Devan Miller

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The Truth About Pepe The Frog And The Cult Of Kek

I’ll cut right to the chase:<p>Pepe the Frog isn’t a white nationalist symbol.<p>Pepe the Frog isn’t a harmless meme propagated by teenagers on the …

The Food Lab: The Secrets to the Best Easy Homemade Falafel

More<p>Sandwiches<p>Tips and tricks for making the best sandwiches at home.<p>My good friend and colleague Daniel has gone on record stating that he doesn't like falafel. This is a tragic yet understandable stance to take, and I don't hold it against him (much). In fact, I used to be in the same boat.<p>The …

Chickpeas

Making the Tarot Literary Again

In 1890, William Butler Yeats joined a recently founded magical fraternity called the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn. For years he remained a dedicated member. (When the Golden Dawn split up, about a decade later, he joined a splinter group called the Stella Matutina.) The Golden Dawn took the …

Literature

DOTS—Long-Term, Human-Readable Archival Data Storage

Via Alexis Madrigal’s TinyLetter, Real Future, DOTS is a Digital Optical Technology System developed by Eastman Kodak in the 01990s, and abandoned in …

Here’s an Epic Visual Guide to Discordianism

Here’s an Epic Visual Guide to Discordianism | Jason Louv | Ultraculture - Wake Up and MutateAbsolutely incredible infographic guide to …

The Dictionary Is a Sci-fi Novel (and We're All Trapped Inside It)

The Dark Meaning Research Institute <i>has published its most mind-blowing paper yet. It reveals that we live in a linguistic simulation of the universe,</i> …

Portable PC Inspired By Shadowrun's Cyberdecks

This custom PC is too small to be a desktop, but too big for a laptop. It’s a unique portable build, something out of an 80s cyberpunk world. And …

shadowrun

The end of capitalism has begun

Without us noticing, we are entering the postcapitalist era. At the heart of further change to come is information technology, new ways of working and the sharing economy. The old ways will take a long while to disappear, but it’s time to be utopian<p>The red flags and marching songs of Syriza during …

20th Century

The Princes & Princesses Of Cyberpunk

Adrian Dadich is a freelance concept artist and illustrator from Australia.<p>His cyberpunk/anime character art is just <i>incredible</i>. I think my wallpaper …

Anime

Greece

Greece is a remarkable country full of wonderful people, but along dimensions of development and governance, the place is plainly pretty fucked up. …

Comment on Not a Tea Party, a Confederate Party by Trump’s Policies: A White Ethnostate is the Goal – 606

[…] Proclamation was a bad idea and wish that the Confederacy had won. They want an American from before the Civil War, where whites could own others …

In the basement with transhumanism's DIY cyberpunks - The Kernel

In a nondescript alleyway on Pittsburgh’s North Side, Nathan Kukulski arrives at a house party carrying two half-empty cases of beer. The place is …

Singularity

The next tech bubble is about to burst - The Kernel

My timer for the bursting of this tech bubble currently stands at nine months. That’s when investors and venture capital markets will stop throwing …

We’re All Precarious Now

Interview by<p>Neoliberalism isn’t a new concept any more. Using it, along with “deindustrialization,” to describe changes in the core economies since …

basicincome.co Universal Basic Income on a Co-Op Dividend Scheme

“Consumers’ cooperatives allocate dividends according to their members’ trade with the co-op. For example, a retail co-op store chain may return a …

Unconditional Basic Income? Oh Boy.

Here’s a Comic Book Guide to the Tibetan Buddhist Afterlife

Here’s a Comic Book Guide to the Tibetan Buddhist Afterlife | Jason Louv | Ultraculture - Wake Up and MutateThis brilliant comic explains the Bardo, …

John Oliver, Edward Snowden, and Unconditional Basic Income

How all three are surprisingly connected<p>In what is arguably the most important piece to come out of John Oliver’s “Last Week Tonight” show on HBO so …

Dependency culture debunked: Study finds welfare makes people more likely to want to work -- not less

Europeans are more likely to want to work when their country’s welfare benefits system is more generous, according to a study. The survey, which …

Generous welfare systems actually make people more keen to work, Europe-wide study finds

Generous welfare systems do not create a culture of dependency and actually make people more keen to work, a major Europe-wide study has found.<p>The …

Transhumanism and the Broken Promise of Cosmic Communism

In <i>The Utopia of Rules</i>, David Graeber described much of the cultural phenomena that happened in the 70s and following decades as the result of a …

Singularity

Data structures influence speed of quantum search in unexpected ways

Using the quantum property of superposition, quantum computers will be able to find target items within large piles of data far faster than …

Tesla basically just ignited the driverless car era

The computer-controlled driverless car is barreling down the road of the future towards us. We've known this for a long time, but the speed and the …

How Mice Turned Their Private Paradise Into A Terrifying Dystopia

In 1972, animal behaviorist John Calhoun built a rat paradise with beautiful buildings and limitless food. He introduced eight mice to the …

Mysterious Indo-European homeland may have been in the steppes of Ukraine and Russia

What do you call a male sibling? If you speak English, he is your “brother.” Greek? Call him “phrater.” Sanskrit, Latin, Old Irish? “Bhrater,” …

Anthropology

Vomit blood and never stop | ragnarokabilly: american-apparel-sex-wario: ...

Foam and Worbla armour MEGA TUTORIAL<p>Tutorial by AmenoKitarou<p>I wonder if you could use these foam forms to do lost foam casting. Lost foam casting is …

Vomit blood and never stop | apocalypsepack: @world_of_weapons I love the...

Antipasto Squares | Kevin & Amanda

We love Antipasto Squares as a meal, but this recipe was originally supposed to be an appetizer… hence the name Antipasto Squares! They’re delicious …

Wasteland Weekend costume inspiration

Destiny Warlock coat concept<p>the guiding silhouette for the outfit. i like the cross between military, fantasy, and utilitarian mil-spec. the flipped …