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sean wrote:
juice wrote: With a much smaller cubicle.


I'm not entirely sure that's possible for me.

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My last cubicle had two people at one desk that was smaller than the one I'm sitting at now at home. We were pretty much on top of each other.
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obvs wrote: My last cubicle had two people at one desk that was smaller than the one I'm sitting at now at home. We were pretty much on top of each other.


i had a similar situation ... we were facing each other

my field of vision was blocked by cloth walls so all i could see was her, and she had a spectacular figure, so every day was an hours-long battle to not stare at her
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Open plan offices. Ugh.
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TOS wrote:
obvs wrote: My last cubicle had two people at one desk that was smaller than the one I'm sitting at now at home. We were pretty much on top of each other.


i had a similar situation ... we were facing each other

my field of vision was blocked by cloth walls so all i could see was her, and she had a spectacular figure, so every day was an hours-long battle to not stare at her
I went the other way.

I asked her out, and we both kept staring.

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I guess I should be happy about the wall in my office due to the intern in yoga pants and crop top next door.

Holy crud.
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what the heck is it eating, i can't see anything but coral
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Could be any number of things, cuttlefish are adaptable predators. And recall, sea life tends to be coloured in one of two ways, brightly coloured for a specific purpose, or camo.
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crescent moon plus jupiter and galilean moons

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her?
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ukimalefu wrote: her?


Yeah, but you have to be reasonably educated to know about the Roman god Jupiter, and most people are used to referring to planets in the feminine sense.
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maurvir wrote:
ukimalefu wrote: her?


Yeah, but you have to be reasonably educated to know about the Roman god Jupiter, and most people are used to referring to planets in the feminine sense.


What? No we're not.
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maurvir wrote:
ukimalefu wrote: her?


Yeah, but you have to be reasonably educated to know about the Roman god Jupiter, and most people are used to referring to planets in the feminine sense.


What? No we're not.


What do you have against AMAD planets that now identify as female? :goth:

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"footprints"

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aerial views of christchurch, new zealand, before the 2011 earthquake versus now

they have banned reconstruction of certain areas of the city, deeming them unsafe

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love highland cows!
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a dynamic map of the solar system, accounting for 18,000 objects pinpointed by data from nasa

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https://www.washingtonpost.com/weather/2019/06/26/this-volcano-just-erupted-after-nearly-century-silence-astronauts-captured-breathtaking-scene-miles-above/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.73df86c9dd83


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neat pic and a video of a volcano from the space station

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oh no! they killed Kenny!

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On the one hand, this restoration of the Apollo era MOCR is incredible. They really paid attention to every detail, right down to the carpet and cigarette stains.

On the other hand, it shows a NASA that is still living in the past, not the future.
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The Silence of Scotland - Headphones recommended

Viewing full screen on a big screen also recommended


Only in silence can we hear the song of nature. Natural silence is not the absence of sound from nature it is the absence of noise from modern life.

Listen in a quiet place where you will not be disturbed. Headphones are highly recommended.
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shockwave on the surface of the sun after a solar flare

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There's the very impressive shockwave, and there's the amazing fact that we technology that lets us see that.
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I wouldn't exactly call them "amazing", but here are some pics I took back in 2013 of some wood ants. I'd just got my first SLR.

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I love the ones with the nails
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only explanation I found (or first I found, then I stopped looking, to be honest)

The syringe is grounded through the plunger, and the nail is acting as an antenna drawing power from the Tesla coil. The air between them heats up as current passes through it, and eventually grows hot enough to form plasma. Plasma conducts far better than regular air, so most of the current travels through the resulting arc rather than creating new paths.
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An image captured by NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter shows the Chang’e 4 landing site from a distance of over 200 miles, revealing both the probe and the desolate lunar landscape around it.


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uh... sure NASA... there it is... I believe you...

even if I can't see human waste there

But nice pic of th dark..., sorry, FAR side of the moon.
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