Yesterday was the 100th anniversary of the criminal partition of Ireland.
It created the Orange statelet, and condemned the Republic to a Catholic semi-theocracy with most of the nation's Protestants and the most industrialized parts of its working class behind the border in the North.
It was also a trial run for the British partition-and-massacre decolonization strategy later used elsewhere, particularly in India.
Spanish justice & democracy, eh?
For organising a referendum the following Catalan political leaders have received these jail sentences:
* Oriol Junqueras: 13 years
* Raül Romeva: 12 years
* Jordi Turull: 12 years
* Dolors Bassa: 12 years
* Carme Forcadell: 11.5 years
* Joaquim Forn: 10.5 years
* Josep Rull: 10.5 years
* Jordi Cuixart: 9 years
* Jordi Sànchez: 9 years
It is a disgrace. Even worse is the almost complete silence from the EU.
wow, Android is killing termux
I can't even.
Latest uBlock Origin Update Rejected from the Chrome Web Store. No time like the present to switch to Firefox.
No more spoiler, check it out https://mailman.iro.umontreal.ca/pipermail/gambit-list/2019-October/009168.html
The Cutest Oscilloscope Ever Made
If you thought your handheld digital oscilloscope was the most transportable of your signal analyzing tools, then you’re in for a surprise. This oscilloscope made by [Mark Omo] measures only one square inch, with the ma… https://hackaday.com/2019/10/10/the-cutest-oscilloscope-ever-made/
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/hackaday/status/1182433939534864384
I learned two jigs tonight. One I just didn't know before, and have no idea what it's called (will need to do some research tomorrow). The other I know but didn't know how to play, and can't think of the name. Maybe it'll come to me tomorrow.
So no links tonight!
The problem with good jigs is I just find them infectious dance music. Can't. Stop. Moving. Tomorrow is going to be a day for lots of tea and coffee.
french, plurals, magick
@aparrish it's actually tought to children in school using an "incantation" so you retain them by heart : "viens mon chou sur mes genoux, regarde mes bijoux, prends ce joujou et jette un cailloux sur ce vilain hibou plein de poux"
It is of course _never_ questioned on it's possible meaning(s) ;)
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