No, Rolls-Royce didn’t announce thousands of job cuts today. But Rolls-Royce did. by AutoNewsblaster in technology

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Interesting, to be sure, but it was 10 paragraphs to clear up something that could have been covered in 2.

Chart of Media Biases by magnora7 in pics

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Did this chart happen to be made by the Associated Press?

The Most Important Inventor You've Never Heard Of by intifan in science

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A fascinating micro-biography of Stanford Ovshinsky.

Want to Listen to Police Scanners? Cops Say No More by intifan in politics

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Because a reduction in government transparency is always a good thing. /s

See who voted for and against the balanced budget bill put before the US Senate today. by intifan in politics

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When push comes to shove, Dems are actually hawks who try and "coo" all day to make you think they're doves.

The 30 SciFi Stories Everyone Should Read by muad_dib in ScienceFiction

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Definitely going to have to add a few of these to my "to read" list.

State of the Website: SaidIt.net 5/16/2018 - New updates by magnora7 in SaidIt

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That would be great, because that's one feature about reddit that I can appreciate is having reddit.com directly go to my subscribed subs. Having that here, and still having the home IRC channel there would be great, because that's what's currently missing by doing a little workaround.

Coral Castle - Ed's magnetic flywheel by [deleted] in conspiracy

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Can someone ELI5 what this is supposed to be, beyond a rudimentary sort of coil generator?

State of the Website: SaidIt.net 5/16/2018 - New updates by magnora7 in SaidIt

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I've been looking around and haven't been able to find the answer for myself: is there any way to make the home page default to only the subs that we've subscribed to?

ninja edit: I love seeing all the weekly progress going on here, keep up the great work!

UFOs? More like USFOs Here is a list of US patents, and their inventors.. We are in an age of suppressed technology and lies. by [deleted] in conspiracy

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Do you have the source for this image? It looks like an interesting read.

The weird advantage Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin says it has on SpaceX by magnora7 in technology

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That'll be cool, if they can do it.

Saidit, what's your favorite fun fact? by Hellojoshua in AskSaidIt

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Call me the devil on your shoulder, there are slow motion videos of such things. Yes, because they're that fast.

Russia uses armed ROBOT during gun battle that left 11 jihadists dead by magnora7 in technology

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Well that's more than a little terrifying.

How did you discover SaidIt? by zoe in AskSaidIt

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r/redesign thread where people were asking after reddit alternatives.

Saidit, what's your favorite fun fact? by Hellojoshua in AskSaidIt

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Everybody knows it, but it's still my favorite: duck penises are shaped like corkscrews.

This Device Was Used to Resuscitate Canaries in Coal Mines – from til by intifan in whatever

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I thought this was at least a mildly interesting read, and interesting context to the well known phrase, "canary in a coal mine."

Donald Glover Can’t Save You – A long read, but a great one by intifan in whatever

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Ah, thank you for the link.

Donald Glover Can’t Save You – A long read, but a great one by intifan in whatever

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I have the same question, because I don't see one in the article, and he's shirtless in the video.

Donald Glover Can’t Save You – A long read, but a great one by intifan in whatever

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I think he's definitely troubled—his frequent allusions to suicide, including at the end of this article, are certainly an indicator—but, I think it's a fascinating window into the mind of someone who is definitely creating good (and if not good, interesting art). That, and the illumination of how he feels about there being an irreparable divide between "white" and "black" entertainment.

Saidit is the first legit Reddit succesor I've seem. by pitterpatterwater in frontpage

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Agreed. I've been completely underwhelmed by the other various spin-offs in the past, and this actually feels... right, somehow.

And it still has that new website smell!

State of the Website: Saidit.net 5/7/2018 - New minor updates by magnora7 in SaidIt

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You can really tell the care with which you're working on this site. For something only a few months old, it's really taking shape nicely.

The new shade of gray in the background definitely makes it easier on the eyes. I just joined earlier today, and a slightly lower contrast day mode was actually a change I was going to suggest when lo and behold... this post!

Texas Man Gets 50 Years in Prison After Scheme to Steal $1.2 Million Worth of Fajitas Unravels by magnora7 in whatever

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For real. People do horrible things to each other on purpose, and get waaaaay less jail time.

The average American worker takes less vacation time than a medieval peasant by magnora7 in news

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There is only one solution: we must return to Feudalism!