[OC] Two thousand years of global temperatures in twenty seconds
'Trump warns presidential election result may not be known for 'years,' as allegations grow he's undermining the USPS to rig the election businessinsider.com/trump…
TIL: Laos is the most heavily bombed nation in history, with the US secretly dropping an average of 8 bombs a minute for 9 years during the Vietnam war bbc.com/news/world-asia-3…
I analysed 70 years of baby names in the US to decide what to call a male Karen. It's Terry. [OC]
What advice would you give to a 14 year old about starting high school?
watch 11 year old girls twerk in netflix newest show.
Trump said the 1918 Spanish Flu 'probably ended' WWII, which did not begin until 21 years after the pandemic businessinsider.com/trump…
Covid: Seven year old dies of coronavirus in Georgia, a day after Trump said children are ‘almost immune’ independent.co.uk/news/wo…
A rock working its way out of my hand after a bicycle accident over 25 years ago.
Canadian dies after being held in U.S. immigration detention centre with COVID-19 outbreak - James Hill, a 72-year-old Canadian national in ICE custody passed away on Aug. 6, 2020 at the Farmville detention centre in Virginia after contracting COVID-19 at the crowded, squalid facility. theglobeandmail.com/canad…
A violin piece known for its incredible speed and extremely high technical difficulty, Paganinis Caprice No. 5, flawlessly executed by 19 year old youtube.com/watch?v=0jXXW…
A soldier's face after 4 years of war, 1941- 1945.
[Serious] People who did a long time (5 years+) in prison, what was your biggest shock of the outside world?
Germany is beginning a universal basic income trial with individuals getting $1,400 a month for 3 years businessinsider.com/germa…
As a 50 year old gamer who started with a Pong console in the 70's, I sometimes just have to stop and marvel at how far we've come.
TIL - The UK sits under 5 different air masses, creating unpredictable weather patterns and mimicking both tropical and polar climates. Although on the same latitude as Canada the UK often gets rain instead of snow throughout the year and humidity compared to that of a rainforest in summer. bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-2…
This is my head after my last of brain surgeries (the RNS devise sends “shocks” to the part of my brain where the seizures start and it records a continuous EEG that is downloaded on a computer and sent to my doc) I had epilepsy for years and now I’m completely seizure free!!!!!
My Grandfather and I in Tokyo, 73 years apart
Civil unrest erupts in Belarus after rigged election and 26 years of dictatorship
The Netflix “11 year olds twerking” thread is nonsense.
So I read this thread just now and was shocked! How could Netflix make a tv show about 11 year olds twerking. It’s appalling. Like most others, I read the title and made my mind up. Popular comments included “paedos running Hollywood” and “funded by Epstein”.
Then I decided to actually check out the story. So I watched the trailer. Firstly you noticed it’s a movie, not a show. Secondly it’s french so Hollywood has nothing to do with it. Thirdly, it seems to be about a Mislim girl, forced to act in traditional ways, who becomes interested In dancing. According to reviews, The film CRITICISES the hyper sexualisation of girls and contrasts it with How girls are treated in traditional cultures. Hint - neither is promoted.
It is also a semi autobiographical comedy written and directed by a Senegalese woman! My goodness, I know you Americans have a puritanical streak but this is pretty ridiculous. If you all get this film by an up and coming minority banned before you even watch it then sh
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Nobody should have to work 1/3rd of their lives, for over 40 years, to retire at ~60 just to finish off whatever is left of their lives.
As of right now I am 18 years old and looking into the future is depressing. I figure I’m gonna have to work 8 hours a day, sleep 8 hours a day and then have 8 hours a day to myself. This does not include things like getting ready for work, commute or shopping/cooking. At the end of the day I’m only going to have a few hours to do what I want... for over 40 years. It seems like my entire life is just preparing me to follow directions and then putting me into a factory where I’m a brick in a wall (reference intended). When I tell other people this, I get a response along the lines of: “That’s what everyone has to do,” or “That’s how its always been.” Why? Even if it is how life works. How it has to be to maintain quality for everyone. What is the point in living? This is existential crisis material. Thanks for reading.
tl;dr - People think I’m crazy for thinking working 1/3rd of your life is crazy.
EDIT: Thank you guys for blowing this up!
TIL Tom Cruise divorced all three of his ex-wives when they turned 33 (Mimi Rogers, Nicole Kidman, Katie Holmes) and each is 11 years younger than the last. independent.ie/style/cele…
Goodbye, old friend. You got me through grad school, some tough times, and even enabled me to watch stuff while getting in shape on my treadmill. Worked beautifully for 9 years. imgur.com/G1tpyX7
Does anyone feel weirded out that there are so many 10-14 year olds on reddit?
