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Cumol  ·  13 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Trevor Noah's Full Speech at 2022 White House Correspondents' Dinner

Without joining or even understanding the argument in the rest of the comment section.

The last few minutes of the speech must have hit hard.

I like Trevor Noah.

Cumol  ·  61 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Given ideal conditions, how far can you travel by train in 5 hours in Europe?

I guess I chose well with frankfurt 😁

Cumol  ·  77 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: July 13, 2022

Hey Hubski! haven't dropped-in in a while, how is everyone?

I also noticed I passed my 3000 day on hubski... It feels weird, because the way I feel right now is similar to how I felt when I joined Hubski. I was just finished with my Masters, energized, excited, maybe a little naive. And only now, after about 7 years, I feel similar again (maybe a little less naive :D).

It's been 3 months since I moved to Frankfurt and my life did a 180 turn. I LOVE going to work. I LOVE my colleagues. It is so refreshing to work with PIs (I have two) that care about my future and career. I have regained my interest in pursuing science, specially in combination with my personal interests.

Currently going through a bit of a turbulent summer. Everything that got postponed due to covid is happening at once. I am writing this from Kraków, Poland. The last few days I was in Paris for the largest European neuroscience conference, FENS. Next week I am heading to Boom festival for some psytrance, sunshine and lovely people. Things are hectic and not always easy (I am still putting together the paper from my PhD) but it is moving forward.

Cumol  ·  77 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: July 13, 2022

Congrats Devac! <3 I really needed a long break after my defense/leaving the lab, and it took me about 3-4 months to feel normal again. I hope it doesn't take you that long, but a break is always great!

You are most welcome to visit me in Frankfurt if you need a change of scenery :)

Currently in Poland (again), writing this from a coffee place in Krakow!

Cumol  ·  114 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: How to write an Alt-J song

A classic that I keep revisiting!

Cumol  ·  294 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: December, 8, 2021

Just to clarify. None of the things I mentioned should be home made. I am not aware of anyone that makes them at home. They are all store bought and from your comment, I understand why. I shall never attempt making any 🤣🤣

But, there are some other cookies that are home made and easier to make. You know, those type of cookies your grandma makes once fot Christmas in a big batch and sends them to her grandchildren. The typical examples are Vanille Kipferl, Kokosmakronen and Zimtstrene. My favourite are the Kokosmakronen, which are basically whipped egg whites with sugar and coconut pieces. If done correctly (and not over baked) they are crispy on the outside and fluffy inside.

I find it interesting that the German heritage is so deeply kept or acknowledged in your family. Is that typical in the states that these traditions are kept?

Cumol  ·  295 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: December, 8, 2021

Lebkuchen are amazing. But I never thought of or know somebody that makes them at home. Maybe that's the reason 🤣🤣

My favourite Christmas cookie is and will always stay the Spekulatius. They sell them here from August on. And I also buy them in August because dann they are good. They are the only cookie I know that get BETTER after the after the package has been opened and left to accumulate moisture.

There are also other nice Christmas thingies. In no particular order. Lebkuchen Hearts, Domino Stones, Aachener Printen (these are amazing)

Cumol  ·  297 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: My Brain Tumour, Something’s Leaking?

I am so happy everything is well :) I hope you are recovering well from such a rollercoaster ride