@realcaseyrollins @realcaseyrollins I did. It was a fun extension of the universe. I wasnt sure how I would like Lake, but I love her. and I really hope they get to make Book 3, cause these kids that want bigger numbers and worship the old conductor are FAScinating. Plus, I always need more Cat.

I Tried to Block Amazon From My Life. It Was Impossible gizmodo.com/i-tried-to-block-a
A woman tries to block Amazon from her entire house hold for a week, and finds out how near impossible it is for any of us to escape the company's growing monopolistic power.

How to Cope With Uncertainty, Using Psychology
youtu.be/5xlppugocU4
It's never fun to.. not know something. But, sometimes, it does happen. And one can feel uncomfortable with that. But there are ways to be more comfortable with not knowing something, even something important.

Why Soap Is Still Our Best Weapon Against Coronavirus
youtu.be/ls8P68lqwWQ
Hand sanitizer convenient, but hand washing still beats it out. Due to chemistry and molecule construction, hand washing is the apocalypse of germs.

What This Chart Actually Means for COVID-19
youtu.be/fgBla7RepXU
How pandemics kind of appear out of no where. How they can peak so dramatically. And how isolation can smooth that peak out dramatically.

Self care doesn't have to be fancy, expensive, or time consuming. Step away for a few minutes and breathe.

The Problem with Museums youtu.be/Av_3tGceTvs Confronting the history and ethics of museum acquisitions.

Ok, so here is my proposal:
I know that Masto avoids trending topics. However I like being aware of an active topic. So, I propose an *individual* user has an option that everytime a toot gets a reply or boost, it jumps up to the top of their TL. AGAIN, this is *not* a default, but an individual option like filters.

There could even be sub-options like "jump up toot if it recieves 5, 10, 20 replies/boosts" or "-everytime it gets 5, 10, 20 replies/boosts" to iterate it and keep it from being annoying.

Welcome to all the people from India that are joining Mastodon in these days!!

#india #introductions and #followindia can be helpful hashtags to find other people just arrived here like you.

We understand that you are still unconfident with this platform, therefore here you will find some helpful tips to better understand how #Mastodon works:

- There is no such thing as "A" social network called Mastodon! Instead there are thousands of independent social networks called Mastodon Instances.
- Every Instance has his own server, community, rules, admins and moderation.
- Every Instance can interact with users that are on other Instances, exactly like email works (you can send an email from gmail to yahoo, right?).
- Every Instance can choose to silence or completely block another Instance (i.e. because permits bad behaviour)

Chandelier - Sia (Postmodern Jukebox Cover) ft. Dani Armstrong youtu.be/RhXWZoqkb_Y Holding On For Dear Life!!

@kannan It might be nice, but honestly, there are not enough conversations going on on Masto that could take the place of what I would lose. I still like Masto, but there's just not enough comics, tv, movie discussion going on. There's plenty news. Plenty social issues. But I need to have fun too.

And there is only so much I can take of "X platform is horrible!! " full of righteous indignation🙃​. As tho Masto will simplistically solve whatever the problem is. Masto has it's issues too. And while Masto may function much like Twitter, there's no guarantee it can take its place. Or at least in all ways. Masto can only be Masto. Which is good in many, many ways. But definitely not the same.

don't be joke-mean with strangers. don't be even mildly sexual with strangers. don't reply to a total stranger just to tell them you don't like the hobby or piece of media or whatever they're talking about. don't start DMing a stranger with your unsolicited opinions. you wouldn't do that in the real world right, just go up to a stranger and be weird?

and again, don't be sexual with strangers. you can't just assume what someone's boundaries are

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The Upside of Stress
youtu.be/sZtEwEIUIOc
How bursts of stress can actually improve brain function.

Ice Bear needs to see proof of ownership.

HAZBIN HOTEL (PILOT)- So this was amazing. It moves, it breaths, it writhes, it screams, it hisses. It pops, it zings, it pows, it is full of MOXY! It has a pulse that is humming, and that's because it's doing exactly what it wants to do. CW: drugs, sexual references, images of cartoon hell, cursing, all kinds of naughtiness and nere-do-well-ship 

HAZBIN HOTEL (PILOT)
youtu.be/Zlmswo0S0e0

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