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"Take me to your leader," the alien said.
"I have none," said the cat.
"Are you the leader?"
"Nah. Go bother some humans instead."
"But your kind is a higher life form than them!"
"So what makes you think you have the right to impose on me?" the cat said, and sauntered off.
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RT @jbenton@twitter.com
Stone-cold ad buy, @FiveThirtyEight@twitter.com

RT @AlexKoppelman@twitter.com
Congratulations to all the people who got clicks off the viral video of the guy shaving on a train and now get to get clicks off pointing out that was a shitty thing to do!

RT @BenLesh@twitter.com
I wonder if the world will ever standardize on USB-C, or if by the time we *think* that is going to happen, some new "better" technology will for us into a new pit of adapter hell.

RT @kadhimshubber@twitter.com
NEW: Trump orders declassification of parts of Carter Page FISA application and "all text messages relating to the Russia investigation, without redaction, of James Comey" and others

RT @Iwillleavenow@twitter.com
*to the tune of Destiny's Child's "Say My Name"*

SPELL MY NAME, SPELL MY NAME
IT'S RIGHT THERE IN THE EMAIL
IT'S NOT A HIDDEN DETAIL
THE SPELLING DOESN'T CHANGE

RT @jburnmurdoch@twitter.com
Small biz owner on radio 5 Live literally just said climate change and the summer heatwave will help the UK and mitigate against any negative econ impacts of Brexit because more people will want to visit or base their business here.

Don't worry, there's always global warming.

RT @kadhimshubber@twitter.com
On the 10th anniversary of Lehman's collapse, @andrewrsorkin@twitter.com would like you to believe that the UK's response to the financial crisis was too populist and, as a result, led to Brexit nytimes.com/2018/09/10/busines

RT @lisaheleddjones@twitter.com
Uhoh. 36 hour timelapse of a shaggy inkcap deliquescing. Best weekend of my life.

RT @triketora@twitter.com
Apple investing in durability of product, making bet about on sustainability as growth business: secondhand phones create extended market for accessories, products (such as wearables), and services asymco.com/2018/09/13/lasts-lo

RT @garybernhardt@twitter.com
Linux and Linus Torvalds are the go-to justification that people use for mixing personal attacks into technical discussion. This seems really important. I also never expected to see him back off, especially so publicly and unambiguously.

RT @garybernhardt@twitter.com
Wow, Linus just sent this to LKML:

"I want to apologize to the people that my personal
behavior hurt and possibly drove away [...]

"I am going to take time off and get some assistance on how to
understand people’s emotions and respond appropriately."

lore.kernel.org/lkml/CA+55aFy+

Wow, @deliveroo is an absolute dumpster fire right now. Made me wait half an hour to speak to a support rep after my food didn't arrive and then told me I have to call back later because they're having a system outage and can't access any customer data. 🙄

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