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Amoeba’s Lorica: Of Pirates

Happy happy joy joy. It’s Talk Like A Pirate Day, and already Your Friendly Neighborhood Amoeba can’t escape the aaaaarrrggh! The day even has its own Wikipedia page, which incautiously names the perpetrators of this ‘event’. And also incautiously reminds … Continue reading

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Starship Train: Emocracy

“Computer.” “Yes, Captain?” “Tea. Long Island. And don’t skimp.” “That will max out your grog ration for this stardate.” “Yes, mother. As if I didn’t know you’d report me to Starfleet if I tried to sneak more. As if I … Continue reading

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Amoeba’s Lorica: The Shutdown, and Good Ol’ Charlie Brown

Your Friendly Neighborhood Amoeba is sure you’ve heard it. Loads of it. YFNA doesn’t venture far from his lorica – all those protistans in his care that need him to pay attention to them, not to the Internet – and … Continue reading

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