So I cast off my 2018 temperature blanket on Jan 1st and I am so pleased with how it turned out. I knit one garter stitch row every day for 365 days based on the daily high temp for my city. It was a very rewarding project. #knitting
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Due to tax cuts and the rising costs of textbooks, some USA schools are receiving corporate sponsored education materials.
This is just as bad as you think it is.
A 1998 study by the Consumers Union found 80% of these materials to be biased.
The educational materials were found to have incomplete or “slanted” information that favored the sponsor’s products and views.
Examples in next toot:
This is one of the best sticker packs I've seen for sale to date and the store is from one of our own fello Fedi humans, who also has a cool comic, @Cryoclaire
Here be extra cool stickers: https://www.hellovoid.online/product/sticker-pack-95
And here's a cursed tee: https://www.hellovoid.online/product/curse64-t-shirt
For all the solarpunk fiction writers - call for submissions for a #solarpunk anthology - http://www.sarenaulibarri.com/blog/solarpunk-winters-writing-prompts - help spread the word! #fiction
dismantle IP. dismantle copyright. dismantle ownership.
these myths are antique, we need new world views
❝Change the world. Start small. Start now.❞
— James Victore
It's almost 2019, which will bring the first new batch of US public domain works in over 20 years:
This "public domain day" used to happen every year until 1998, when 20 years was added to copyright terms for no real reason other than that large companies like Disney wanted it.
Copyright currently lasts 95 years in most countries, but until the late 1970s it was 56 years, or even shorter if copyright wasn't actively renewed.
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