I take pictures of old things for a living
It’s almost always fascinating to see these objects and imagine what they meant to the people who used them
but the other day I took a photo of a heap of copper bracelets. I asked the curator why they were in a pile. Why we weren’t photographing them individually
That pile of bracelets was the cost for a European to purchase an enslaved person in Luanda in the early 1600’s
That was a hard thing to see
On the darkest possible night, under the clearest possible atmospheric conditions, the countless stars you can see in the night sky are only 0.000001% of the total number of stars in the Milky Way galaxy.
Ok I want to get serious about gardening but not really sure where to start.
I need seeds, obviously. Where can I go to get good quality seeds that are suitable for my climate?
How do I know if the soil I'm planting in is suitable?
How can I reduce water consumption?
Am I over thinking this? Can I just take seeds from groceries and sow and water them?
@unfa I'm eyeing Manjaro for a new distro, do you have any opinions on using it for music making? Do you know if it's easy to get zynfusion and ardour installed? Anything else I should consider?
US folks: Instacart's workers are planning a strike on Monday. Don't cross the picket line.
this is so sexy https://t.co/ndQX4Ixdea
If anyone tries to tell you rent forgiveness or rent strike is extreme or radical in these times just show them this:
U.S. Retailers Plan to Stop Paying Rent to Offset Virus Closures
he/him, they/them as you please.
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