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submitted 1 year ago* (last edited 1 year ago) by _MoveSwiftly@lemmy.world to c/youshouldknow@lemmy.world
 
 

To partner with our community and be included here, you are free to message the moderators or comment on our pinned post.

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Why YSK: fiber is important for optimal human health. It helps us avoid diabetes, heart disease, colon cancer, obesity, and other diseases. This is particularly important in developed countries such as mine (USA) that are suffering greatly from these diseases.

The recommended daily fiber intake is 25g for women and 38g for men in the USA, and 95% of us don't meet this amount. This suggests an urgent need for us to increase our daily fiber intake, which can be achieved by swapping out ultra-processed foods and animal foods that are void of fiber with whole plant foods such as fruits, vegetables, legumes, whole grains, nuts, and seeds.

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Go to your uploads on your profile and delete anything you don't want. Very helpful in case you upload anything sentitive by mistake (I remember an issue on github about this).

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cross-posted from: https://lemmy.ca/post/25072627 ( !til@lemmy.ca )

Sometimes a login page will have an additional field on top of the username and password (ex. last name, account number). This is often the case with things like banks, insurance, or government accounts.

I usually use Bitwarden to populate the username and password, then fill in the other field manually. Turns out, you can autofill those fields too:

  1. Right click in the field
  2. Select Bitwarden > copy custom field name

Then enter that as the name for the custom field.

Up till now, I was using custom fields to store additional information about the webpage. This will make things easier :)

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submitted 1 week ago* (last edited 1 week ago) by EABOD25@lemm.ee to c/youshouldknow@lemmy.world
 
 

The name of the article is "The Measure of Online Disinhibition (MOD): Assessing perceptions of reductions in restraint in the online environment"

It's essentially a study of the drop of human inhibitions while communicating with people online and the potential causes and impacts. It highlights that people tend to treat others more harshly on the internet

I personally feel this is important because witg enough studies and attention, we as internet users can begin to change how we treat others

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It will play local files, SoundCloud files or you can just have it listen to the music you're listening to via your microphone and do visualizations based on that. It does all three very well. Some of the visualizations I've seen would have made me believe in magic back when I was using Milkdrop.

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We all know that content discoverability can be challenging on Lemmy.

!newcommunities@lemmy.world is a space dedicated about new and active communities.

We started a weekly thread yesterday about active communities (the requirement is to have at least one post in the last week), feel free to have a look at it and see if there are communities that might interest you!

This community has also been highlighted on Lemmy.world to increase its visibility

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I'm seeing a lot of international messages getting this wrong, so this is how you refer to the Prime Minister of the UK.

First, we normally refer to the PM just by name, like anyone else. So, "Keir Starmer" or "Mr Starmer".

"Prime Minister" is not used as a title like "President" is. He's not "Prime Minister Starmer". He's just "the Prime Minister" or "the Prime Minister, Keir Starmer".

Unusually, this new PM is also a knight. Of course, this has its own rules.

If you want to use this title, it's not quite as simple as replacing "Mr" with "Sir'. The first name is more important than the surname here. He's not "Sir Starmer". He's "Sir Keir Starmer" or "Sir Keir".

Hope it helps!

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TLDR: there are no qualifying limitations on presidential immunity

Not only does any US president now have complete immunity from "official" actions(with zero qualifying restrictions or definitions), but if those actions are deemed "unofiicial", no jury is legally allowed to witness the evidence in any way since that would interfere with the now infinitely broad "official" presidential prerogatives.

Furthermore, if an unofficial atrocity is decided on during an official act, like the president during the daily presidential briefing ordering the army to execute the US transexual population, the subsequent ordered executions will be considered legally official presidential acts since the recorded decision occurred during a presidential duty.

There are probably other horrors I haven't considered yet.

Then again, absolute immunity is absolute immunity, so I don't know how much threat recognition matters here.

If the US president can order an action, that action can be legally and officially carried out.

Not constitutionally, since the Constitution specifically holds any elected politician subject to the law, but legally and officially according to the supreme court, who has assumed higher power then the US Constitution to unconstitutionally allege that the US President is absolutely immune from all legal restrictions and consequences.

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Generally medical professionals do not vouch for using milk for tear gas despite it often being touted. The research seems to suggest they are largely the same in providing relief


Sources to back this up

That means bacteria can contaminate the milk and potentially cause infection if applied to eyes or skin wounds. Jordt says it’s better to use water or saline solutions to wash out eyes after a tear-gas attack

https://www.forbes.com/sites/marlamilling/2020/07/21/the-risks-of-using-milk-to-soothe-tear-gassed-eyes-an-expert-says-use-water-instead/


Another source of medical professionals recommending against it

https://abcnews.go.com/Health/baltimore-protests-experts-caution-milk-antacid-wash-pepper/story?id=30653488


And a study looking at pepper spray as well

In this study, there was no significant difference in pain relief provided by five different treatment regimens. [Water vs milk vs 3 other solutions] Time after exposure appeared to be the best predictor for decrease in pain.

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/18924005/

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submitted 1 month ago* (last edited 1 month ago) by jvw@lemmy.blahaj.zone to c/youshouldknow@lemmy.world
 
 

The title is the post.

Really, you need to know: The Great Race is better on pretty much every dimension than Aeroplane -- comedic timing, joke density, meme-ability, sound track, cringe-resistance... It's just, better.

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Hacker's Keyboard (the first one), Florisboard Beta, FUTO Keyboard and more have a button to reverse and repeat the actions.

This can reverse stuff like deleting a text and more.

This feature exists, but just isnt used!

