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Curated list of examples of how #Iceland has its shit together:
- labour union membership is considered obvious and is widespread;
- COVID got tracked and traced basically into oblivion;
- plenty of swimming pools, open till late (including in the winter);
- ice cream parlors open an hour longer than swimming pools (including in the winter).

Olympus quits camera business after 84 years

...The firm said that despite its best efforts, the "extremely severe digital camera market" was no longer profitable.

The arrival of smartphones, which had shrunk the market for separate cameras, was one major factor, it said.

It had recorded losses for the last three years.

T> he Japanese company made its first camera in 1936 after years of microscope manufacture. The Semi-Olympus I featured an accordion-like fold-out camera bellows, and cost more than a month's wages in Japan....

bbc.com/news/technology-531652

#olympus #cameras #DigitalEatsWorld

Hey , can anyone (especially from former ) me to identify an old I saw on Finnish as a child?

It was about a chain reaction in a small village. I don't remember the exact order anymore, but the village was plagued by snakes, and inhabitants tried to get rid of them with hedgehogs, who then plagued the village... (Or thereabouts.)

Every solution caused a new problem, ad absurdum. Would love to see it again!

Might've been , or .

RT @UNFCCC@twitter.com

Temperatures reached +38°C within the Arctic Circle this Saturday, 30°C hotter than normal. #GlobalHeating is accelerating, and some parts of the world are heating a lot faster than others.

The #RaceToZero emissions is a race for survival.

Dataviz via @ScottDuncanWX@twitter.com

RT @cheriehu42@twitter.com

had to update my diagram. WHAT A WORLD

okay i just want to point out that itch.io bundle is 1500 games now

that was not a typo

you better be paying more than $5 for this

itch.io/b/520/bundle-for-racia

STOP TRYING TO IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF DEBATE ONLINE. no right-thinking person goes onto online to find strangers to "debate" with. real people, ordinary, decent people, have only come online to view gifs of skeletons fucking

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