use it so badly!

Wow, this tool looks awesome! I imagine it'll take some time to set up, but it seems like just the kind of thing I'd like to use:
fraidyc.at/

uspol, --- 

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Attempting an Ubuntu upgrade from 18 LTS to 20 LTS... wish me luck!

People in the USA who wash dishes by hand:

Do you rinse your dishes etc. in *clean* (non-soapy) water after scrubbing and before you put them in the drying rack?

#poll

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It's weird that I don't have C-SPAN on any of my tv offerings... not even the antenna.

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