Pro tip: Put #koreader on any ol e reader device and you have an open source digital library / reader behemoth ! Easily one of the coolest open source projects out there.

Food going bad 

Now that my plants are starting to produce I need to learn more about harvesting and storing the produce. I'm usually really bad at it, things rot and dry out often :( I recently lost like 1 kg of carrots and big portions of lettuce (bought from the store). It's one of those executive function things that has never quite worked, just like cooking. But now that I'm growing some food for the first time, I would be extra sad to lose it.

My big tomato plant is almost as tall as me and has started making tiny tomatoes!

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Are you European? I would like to ask if you can spare some minutes and read the citizens' initiative for unconditional basic income - and sign if you support it:

My favorite rose is in bloom: Rosa chinensis 'Viridiflora' Also called "The Green Rose". It's a mutant that lost its ability to properly make a flower. On dissection, it's an infinitely recursive set of leaf-like sepals. It cannot reproduce on its own. It's been hand propagated through cuttings over several centuries. It is one unique specimen carried through time solely by people that find it fascinating. I believe it was first documented in Western Culture in the 1700s.

#blooming #rose

Irregular reminder that flags like 🇬🇧 or 🇩🇪 or 🇮🇳 represent countries, not languages.

After flowering, my pea plant has made its first, most adorable pea pod. :blobcataww: @plants

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Please CW climate doom along with all the other dooms. We all know it’s happening and it’s good to be able to choose when to engage

It's a flowery day in the balcony. My peas are flowering, my tomato flowers are opening and my potted datura which I got by accident, has opened a whole large flower within a few hours. @plants

"Hur kan Sverige få en lösning för digital identitet och e-legitimation som baseras på öppna standarder och fungerar för alla? Idag är det svenska samhället beroende av stängda system ägda av företag, främst Bank-ID. Nu skapar vi istället en fri och öppen lösning. Välkommen till Goto10 Stockholm 20 juni 2022 kl. 16:00–17:00!"

Sweden, institutional transphobia 

Sorry to rain on everyone's parade but Sweden isn't really a nice place for trans persons.

Trans health care is absurdly gatekeepy, severely underfunded, currently collapsing, and still essentially unchanged since the days of eugenics. Sweden proudly pioneered the sterilisation requirement!

On top of that state media is transphobic and the terfs are winning because nobody cares.

Swedens "tolerance" is mostly just us being scared of conflict. Just look at us.

In sweden private newspapers are threatening to sue public service because they are to good at delivering written news online... It is truely a horrific society where people can learn about what is happening in the world without paying for it 😩

Fedi-wide survey, boosts appreciated!

You are:

Things autism research could be about:

- How does autism radar work?
- Do we have an easier time communucating with other autistics because our ways of communication are similar, or because we've all had to learn to accomodate the people we're talking to?
- What can be done to prevent and treat autistic burnout?
- What even *is* autistic burnout exactly?
- What effects does masking have on your mental health?
- What autistic traits are actually traits of autism, and which ones are trauma responses?
- How is a non-traumatized autistic brain work?
- How can we better accomodate autistic people?

What autism research is about:
- How do we make the autistic people stop existing?

Whenever someone uses the word "lazy", what they actually mean is "doing other things than what I want you to do". It's the peak of control-freak culture.

I’ve been learning a bit about this palm that I found at work today doing a beautiful thing. It seems to be a sago palm, and it’s very toxic to dogs, so don’t try this at home. But also, truly, look at this big effort. Cycas revoluta #florespondence @plants

a lot of ppl need to spend less time reading the news

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