Extinction Rebellion at Marble Arch
Very nice vibe here
Lots of tents
Latest issue of Positive News cover story: The Joy of Fix: Claiming the Right to Repair https://www.positive.news/product/magazine-subscription/
It was a big ol' march. The first protest I went to was the Stop the War march in 2003 and it was similarly large. That one, all the ones in between, and probably this one, have been pretty much completely ignored. I think it is true that only direct action brings meaningful change. But movement building is helpful. (Also.. my preference would be to revoke article 50.)
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Pretty rough day for St George.
- St George is put in Prison
- St George is Tortured on a Table
- St George is Tortured in a Cauldron
- St George is Tortured Tied to a Cross
- St George Survives Poison
- St George is Tortured Between Two Wheels
- St George is Tied between Two Posts and Sawn in Half
- St George is Dragged by Horses
- St George is Beheaded
Damn. Gotta work hard to be a megalo-martyr.
There's a nice mini-exhibition on some social housing projects in the UK at the V&A Museum at the moment.
This fact is pretty amazing: "In the mid-1970s nearly half the population of England and Wales lived in council houses"
But as we know... "with the election of Margaret Thatcher in 1979 the housing sector underwent rapid privitisation. Local authority architects' departments were disbanded, public land was sold off, and millions of council homes were bought[...]"
This also looks nice.
“Walden, a game is an exploratory narrative and open world simulation of the life of American philosopher Henry David Thoreau during his experiment in self-reliant living at Walden Pond. […] players are surrounded by the beauty of the woods and the Pond, which hold a promise of a sublime life beyond these basic needs.”
When I was a kid my Mum got me and my brother a game for the Amstrad called "Osprey!"
"The object of the game is to allocate wardens to help the ospreys successfully nest, rear young and survive the hazards that threaten them."
Very sad to say that to my like 5 year old self it just wasn't as fun as Harrier Attack, based on the Falklands War, but I love her for trying.
Hey this looks nice.
"Block’hood is a city building simulator video game that focuses on ideas of ecology, interdependence and decay."
Mind The Gap
Engels & Pizza Express
Homes for people, not for profit
No more deaths on our streets
No property, no poverty, lets do this properly
iPhone X R
A circuit made from lemons, copper coins and galvanised (zinc-coated) nails. Lighting up a low-current LED.
The copper and zinc are electrodes, amd the lemon juice is an electrolyte. The acid in the lemon juice reacts chemically with the zinc and liberates electrons. These flow to the copper. Three of these electrochemical batteries in series is enough to light a low-current LED.
I mean this stuff is like woahhh. Absolutely fascinating!
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