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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  ·  21 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  ·  21 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  ·  23 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?

KapteinB  ·  40 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: QAnon's Mysterious Leader 'Q' Is Actually Multiple People

The headline undersells it, in my opinion. It's been a popular theory among Qanon "researchers" for a long time that Q is actually a group of people, and not a single individual.

What this article claims is that 4chan Q and 8chan Q are two separate people, which is much more significant. If that's true, it either means 4chan Q stepped down and let another person take over their role, or that 8chan Q is impersonating 4chan Q.

Is anyone here following this lunacy more closely? How are the Qanon "researchers" reacting to this discovery?

KapteinB  ·  53 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Arecibo Collapse - both Camera Angles Syncrhonized

The Arecibo Telescope was the inspiration for one of the maps in Battlefield 4. The most hyped new feature in that game was "levolution", which meant that the maps could be changed during combat by player actions. In this case players could destroy the supporting wires and cause the telescope to collapse. It's interesting to see the comparison between it collapsing in the game and in real life: