Sideblog

December 6
➡️ MetaFilter Events: Week 3. This week, we’re moving on to themes and topics around social justice, government, policy and research. You’ll learn more about advocacy and activism — and how you can have your voice heard on issues that matter to you!

December 5
Podcast 188: "Big Stride Moonshot" is up! 🎧🌙🚀💫

December 4
A very interesting discussion of architecture, operational energy, design, density, carbon costs, and urban planning in this thread.

December 3
Is this question the greatest of all time? Do you have pictures of goats you would let me use for gifts??

December 2
Latest MeFi Site Update is up!


dorothyisunderwood has proposed #Advent2022 posting for December: "I'm committing to post an FPP every day from Dec 1 to Dec 24 for Metafilter - seeing more activity and diversity on the blue is a direct action to boost Metafilter for our current and future users. Please join in and tag away with #Advent2022!" Here's the tag.

November 30
So I made homemade bread. It was awesome. I’m making homemade Castile soap this weekend. Very excited. What other stuff should I be making at home? What are the best things to make at home?

November 29
💫 What The MeFi BIPOC Board Does: "MetaFilter’s Global BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) Advisory Board wants to share some context and plans with MetaFilter at large," including Big Picture, scope, background, and future.

November 28
🎫⭐️Week 2 of Metafilter Events is here! "Following Week 1, we’re back with more as we kick off a week about books, fiction and the humanities." This looks so great.


🎁 MeFiGiftGuide2022: "the Metafilter community has collaborated to create gift suggestions by and for real people, who want to have real connections, and make a real difference in the world."


I feel like the lead character on a Hollywood Forensics show, able to produce amazing results from the other characters by saying "...Enhance." theatro asks "Manhattan history detectives: what church is (was?) this?" and gets a great investigative analysis.

November 26
carrienation posted Bent by Nature, a podcast from LA's KCRW about the legendary DJ Deirdre O'Donoghue and her influential radio show SNAP, with available live music archives from the show (1982-1991). As eschatfische notes in the comments, "not only are the Bent by Nature archives great, they're also a labor of love of Metafilter's own mykescipark."