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August 2
Hey, folks, it's time for a fundraising push! MetaFilter depends primarily on member and reader funding to operate, and that's even more true over time as advertising revenue continues to decline. Your new and increased subscriptions and one-time contributions are what will make it possible for us to continue to operate as the actively moderated community website we've been for the last 22 years and counting.


brainwane has a couple of great posts up about ADHD: The World Federation of ADHD's International Consensus Statement of 208 Evidence-based conclusions about the disorder, and "this was like discovering DNA", about David Cain's (Raptitude) ADHD diagnosis.

August 1
Heyyyy, it's episode 175 of the MetaFilter Monthly Podcast with cortex and jessamyn!

July 30
Stately pleasure domes now being decreed and/or erected โžก This Way.

July 28
Current Olympics questions in Ask Me: Best Olympic news of the day?; ๐Ÿ… Where can I find nation agnostic coverage of the Olympics?; ๐Ÿ‹๐Ÿพโ€โ™‚๏ธ Watching the Olympics - Obscure sports edition; ๐Ÿคบ What is the the best way to stream the Tokyo Olympics? ๐Ÿšฃโ€โ™€๏ธ

July 27
What Belongs In A Go-Bag? I'm always feeling, Blue asks what with the state of the world I've been thinking about fire and flood recently. If I had to get up and go right now, what should go in my go-bag?

July 26
Reminder: Summer Book Bingo continues! โ˜€๏ธ๐Ÿ“š๐Ÿ›


Give me your glabrous, your rugose, your shambling masses ... Halloween Jack on the Statue, amid many other unsettling thread remarks (brrrr!) in signsofrain's post reminiscing about how we worshipped the husk.

Enjoy! Or dip in as a palate cleanser between y2karl's Gorgo 2049 video post (SCP alert!) and GenjiandProust's โ€œI Wear No Maskโ€ and Other Horrors newest weird audio dramas post.

July 25
It strikes me that the past is funny and odd and serious and heart-breaking and packed full of people who feel a lot like us: hurdy gurdy girl posts Tom Jacksonโ€™s quirky Postcard From the Past Twitter feed and podcast.

July 24
[I] am an audiologist, hearing aid researcher, and published scientist in this area: Lutoslawski provides a clear channel of info and advice about hearing aids in Ask Metafilter, plus good advice from hearing aid wearers AugustWest and Tchozz.

July 23
Come join us in fanfare to watch the Opening Ceremony of the 2021 Tokyo Olympics!


Could I interest you in everything about "Inside"? Gorgik: This post is a perfect homage, given the care and obsession that it took to make it. Rhaomi makes a rather spectacular post on comedian Bo Burnham and his pandemic special "Inside."