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css for text.npr.org 

text.npr.org/ is an amazing site. But it can be better! This is my stylesheet for it, which you can import into Stylish:

body {
max-width: 40rem;
margin: auto;
text-align: justify;
font-size: 11pt;
font-family: serif;
}
body > p:nth-child(4) {
font-size: 1.7rem;
font-weight: bold;
font-family: sans-serif;
}

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We are proud that our tools can serve the LGBTQ+ community, particularly in places where it is dangerous to be out.

This June and year round, the Tor Project stands in solidarity with the LGBTQ+ community.

Happy #Pride2019! blog.torproject.org/pride-and-

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PSA your posts here are searchable on Google and other search engines unless you opt out of search-engine indexing under preferences in your profile.

not straight at all 

happy pride month πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ πŸŽ‰

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"A defiant Manning told Judge Anthony Trenga in a federal district court in Alexandria, Virginia, that she would β€œrather starve to death” than do what the state insisted and give testimony before the grand jury."

theguardian.com/us-news/2019/m

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the centrality of twitter in peoples socials circles encourages using it against the way its designed because micro blogging is an inherently limiting format. It also tends to make these posts more terse and combative because people need to save every word. (2/im not actually going to do this) 

Honestly i kinda just wish we could take the formats that social media platforms present more seriously. Twitter makes people terse and give a lot of pauses, tumblr encourages collaborative posting for better (building upon something OP has said either for comedy or for the betterment of the message) and worse (public mockery of the OP, possibly for something they really shouldn't be mocked for). Mastodon is less terse but still encourages people to still make a lot of content inappropriate for it because its so seemingly central to discussion for them. Threads are also Opt-in so there is an improvement because twitter because it makes broadcasting posts people hate higher effort and it doesn't encourage you to riff on a poster for funny man points (people do anyways because we've been taught to do that tho).

Pleroma is Mastodon if I had quite a lot of words, this post is already past 2k characters. I can really express myself on this platform. Its not perfect because it does broadcast peoples replies to the federated/public timeline which can be an information overload and it can encourage you to get involved in discussions (for again, better and worse).
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Being tired is not a badge of honor. It doesn't make you more worthy, it just means you're tired.

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also the way mastodon (and i believe pleroma) hide content besides notes (what AP calls short form formatted text) on the timeline to a link does sites hosting platforms like write.freely so dirty. You're making the content require you to leave the platform to even sample properly. A little teaser of what the post is about couldn't hurt. God there are so many cool ways you could show this. I esp blame Pleroma because that wide ass single column could be very good for displaying a write.freely post.
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q. why does windows do [bizarre action]
a. for compatibility. to answer in more detail, we'll need to discuss a flaw in
:brain1: earlier versions of windows NT
:brain2: pre-NT windows versions
:brain3: MS-DOS before networking support had been added
:brain4: CP/M
:brain5: the discovery of electricity

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also if you're wondering why so many files use three letter extensions, like how JPEGs are often .JPG: it's because of MS-DOS. DOS allowed for filenames with a maximum length of 8.3 - that is, eight letters with a three letter extension. so FILENAME.JPG is okay, but FILE_NAME.JPEG is too long on both accounts. everyone just kinda agreed that 3 is a good number for file extensions and here we are still using it for pretty much everything even though it hasn't been required for decades

#LynneTeachesTech

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animal abuse 

it sucks to feel like a killjoy when i talk about it this way, and obviously this isn't something people just know about. really this ties into a wider problem with "prank"-associated culture which leads people to think that it's excusable to psychologically fuck with the people and animals in their life

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We’re making elementary OS more accessible by default through an OS-wide effort to add and better expose features. Learn why, and how: buff.ly/2V4Gdk1

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Mastodon hides like/boost count in timelines, that is a good design.

Pixelfed isn't the first, and it won't be the last. πŸ˜‰

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2 girls sitting in a hot tub 0 feet apart because they're big gay

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@LottieVixen @wersimmon

everyone: wow Celeste's music is so good well I guess that's that it's not like there's any other gay game Lena Raine made lots of music for

me (holding like half of guild wars 2's music): wait don't go yet I need to show you thi--

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