Possibly the weirdest music video of all time 🤣 But seriously, we have about 12 years to avoid irreversibly screwing up the planet.

youtu.be/pvuN_WvF1to

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@[email protected] Captain: Now we have time travel, the solution is obvious, we'll go back to 1969 and...
Science officer: Uh, actually captain, the computer won't accept any date before 1 January 1970

100 days of learning a little bit of a new language every day, and it really is working! I'm sure Twitter won't miss you for those 10 minutes each day :p

invite.duolingo.com/BDHTZTB5CW

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"NULL" was supposed to be a joke on this hacker's license plate. Instead, it's landed him a ticket any time a traffic cop forgot to fill in the license plate number on a citation. $12,049 in fines later, it's unclear if the tickets will ever stop coming wired.trib.al/Ac3CI0Z

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“Even darkness must pass.
A new day will come.
And when the sun shines it will shine out the clearer.
There is good in this world Mr. Frodo, and it’s worth fighting for.”

English can be tricky sometimes. It can be understood through tough thorough thought, though.

Norwegian phrase of the week:

"Jeg tenker på brannmenn hele dagen."
"I think about firemen all day."

Perfectly reasonable 😝


invite.duolingo.com/BDHTZTB5CW

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Those of you who know me know I have almost as much heart for as she has for her world. Today, at long last, is available on Blu-ray & DVD so you can bring her world into yours.

"Brexit isn’t a normal political issue. This is about the fundamental direction of our country for generations to come. Brexit in any form is a disaster for our country and we’ll do everything in our power to stop it." - Jo Swinson, new Leader of the Liberal Democrats

Nice to read something hopeful and uplifting for a change :)
Why people are more honest than we think.
bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-indi

Norwegian phrase of the week:

- "Hvorfor ligger det en ulv i bestemors seng?"
- "Why is there a wolf lying in grandmother's bed?"

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Hi everyone! I’m really excited to show you this. I finally have merch and a brand new logo of my dog Walter! I hope you like them 🐶😊

weratedogs.com/collections/ive

Global heating: London to have climate similar to Barcelona by 2050.
“We are absolutely not prepared for this. Planning for climate change needs to start yesterday. The sooner it starts, the less the impact will be.”
theguardian.com/environment/20

People no longer trust each other. Why? And how can we fix it? An interactive guide to the game theory of trust: ncase.me/trust/

“You need to make real changes to protect people here and now from the climate change that we know is happening. We are not even preparing for 2°C rise let alone the position we might be in if the world does not [drive emissions down to zero]”.

theguardian.com/environment/20

"Leave campaign got away with quoting an imaginary £350m weekly contribution to the EU without acknowledging the £5.6bn rebate or the annual £4bn invested back into the UK illustrated the general lack of knowledge about the basics of membership."

theguardian.com/commentisfree/

So English is related to German, but did you know that Modern English inherits almost as much (maybe more) from Scandinavian (Norwegian / Danish / Swedish) thanks to the Vikings who settled the area that defined our modern dialect?
sciencedaily.com/releases/2012

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