I had a four-hour wait at urgent care today and my phone was almost dead so i looked for something to read at the mall across the street but it didn't have any bookstores

It occurred to me that if you're not particularly interested in clothes or kitchenware or furniture the internet has made malls really boring; all the book and music and game stores are gone

Anyway i ended up buying an issue of Scientific American at a grocery store and reading that

People pay money to play a game so incredibly computationally intensive that its developers just announced official Microsoft Excel API integrations

Remember that next time someone throws out the opinion that work wouldn't get done if people weren't forced to do it to survive
arstechnica.com/gaming/2022/05

Current strategy for developing my tootworld is to go over to the federated tab and follow one account per day and/or whenever i remember. Not sure how everyone else discovers stuff here? I guess it just takes time

david byrne explaining the entire history of texas in two minutes has extreme bill wurtz energies youtu.be/LIKydAIzsmo

"Kraft Dinner has been called the de facto national dish of Canada. [...] Canadians purchase 1.7 million of the 7 million boxes sold globally each week and eat an average of 3.2 boxes of Kraft Dinner each year, 55% more than Americans. The meal is the most popular grocery item in the country, where "Kraft Dinner" has an iconic status and has become a generic trademark of sorts for macaroni and cheese." en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kraft_Di

starting to slightly regret choosing "bro" as a username but yolo i guess

The Sights and Sounds of Lake Chipotle, Minneapolis - A Slow TV Experience in 8K HDR youtube.com/watch?v=BPnqEgFBia

mild everything everywhere spoilers 

i like how they incorporated the infinite probability drive from hitchhiker's guide in how people move between parallel universes. honestly i think that movie captured what people liked about dna's writing far better than the actual hitchhiker's guide movie

pleasantly surprised by how many of these songs i really liked

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also numbers 3 through 8 are really close and i can rearrange them on a whim tbqh

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i was thinking of putting the moldovan train song lower but i kept pausing other songs to listen to it again. i wouldn't be being completely honest with myself

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ok i listened to all 40 eurovision songs today and here are my top 10 (just based off of the studio versions):

10. lps - disko (slovenia)
9. subwoofer - give that wolf a banana (norway)
8. jeremie makiese - miss you (belgium)
7. systur - med haekkandi sol (iceland)
6. brooke - that's rich (ireland)
5. sam ryder - space man (uk)
4. kalush orchestra - stefania (ukraine)
3. chanel - slomo (spain)
2. konstrakta - in corpore sano (serbia)
1. zdob si zdub & advahov brothers - trenuletul (moldova)

Every morning i get woken up by birds outside and panic for a moment because they kinda sound like a hurt cat

not quite sure what to post here so here's me winning a tetris tournament t.co/9Dja9REqwy

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