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Husky puppies cleaning each other by bobcobble in aww

[–]stonia 1 point2 points  (0 children)

these guys are adorable. never been sure about the husky eyes tho. creeps me the fuck out. lovely breed through, personality wise, in my experience.

All of Europe today by LeDankRedditUserxD in funny

[–]stonia 0 points1 point  (0 children)

hah my bad.

although, on second thought, maybe /u/EastDakota/ would have some perspective on net neutrality and the business model of Cloudflare or CDNs in general.

All of Europe today by LeDankRedditUserxD in funny

[–]stonia 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I believe CDNs (Content Distribution Networks) like Cloudflare, Fastly (what reddit uses http://toolbar.netcraft.com/site_report?url=reddit.com ) and Akamai will sort of limit that effect. An in, heavy content like video, pics and software download are cached close to the user.

However, the internet as a business turning shittier and more centralized as a whole, that would definitely affect what us Europeans get to enjoy from across the pond.

TIL Medieval MMA exists in Russia. by Wilziam in todayilearned

[–]stonia 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Because of course it's a thing.

Am I the only one who associated this to those alternative theme parks hinted at late in the first season of Westworld?

Devastating floods in Africa killed 25 more people than Hurricane Harvey by [deleted] in worldnews

[–]stonia 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Yeah, and then there are the floods in India, Bangladesh etc. Sure seems like the non-western global south is somewhat downprioritized in the news.

Not that any individual's suffering in the States is any lesser. Poor people are hit disproportionately hard there, too.

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/india-floods-bangladesh-nepal-deaths-millions-homeless-latest-news-updates-a7919006.html

Terry Pratchett's unfinished novels destroyed by steamroller at his request by As_a_Londoner in unitedkingdom

[–]stonia 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Sad that nobody will ever read them but cool they've followed his request.

A Zeppelin flying above the Pyramids of Giza in Egypt, 1931 by DillyDylan in OldSchoolCool

[–]stonia 315 points316 points  (0 children)

No wonder people reported seeing UFOs in the 1950s. The airforce was test flying UFOs.

Throne of Games by ZadocPaet in gaming

[–]stonia 1 point2 points  (0 children)

genius pure and simple

This is what happens when you fire a gun under water. by stonia in pics

[–]stonia[S] 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Must massively reduce the distance the bullet goes, still killer though.