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The account of AI6YR Ben, on his own server. Also at https://mastodon.radio/@ai6yr (ham radio). Yes, I'm the guy who found that hiker using only the selfie of his feet. If you want to support this server, https://patreon.com/ai6yr

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ai6yr, to random
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Keep alert in Michigan, that storm is active. #tornado #warning #TornadoWarning #MIwx

ai6yr, to climate
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AP: Study says 2023’s crazy Atlantic ocean heat, low Antarctic sea ice give glimpse of much hotter world. "Off the charts “crazy” heat in the North Atlantic ocean and record-smashing Antarctic sea ice lows last year are far more severe than what Earth’s supposed to get with current warming levels." https://apnews.com/article/crazy-warming-climate-change-atlantic-antarctica-d1252bce5fa37a81a551a70098680cb6

ai6yr, to random
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AP: Texas nuclear weapons facility pauses operations as wildfires spread through rural Panhandle
https://apnews.com/article/texas-panhandle-fire-evacuations-2cad37f14581bac74a3691969aaaf956

ai6yr, to random
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Toxic plant of the day. Castor-oil plant, Ricinis communis. Highly toxic to both pets and humans. Yet, humans grow these ornamentally, plus for Industrial use.

ai6yr,
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Note, if anyone ever asks you if you'd like see their Bulgarian umbrella in action, say "no". Bulgarian umbrellas were used by the KGB to murder dissidents by firing pellets full of the extract of the Castor oil plant (ricin) -- poison. https://drexel.edu/medicine/about/departments/emergency-medicine/medical-toxicology-image-library/b/

ai6yr, to random
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Looks like Kalamazoo is up next for the tornado warnings. #MIwx #tornado #SevereWeather

ai6yr, to Cat
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Everyday is (had to try out the FLIR for cat detection).

ai6yr,
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(cat appears to have 8 legs, because the FLIR is not aligned with the visual image... at least, that is my story. You generally have to calibrate it, but was worried about the cat moving..).

ai6yr,
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@dragfyre LOL that would be great!

ai6yr,
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*have been feeding this cat for 10 years, and this is the first time we've seen the cat for more than half a millisecond (owners there...)

ai6yr,
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@mjausson Yes, I believe so. one of those spots (the bright orange) is shaved, with a glucose meter on there right now...

ukuku, to random
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ai6yr,
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@ukuku Arrrhggghhhh

c_dan4th, to random
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[Meeting someone at my new job today]
Them: so what do you do here?
Me: well my job title is Principle Systems Engineer but I don’t really know what that means. I used to be an astronomer.
Them: ah! It means you’re the new Scientist in Residence. Welcome.

ai6yr,
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@douglasvb @c_dan4th If he told you, he'd have to kill you (as rhe old joke goes...)

ai6yr, to random
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Tornado Warnings, Severe Thunderstorm Warnings near Chicago.

ai6yr,
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@joycebell YIIIKEESS

ai6yr,
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@LarryL 🙏

jasonekratz, to random
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Can’t remember the last time I’ve heard this many sirens going off here in Lake County. #ilwx

ai6yr,
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@jasonekratz Stay safe!

hamletshire, to gardening
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ai6yr,
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@hamletshire Oooh, nice!

ai6yr, to random
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Exercised the "never say no to contractors moving up an install" rule. (window contractors had a cancellation, so they're showing up at 8am tomorrow!!). #remodeling

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I realize it’s against the law to post a twitter link on Masto, but there’s a a couple of ginormous wildfires raging in the Texas panhandle, necessitating the evacuation of two towns, and I couldn’t find any info here. Crappily, twitter remains relevant during disasters.

Note: I’m in no danger personally, these fires are hundreds of miles from here. But i know only too well how it feels when that huge wall of brown smoke heads at you; a few years ago a wildfire came within 2 miles of my front gate and it still freaks me out.

Like all public safety orgs, the TX Forestry Service needs a mastodon account. https://x.com/wxfanaticcc/status/1762576233202700408?s=61&t=0BAlwIyakkHHp-54v2_mHQ

ai6yr,
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@donkeyherder @iBlame Load watchduty... better updates there than anywhere else. https://app.watchduty.org/i/16557#allow-back

ai6yr, to Texas
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Watch Duty:

#BREAKING: Watch Duty has emergency deployed in Texas ahead of schedule due to the horrific wind-driven fires in the #Texas Panhandle. We can’t sit idly by and watch another town overrun by wildfire without giving communities life-saving information needed to make informed decisions. Be safe! #txwx #txfire

#GrapevineCreekFire https://share.watchduty.org/i/16561

#SmokehouseCreekFire https://share.watchduty.org/i/16557

#WindyDeuceFire https://share.watchduty.org/i/16560

glightly, to random
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Today I was in Woodland, CA, which is the county seat of Yolo County. Many UC Davis folks live there as the rents & home prices are cheaper. It has a teensy bit of influence from Davis regarding cycling, but outside of its pre-automobile downtown, it is a fairly typical rural industry sprawl town.

This was the lovely walk I got to take while waiting for a repair. Note the developer annexing the entire sidewalk on the left. Where do wheelchair users go? Note how WIDE that stroad is

ai6yr,
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@glightly Yeesh, that kind of barrier and they expect pedestrians to walk safely there?!? (ie, if people are hitting inanimate objects...)

ai6yr, to climate
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<insert something about boiling frogs here>

https://mastodon.social/@Datagraver/112005295416647427

ai6yr,
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@dougfir It makes you dizzy!

ai6yr, to random
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ai6yr,
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ai6yr, to random
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Today's home disaster repair task: switched out the appliance hoses to the washing machine, from old rubber to new stainless steel braided hoses. Did you know they recommend changing these every 5 years?! (Mine were original to this 1990's era washing machine).

ai6yr,
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@smatheson Interesting. that kind of install does not require the plumber, I can do that.

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