Not very safe food 

I accendentally soaked my chickpeas for almost a week, it smelled very yeasty.
Tasted a bit weird and I didn't like it but I figure it's maybe just the normal taste of fermented chickpeas.

Now time to wait to see if I poisonned myself or not :shrug_r2:
(Didn't want to waste food in case it's eatable.)

you have to accept that you're not special as in somehow better than others but also accept that you're special as in unique and deserving of love

Have you heard of the Royal game of Ur?

It's a 4000 year old game found in a royal gravesite in the ancient city of Ur. What's truly amazing about it is that we've also found a clay tablet with the rules for it! The oldest rule book in the world!

I had not heard of it, until I found this beautiful Free and open source online digital version of it! It looks great, and it's fun too! And you can play two player locally

Give it a go and let me know what you think!

royalur.net/ #game

Casually scrolling through a 3200-pages book from the library genesis to find tabulated data, as scientists do.

Insomnia complaining 

I feel as sharp as usual but somehow I lost half of my german understanding skills overnight, so I guess I'm not. Funny that I notice it there.

Yeah, no lab today, no error-sensitive tasks.

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Insomnia complaining, food 

I wasn't really planning to pour half a kilo of green peas into my breakfast but oh, well.

I guess today is not the day I go to the lab and carefully switch the laser back on :concern:

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Insomnia complaining 

Welp, it's 6am and I feel as restless as before, time for coffee and starting work early it seems :hot_drink: :hot_drink: :blobsleepless:

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Insomnia complaining 

Went through 4 cycles of not being able to keep my eyes open on my book, switching off the light, and then staring at the dark for half an hour, suddenly feeling full of adrenaline. So after 3 hours I gave up trying and started doom scrolling :oh_no:

Whyyy I can't ever fall asleep normally except when I basically pass out from exhaustion :ms_weary:

My dad threatened to have me committed so I am now homeless and would like to beg for a place to stay for a day or two. I'm being serious. I'm in northern germany.

Selfie, eye contact 

The sky is blue and the almost-noon sun is poking it head a little above the houses!
Listening to my group meeting, enjoying from the balcony my first sun rays in weeks :blobcoffee:

So I just finished the Broken Earth trilogy, and now I'm supposed to be working and listening to a meeting, but I really don't feel like my mind is back on the actual earth.

It was so good :blush_cry:

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Work stress 

Waiting for our project meeting in two hours when she asks me why I'm not in the lab today :oh_no:

She was even low-key telling me it would be good to work on theory during the winter break, like those 10 days, when I didn't even start using my 2020 vacation days yet :blobugh:

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Work stress 

Now I picture her repeating me that I really should take care to write this paper soon, but I also have to urgently do all the missing experiments and simulations and analysis to write another paper, and urgently restart the sleeping project I initially started with so I can be out of the lab end of February (will never happen), and I should also start writing my thesis now instead of doing everything after the end of the experiments.

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Ugh I was a bit too tired when I filled my weekly report Friday night, I accidentally ticked the checkbox in the global summary that one of the papers I have to write is done, and I came back to work this morning with an email from my (ex)supervisor that I should please send the paper around :concern:

anti-semitic website, what can i do? 

Hey folks, I know i said I Was leaving but, I stumbled across an anti-semitic website, literally the icon for the site is fashioned after the nazi flag, is there anything we can do to get this taken down?

Here's my least bad shot of the woodpecker! Apparently it's looking for ants.

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I was trying to work but there's a green woodpecker making a hole in the ground and I want to watch.

Also I threw a bird seed ball to the dead leaves pile where the birds seems to hang out (I'm supposed to hang it on my balcony but they don't come that close), and it bounced half a meter next to the woodpecker, who barely glanced at it :blobcatgiggle:

Now all the small birds are looking intensely at the seed ball but they don't seem to dare go near the woodpecker! Drama in the grass.

@Cyborgneticz An interesting document I found a while back: Wikipedia has, somewhat behind the scenes, a list of frequently-encountered sources that are color-coded by the community consensus on their reliability or lack thereof.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedi

I say "somewhat behind the scenes" because it's a public web page, but it's not very easy to come across.

I thoughts human timezones and stuff were making time complicated, but actually it's already super messy by itself.

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