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One of the last old forests in Europe, the Hambacher Forst, is currently in danger of being razed. The Hambacher Forst is about 12 000 years old. Yes, twelve fucking thousand. Its earliest mention in written sources is in a … Continue reading

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…and the living is easy… I really like this song. I also like summer (though now the best part of summer, the holidays and summer break, are over, and it’s back to work for me). What I don’t like, at … Continue reading

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I’ve written about Amazon and its shitty work ethics before, and I’ve been not ordering things from there for years now. But I was totally and utterly flabberghasted and shocked when I heard that Amazon is flat out destroying returned … Continue reading

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The elections here are over, and the outcome is worse than I had expected or hoped for – the AfD is third strongest party in the Bundestag. That is a definite step to the right, and the right is not … Continue reading

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Here’s another hodgepodge of things you will hopefully find interesting: Springer has an ebook sale until August 1, where you can buy all books from the archive (from between 1842-2004) for 9,99 € with a coupon code. It is valid … Continue reading

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The Brexit is still very much haunting me. I joked on Facebook that feeding my Lemon Curd habit will be more difficult in the future, but that is, of course, not the real reason why the outcome of the referendum … Continue reading

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My hopes are shattered – the British referendum on whether to stay in the EU or leave it has happened, and too many people voted “leave”. This makes June 23 a really sad day, and a lot of my friends … Continue reading

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