This might be a bit of and ‘ok mum’ question, but there is a lot of rather adult content on reddit and it also makes me uncomfortable when I see young kids making posts in more adult subs for any unknown creep to message them and start a conversation. These posts usually contain their age and gender in brackets... gives me the heebs.
EDIT: well this blew up more than I thought, thank you all for engaging in this discussion, I appreciate all the comments made with some thought to them..I am attempting to read all your messages but may not get time to respond to you all.
She's from Delhi, I'm from Wyoming. This September it will be 7 years of Cowboys and Indians.
I grew up in a hyper-religious “girls don’t need education” family, and wasn’t allowed to attend school. I got fed up and left at age 15 to enroll directly in college. Exactly ten years later, I successfully defended my PhD Dissertation!
Paedophile Labour councillor who worked in children's home walks free despite being caught with over one million child porn images including 12-year-old girls being raped dailymail.co.uk/news/arti…
TIL that the Breaking Bad team was offered $75 million to produce three additional episodes after the final season. This much money was stated to be more than the profits they had made in five years. The team refused, saying that the final episodes did not lend themselves to additional installments. indiewire.com/2019/07/jef…
Everyone wearing a mask while attending a football game in 1918. ( 102 years ago )
been roasted by my dad for the past 23 years, let’s see if you can do better ಠ_ಠ
It's okay,It will take 10 years for Internet Explorer to realize it's actually gone.
Whispering that I ripped my pants at our Wedding- 2 years!
This happened back in March. My mom saw my location was turned off in Life360 and threatened to turn off my phone and also told me that I can’t drive the car anymore (I was living an hour away from home for school). Oh did I also mention that I’m 20 years old???
Japan PM sparks anger with near-identical speeches in Hiroshima and Nagasaki - ‘It’s the same every year. He talks gibberish and leaves,’ says one survivor after plagiarism app detects 93% match in speeches given days apart theguardian.com/world/202…
TIL that Louis Vuitton burns surplus bags and products at the end of each year. This maintains exclusivity of the brand and ensures that their products are never sold at a discounted rate. marketingmind.in/reason-l…
This 11-Year-Old boy from Nigeria received a scholarship from New York’s ABT Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School of Dance after they saw his barefoot ballet performance online v.redd.it/ymiudnjtdhg51
5 year old girl comforts her 4 year old brother struggling from chemotherapy.
It's been one year since I trolled Hugh Jackman! I didn't realise until today that the date I met Hugh was the same date I joined Reddit many years ago 😂 thank you Reddit for the monster you created.
Mugshots: 5 years for medical marijuana w/expired card, 6 months for three sexual felony charges
UPDATE - It’s been over a year and I always wondered if he kept counting. Original post in comments.
Finally switched plates after too many years of ignorance.
San Antonio Spurs Are Officially ELIMINATED From 2020 NBA Playoffs, Ending 22-Year Playoff Streak
Following wins by both the Memphis Grizzlies & Phoenix Suns, the San Antonio Spurs have officially been ELIMINATED from 2020 NBA Playoff contention.
The San Antonio Spurs were tied for the NBA record of 22 consecutive playoff appearances. The Spurs’ streak started in the 1998 NBA Playoffs and was the longest active playoff streak in any major North American sports league.
I rescued the cat off the street. Photos before and after. One year difference. :)
[OC] 10 Years of Tesla Stock Prices
Conservative christians protest and yell "murderer" in front of a hospital where a 10 year old girl, who was raped by her uncle, was getting and abortion np.reddit.com/r/PublicFre…
Do your worst! I’m a 29 year old asthmatic introvert.
TIL in August 1968 after being turned down by 19 other teams, the Atlanta Braves signed 62-year-old pitcher Satchel Paige so he could get his MLB pension. He needed only 158 days on an active roster to reach the five-year minimum required to receive his pension. He collected $250 a month. theundefeated.com/feature…
My 82-year-old gran tried to embroider a Bob Ross painting!
Fourteen years after receiving the official go-ahead, scientists began to assemble a machine in southern France on Tuesday that will seek to prove whether nuclear fusion, the process which powers the Sun, can be a safe and viable energy source for Earth france24.com/en/20200728-…
Agate with million year old water trapped inside it
AITA : 17 year old entered my car and stole things of value and his mother thinks an apology is enough...
Update: This is on AITA because I have had an intrinsic debate. Am I the Asshole for wanting the book thrown at him? For going after a reimbursement or some sort of punishment? Is he just a kid? Am I being petty? As someone who is empathetic to others, I have been unsure of my position. However, many of you have made me feel as I am NTA! So, thank you!
Police are dragging their feet and stating that meeting with the family at the behest of the hotel has basically voided our claim to a burglary. The state attorney’s office stated that it’s not true. Let us see if the police and state attorney get it together.
We had a staycation this weekend. We visited a local luxury resort and parked our car with the valet. Upon departure we found that items were missing. We reported it to the valet and after investigating with the police, they found that some teens were going through the parking lot removing items from cars the valet left unlocked
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Splish splash this year is trash
My first year in Australia, Thank you. Thank you so much.
A story I wanted to tell and say thank you, on the day that marks one year in Australia.
I was invited 3 years ago to apply for a skilled immigration visa to Australia. It took me close to 2 years to get the visa and $25,000 USD through everything that was needed. I was required to sell my car, house and close any account I had with my country (USA) in order for the visa to be granted.
Oh man was a nervous, all I ever learned about Australia was kangaroos (which I've only seen one, on the side of the road sadly D:), koalas (none yet) and it was hot, which was fine coming from Texas, I love hot.
I loaded up my remaining belongings, everything I had into 3 suitcases and headed to the airport on August 15th 2019. The TSA broke into one of my suitcases to remove my shaving razor (which was totally legal since it was under the plane) and left my suitcase open where most of my clothing... might still be floating around somewhere and one container of the cash that I was bringing with
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I sent an email to the professor who laughed me out of a machine learning seminar two years ago
My senior year of undergrad, my then-boyfriend and I attended a machine learning seminar put on by my university. There were no prerequisites to attend, I had experience with programming and computational modeling, and I wanted to learn the fundamentals of machine learning before I started grad school. It was not a graded class; just a mini-retreat held on campus one Saturday.
Out of the approximately 100-150 attendees, maybe four (including me) were female. I was the only one wearing a dress and makeup. The professor who facilitated the seminar began by asking questions to assess the general knowledge level in the room. When he noticed I wasn't raising my hand, as I was brand new to the material, he began pointedly looking at me each time he asked a question. Then he switched his question style: "raise your hand if you haven't heard of..."
He made eye contact with me and smirked at me every single time I didn't know the answer. Other men--not all, not even a majority, but e
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Biden will announce on Tuesday a new plan to spend $2 trillion over four years to significantly escalate the use of clean energy in the transportation, electricity and building sectors, part of a suite of sweeping proposals designed to create economic opportunities nytimes.com/2020/07/14/us…
Postmaster General Louis DeJoy “gave $400,000 to Republicans just this year” and has “between $30 and $75 million in assets of direct competitors to the United States Postal Service.” politifact.com/factchecks…
I’ve been taking Stock Market Chart and turning them into landscape art. An alternative and simple explanation of the pandemic affect these companies. This one a years snapshot of Ford. reddit.com/gallery/i8saks
TIL about Sleeping Beauty Syndrome, an extremely rare illness, which causes episodes of being mostly asleep for weeks at a time. If awake during an episode, sufferers are confused about what is real and what is a dream. The condition appears in adolescence and resolves itself 10-15 years later. bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england…
AITA for naming my daughter the name I chose years ago?
I had my daughter a week ago. I had chosen her name a long while ago because it had a very personal meaning for me. Before I was pregnant my sister and I had been talking about what we'd like to name our kids and I told her the girl name I really wanted to use. She complimented me on it and then we didn't talk about it again. She gave birth to my niece five months ago and guess what name she used? That's right. THE name I had chosen so long ago. I didn't care. Was a little annoyed by it but I wasn't going to let it stop me from using the name.
Now she's annoyed I used the name too. She told me it was weird that I would use it and that the cousins have the same first, middle and last name. I told her I wasn't going to change the name I had wanted for a long time, that had a deep meaning for me, just because she decided to use it after I told her the name. She said as the first one to have a baby she got dibs. I told her to get over it and it was a name anyone could use.
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Why did I spend 4 year getting a CS degree for Web Development when people doing coding bootcamp for a few weeks and are able to get same jobs?
What the hell?
Did I waste my time doing CS if I want to get into web dev?
Seem like CS is more for thing like embedded engineering, data engineering, etc.
What is point of CS degree if i want to become web dev???
