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KapteinB  ·  11 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Greenland election: Opposition win casts doubt on mine

I think I'm in favour, largely for the same reasons you mention.

I believe a mining operation in an EU country would be more ecologically friendly than a mining operation in China or the USA.

This mine would help diversify Greenland's economy, which is currently heavily reliant on fish exports.

And also: Fuck China and the CCP.

KapteinB  ·  52 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: There's a big gold Trump statue wheeling around CPAC


I mean, that's probably a coincidence, right?

But on the other hand...

KapteinB  ·  54 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The road to electric is filled with tiny cars

These vehicles remind me a lot of quadricycles which are quite popular here in Norway. They're legally classified as mopeds here, so it's easier and cheaper to get a license for them, in addition to the vehicles themselves being much cheaper than cars. You're in the USA, right? I have no idea if quadricycles are a thing there.

Somehow I don't think I've heard that myth before. It's surprisingly (or maybe not that surprisingly) similar to a local legend describing the formation of several mountains in northern Norway:

The Seven Sisters

The Horseman

The Leka Maiden

The Torgar Hat

KapteinB  ·  104 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Now That's What I Call Music Commercials

Apparently they're one of Todd (in the Shadows)'s favourite bands.

KapteinB  ·  105 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Now That's What I Call Music Commercials

We had our own imitators here in Norway. The best known was probably Absolute Music. That brings back some memories!

KapteinB  ·  107 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hubski Virtual Meetup No. 6

I missed out on the 10-year anniversary meet-up, but I'll try to make it this time!

Huh, I didn't notice before I posted it, but The Washington Post is listed as one of the authors. Odd. Some kind of content sharing partnership maybe?