Supported Keyboards

  • Hacker's Keyboard
  • Thumbkey
  • FUTO Keyboard
  • Florisboard (beta)
  • Heliboard (modern Fork of OpenBoard)
  • Unexpected Keyboard
  • AnySoft Keyboard
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You fill out "quests" like if sidewalks have tactile ramps (for accessibility), what type of roads, road size, store hours, if bus stops are illuminated or have a shelter, bike spots, etc.

It's been a few days and I'm addicted. And it's a good way to contribute to OpenStreets and reduce supporting commercial map tools like Google Maps/Apple Maps.

I learned about it during a No Stupid Questions post about mobile games that reward you for walking.

I'm still relatively new and on the Global Leaderboard, ranked 1000 out of 5000.

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Why YSK: A Google account is not the same as a Gmail account, and you don't need to create a new Gmail email account to have a Google account.

I've spoken to many different people who equate a Google account to a Gmail account. This is not the case. Unfortunately, this leads to many new Gmail accounts being created, solely because they think that they need to have a Gmail in order to access other Google services.

Here's the gist:

A Google account gives you access to Google services like Sheets, Docs, Calendar, Drive, Photos, Gmail, YouTube, etc.

A Gmail account is an email service account with Google. When you create a Gmail, you also create a Google account by default.

However, the reverse is not true. If you create a Google account (with a non-Gmail email address), it does not automatically give you a Gmail account.

If you already have an email account with another provider, you can use that as your Google account.

For example: Let's say your email is jane@example.com. Rather than creating jane@gmail.com, you can opt to create a Google account with jane@example.com and avoid creating an account for Gmail.

Unfortunately, Google tries to get you to create a Gmail account during the process of creating a Google account. (see image).

It's important to differentiate this and prevent people from registering new Gmail accounts unnecessarily.

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"I live in a right-to-work state, so my employer can shitcan me for any reason".

-Linus K. Lemming

Sorry friends, that's at-will employment, *and you still can't be terminated for any reasons that are protected by law, but we're not here to discuss that. Right-to-work laws mean one thing: that non-union employees cannot be required to contribute to the cost of union representation.

The Taft-Hartley Act of 1947 prohibits "closed shops", where union membership is a condition of employment; however, union represented positions can still be required to contribute to the cost of that representation. Right-to-work laws prohibit that requirement, allowing employees in union represented positions who choose not to join the union to also choose whether or not they contribute to the union's costs, i.e., if they pay dues or not.

I see this mistake frequently and thought folks might want to know the correct information so they don't unintentionally perpetuate it.

Edit: updated to include link to info about at-will employment.

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It’s a common misconception, but if you registered "Independent Party" you aren’t “independent” you are a member of your state’s Independent party, who has a platform and agenda you may or may not agree with. What you actually want is called an "unaffiliated" voter status. The good news is, all you have to do is...nothing!

LA Times had a good summary a few years back: https://www.latimes.com/politics/la-pol-ca-american-independent-party-california-registration-card-20180405-story.html

You don’t need to register with any party to show you don’t like R or D, do nothing or choose "unaffiliated if you want to be “little i independent”.

Examples:

#USA #politics----

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This seems updated since I first found it years ago.

Please share it around, particularly to those more....set in their ways.

Thanks.

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Lead Lemmy Developer, Dessalines, denying the Tiananmen Square Massacre and praising the Uyghur Genocide

https://sh.itjust.works/post/8419342

Dessalines AKA "parentis_shotgun" on Reddit, is the main Lemmy dev, also the admin of lemmy.ml and lemmygrad.ml.

Their post and discussions on Reddit (archive as the original post must have been removed):

https://web.archive.org/web/20230626055233/https://old.reddit.com/r/communism/comments/cqgztr/fuck_the_white_supremacist_reddit_admins_want_me/

Please join the discussions for Lemmy.ml tankie censorship problem:

https://lemmy.world/post/16211417

And the discussions for finding/creating alternative communities on other instances:

https://lemmy.world/post/16235541

What is a tankie?

Tankie is a pejorative label generally applied to authoritarian communists, especially those who support acts of repression by such regimes or their allies. More specifically, the term has been applied to those who express support for one-party Marxist–Leninist socialist republics, whether contemporary or historical.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tankie

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It's pretty great for finding a soap or sunscreen that will be easy on your body and the planet. Thanks, Environmental Working Group!

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Supercook is an app where you put in what ingredients you have, then it shows you recipes on other websites that only have ingredients on your required list.

It's not AI, it just lists recipes and clicking on them takes you to the website where the recipe is posted. It's like if google worked the way we wanted it to.

I'm on a pretty strict diet from my dietician because I'm underweight but have severe stomach issues, and it's so nice that I can just put in the ingredients I have and every single listed recipe are ones I can eat.

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submitted 2 months ago* (last edited 2 months ago) by bartolomeo@suppo.fi to c/youshouldknow@lemmy.world
 
 

Palestinians are at #8.

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Car rental prices might decrease over time as the rental getting closer to its due date.

I encountered it when booked a car rental, waited for about a month, cancelled and then re-booked again.

I rented from https://www.booking.com/cars

These are the rental prices over the months before the rental due date:

  1. $547.73 (first price) - cancelled
  2. $502.27 - cancelled
  3. $475.10 - cancelled
  4. $439.86 - final price
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Check out the full list of what staples accepts now part of their expanded recycling programs.

https://www.staples.com/stores/recycling#workingtowardsabrightertomorrow

More companies should start to follow staples lead and offer return points for packaging and products that reach their end of life.

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While it is no secret that exploitative practices are interlaced with capitalistic tendencies, the practices are becoming intolerable. Signing up to pay usually takes only two clicks that are prominently visible whereas cancelation options are hidden away in deep settings requiring multiple clicks. Pricing often feel arbitrary with no reference points. Every large company grows with the intention of exhibiting monopolistic behavior. This is not sustainable and should not be tolerated.

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