15 year old step daughter is pregnant
My husband and I are so incredibly furious. My husband shares a 15 year old with his ex girlfriend. They had her in high school. Ex is 30 and husband is 31. The ex never really makes good decisions and still acts like she's in high school. For most of step daughters life, she has lived with my husband. Two years ago, we had our first child together and step daughter was not happy and decided she wanted to live with her mom full time. Ex took us to court and somehow ended up getting 50/50 custody. We have tried to fight this to no avail.
We are more strict with SD and don't allow her to have boys in her room, go to parties, etc. Her mom on the other hand lets her do whatever she wants. SD was coming back to us the end of July, ex calls us and tells us her boyfriend tested positive for corona and thinks they should all self isolate together. We all agree.
My husband has been texting SD everyday to see how she's doing and she said she's tired and her muscles hurt. We think ok, she has
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100% of Colorado is under drought or abnormally dry conditions. “Temperatures, for hundreds of years, are not going to return to 20th century averages. We need to be thinking in terms of more frequent periods of very hot and dry — unlike anything we’ve experienced before,” dailycamera.com/2020/08/0…
Plant remains point to evidence that the cave’s occupants used grass bedding about 200,000 years ago. Researchers speculate that the cave’s occupants laid their bedding on ash to repel insects. If the dates hold up, this would be the earliest evidence of humans using camp bedding. sciencemag.org/news/2020/…
TIL a 9,000 year old skeleton found inside a cave in Cheddar, England, has a living relative was teaching history only a 1/2 mile away, tracing back nearly 300 generations. independent.co.uk/news/th…
Today we celebrate the foundation of Switzerland 829 years ago. Have a great day everyone!
To the 6 year old I just played with, who had a pretty intense cough...thank you for the reminder that this is just a game.
I wish I could give you a hug, little buddy. I know that Apex was just a way for you to escape from reality, and it sounds like you could use one.
For context, I just finished playing this morning with a young man who had a pretty nasty cough. I hopped on the mic to check if he was ok, and this is how the conversation went:
Me: "Hey little buddy, are you ok? Can you breathe?"
Him: "Yes I'm kay, I don't have the COVID-CORONA"
Me: "Ok, just making sure. Did you drink some water?"
Him: "Oh, ya. I drink my dad's water. But my dad and my mom got into a fight, and they broke up. I stay with my grandma now. But then my great-grandma died and I got really sad. I just turned 6. I just had my birthday. Do you have light ammo?"
Honestly...it was one of those moments that reminds you, its just a game. We don't need to rage, we don't need to yell at people...there are things that are so much worse than TtK or bad teamplay.
Poor little dude. I hope you get all the light ammo in every game, ev
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TIL in her nearly 70 year reign, the Queen has visited 116 countries in the world, but Greece is not one of them, despite her husband been born there. The reason is believed to be that Philip hates his birth country, because of how they treated his family over the years bbc.com/news/magazine-179…
Having 11 year olds twerk is not based-whole compass unity
Researchers show that yields for wheat grown in indoor vertical farms under optimized growing conditions would be several hundred times higher than yields in the field due to higher yields, several harvests per year, and vertically stacked layers. dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2…
I dislike Ellen as much as the next person but... 50 years.
60-year-old dish split spontaneously, alone on the countertop in the middle of the night, no temperature change or anything striking it
After watching it for the first time in 6 years
In An American Tail (1986), the colour of the statue of liberty is historically accurate. As the film is set in 1885, the year the statue was completed, it still has its bright copper colouring. It was only after 1900 that the statue turned green due to oxidisation.
50 Percent of White Folks Admit That They Will Happily Condemn Us All to Four More Years of Excruciating Hell theroot.com/50-percent-of…
TIL the Carolina Dog is a dog breed first discovered living wild in the southeast region of the United States, and after extensive DNA testing it is believed they are descendants of the first animals to accompany humans across the Bering land bridge thousands of years ago. akc.org/dog-breeds/caroli…
TIL Captain America #1, with its iconic cover of Cap punching Hitler, came out a year before the US entered WWII. At the time most people did not support war with Germany, so Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, both Jews, received death threats. However, the Mayor of New York was a fan and pledged protection. cbr.com/the-history-behin…
[OC] Tracking my wellbeing since the beginning of this year
60 year old photo, from 1960, of my Grandpa in his early 20's. The letter in his pocket is a love letter from my Grandma.
Army veteran, father of 5, lives in Nashville, TN. 53 years old, 6' tall 230 lbs Let me have it!
Trump frequently accuses the far-left of inciting violence, yet right-wing extremists have killed 329 victims in the last 25 years, while antifa members haven't killed any, according to a new study businessinsider.com/right…