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If you have @PrimeVideo@twitter.com, @amazon@twitter.com will block you from watching Prime shows that you've paid for with your membership if you have an adblocker enabled that stops Amazon-adsystem.com from loading.

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Population collapse in Mexico after the Spanish Conquest from Smallpox and Cocoliztli

"...the benefits of a long-term banking relationship go well beyond a deposit account,” the ABA said in its statement."

Not for the average consumer. That's just banks scared they're going to lose their monthly account fees.

politico.com/news/2021/06/12/f

RT @joemccjoe@twitter.com

The word banshee comes from the Irish bean sí (pronounced ban-shee) which translates as woman of the fairies or fairy mounds.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/joemccjoe/status/1

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A gun hidden within a bible, made for Francesco Morozini, Doge of Venice (1619-1694). The owner of the bible could pull the silk bookmark to shoot while the book was still closed. Now on display at the Museo Correr in Venice.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/archeohistories/st

My wife drew this sketch of our cat, Thumper. I really like it and I think it suits the frame.

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Imagine early men seeing this and thinking it was divinity

(The parhelion is a member of the family of halos caused by the refraction of sunlight by ice crystals in the atmosphere. The prerequisite ice crystals occur with cirrus or cirrostratus clouds. It is the occurrence and placement of these clouds that determine the parhelion appearance.

[source](skybrary.aero/index.php/Parhel))

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I've had a similar conversation with my wife. I joke that my ability to do the squat correctly proves my Asian ancestry, even if I don't look it.

theatlantic.com/health/archive

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