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Elon Musk's motivations for buying Twitter
If you're wondering why Musk wants to buy Twitter, he seems to be telling us in plain sight:
(original at https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1525549535786717184)
His self-reply sort of implies he was just joking, but it has a weird passive aggressive tone that sounds like he very much isn't joking.
The survey is closed!
The Fediverse has spoken, the most popular kind of chocolate is...
...milk chocolate on its own!
Eurovision winners' music video released, war
(Originally wasn't going to post anything serious on this account, but this is such an unusual moment. CW:d to allow discretion.)
The winners of Eurovision yesterday have released the official video for their song today. It's unique, filmed in an actual warzone by those being bombed and fighting back:
Sharing it here as I think there is hope and pride in it as well as despair and horror.
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