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Hello .art! Feels so good to be here.
I'm a geeky art person from Southern Germany inspired by history, science and social justice. And also

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"You have won the release of her soul," the God of Death said. "I will give her a hale body, clothes and provisions. Where should I say she can find you, should she wish to?"
"What? She must come with me."
"I did this for her!"
"That was your choice. Her choices are hers."
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories

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"I can't believe you're reading fairytales."
"Why not? They're fun, and-"
"They're for children!"
"Well, yes, but not only for children."
"Full of clichés, and trite messages about being kind."
"I can tell you don't read fairytales."
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories

Found the coolest fungus on a recent walk. This should be an aleuria aurantia (orange peel fungus). Please correct me, if wrong.

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Hello everyone! 🌟 Guess this is my

I'm Shiney, and I'm just another idiot trying to get better at art! I mainly draw cute critters and girls. ( and critter girls) But I try to expand my horizons here and there. Here are some of my 'better' works through the years.

Thanks for stopping by! ❤️

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"Language is the membrane or medium that provides us with the capacity for self-reference, for mapping out our environment internally. Language filters the world, reducing the infinite possibilities of the environment down to a manageable number of concepts."

Lance Strate, The Medium is the Membrane.

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OwnCast is a free open source self-hosted alternative to Amazon's Twitch, which lets you stream live video and text chat with viewers. The new official account is at:

➡️ @owncast

You can see a directory of OwnCast streamers at (and the software's own site is at

OwnCast is currently testing Fediverse support, which will let people follow from Mastodon etc.

#OwnCast #FOSS #FreeSoftware #OpenSource #SelfHosting #Twitch #Alternatives #Fediverse

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A dragon landed in the town square.
"I wish to speak to the reeve."
The reeve hesitantly entered the square.
"I hear there is now a tax to pay on wealth?" the dragon said.
"Er... yes?"
"Then I need help calculating my share."
"Why? We can't make you pay."
"What monster wouldn't?"
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories

German General Election 

Die arme junge Generation.
Lichtblick: Wenigstens wirds Maaßen wohl nicht schaffen.

A butterfly taking a bumblebee under its wing, playing taxi for a fly and taking a bug for a walk. Busy things, those butterflies... CW for they're cute, though. Promise! :)


As a historian, I'm fascinated, appalled, worried and captivated by the humanity's potential for innovation when it comes to making others and ourselves suffer.
I've been to WWI sites several times, but wanted to catch the landscape in IR, too. Because this technique kind of shifts a subject into a surreal, otherwordly presence that somehow looks more authentic.

More about Fort Duoamont:

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Roof of Fort Douamont, Verdun, France.
at 550 and 700nm
[Part 1/x, further info about the historical site below]

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Bin letztens Achterbahn gefahren. Seitdem lässt mich die Frage nicht mehr los, warum es so wenig Orte gibt, an denen es sozial akzeptiert ist, mal ganz kurz aus ganzem Herzen zu schreien. Würde einigen während einer Pandemie/ eines Wahlkampfs glaub ich ganz gut tun. 🤷🏻‍♀️

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Tiny mushrooms (ca. 2-3cm each) among the windy dunes of Spiekeroog island, East Frisia.
That super fine sand is murder on any photo equipment, so a very quick shoot and run.

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