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Alive, Anaconda, and Animals: i-should-be-writing-rn: inlovewithaleheather: thecuckoohaslanded: gerbthenerd: alexander-lamington: thelizardprincess: biglawbear: blacksirencry: swaglexander-the-great: #That’s a#That’s a blue ringed octopus#You’re going to die do you realise that#It is literally one of the most deadly animals in the world#Not just in Australia or just in the ocean in THE WORLD#Put it DOWN#And go to a hospital jfc via platonic-rabbit  me tryna find out if this fool died “The blue-ringed octopus, despite its small size, carries enough venom to kill twenty-six adult humans within minutes. Their bites are tiny and often painless, with many victims not realizing they have been envenomated until respiratory depression and paralysis start to set in.[8] No blue-ringed octopus antivenom is available yet, making it one of the deadliest reef inhabitants in the ocean.” Holy shit And this is why I don’t go in the ocean anymore Also the blue rings literally only show up when it is distressed so this person has angered it!!! You are in danger friend!!! Actually this guy keeps them as pets they’re on his instagram (william_exotique) and he frequently holds then and I just? Don’t know why? And also every picture or video he posts of them shows the blue rings so they’re always in distress I just do not understand why he’s doing this #AMY EXPLAIN HOW DUMB THIS GUY IS  I mean OP pretty much covered it.  A blue ringed octopus is almost on the level of CONE SNAIL on the list of things you ABSOLUTELY DO NOT PICK UP UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES. But ask and you shall receive,  On this episode of “Fun Facts With Cuckoo,” DEAD.  YOU’RE DEAD.  EVERYTHING IS DEAD AND YOU SHOULD NEVER TOUCH ANYTHING IN THE OCEAN EVER AGAIN. There are many things that will kill you. [citation needed] There are fewer, but still many things that will kill you FAST. There are yet fewer things that kill you fast and by such an overwhelming margin of overkill that nervous laughter is our only solace in the dark of this terrible, surprisingly Lovecraftian world of unearthly horrors that we live in. Of the things that I know about which will kill you fast via just plain insultingly potent venom, which is a not insignificant number of things because I know a not insignificant number of things, there are about 3 things in the ocean – IN THE WHOLE OCEAN – which are so insanely, mind-bogglingly deadly that there is pretty much no possible hope for survival (I mean you CAN, but god help you if you’re ever in that situation, because god’s just about damn near the only thing that CAN help you).  THE. WHOLE. OCEAN. Those three things are the Irukandji (a tiny (1cm) species of box jellyfish, which has stingers not only on its tentacles but on its BELL, for reasons no one has definitively figured out, and is so toxic despite its size its sting can cause a severe brain hemorrhage), the cone snail (a group of carnivorous sea snails that is accepted to be the most venomous animals on earth, with a STUPIDLY fast acting and extremely powerful neurotoxin that has in at least one case killed a human ALMOST INSTANTANEOUSLY, because the swimmer who found two beautiful shells (unfortunately cone snails tend to have very pretty shells which makes people want to pick them up) was holding them up for a picture and ended up being stabbed in the neck by not one but TWO cone snails at the same time, and it is believed that she was literally dead before she hit the ground, I mean LITERALLY in a 100% non-fictional and non-exaggerated way, in between the time the two cone snails stabbed her and the time her limp body hit the sand, she was not alive anymore), and the blue ringed octopus. It is POSSIBLE to survive any of these.  But not without immediate medical attention.  Of these three, the Irukandji is by far the most treatable, because Australia and other coastal regions (including Florida and other parts of the US) are kind of experienced in dealing with box jellyfish. The blue ringed octopus will fucking kill you.  There’s no antidote for their venom, ONE COMPONENT OF WHICH (tetrodotoxin) is 1200 times deadlier than cyanide.  It’s a powerful neurotoxin (most of the worst venoms are because the species that produce them need to kill or at least paralyze their prey quickly, like jellyfish whose fragile tentacles could be damaged if their food doesn’t stop struggling) that attacks the sodium channels and causes muscle paralysis.  It doesn’t necessarily kill you quickly.  It PARALYZES you quickly, so that you can’t really call for help or describe the problem, and you will probably end up slowly suffocating from a paralyzed diaphragm.  Tetrodotoxin can be metabolized by the body in a matter of hours, but it can also kill you in a matter of minutes if you get a lethal dose (which isn’t much, the LD50 or median lethal dose, the dose at which you have a 50% chance of survival, is only 8 MICROGRAMS per kilogram of body weight (as tested in mice)).  This is, by venom standards, not a large amount, which means the animal that is capable of putting this venom inside your body is very very good at killing the absolute shit out of you. DON’T TOUCH THE BLUE RINGED OCTOPUS. Now, because overkill is my motto, let me briefly explain why Conus geographus is the undisputed champion of YOU WILL NOT SURVIVE, AND FURTHERMORE FUCK YOU FOR THINKING OTHERWISE. A cone snail walks into a bar.  You’d expect the bartender to ask, “what’s your poison,” but they were paralyzed before they could ask and OH LOOK they’re already FUCKING DEAD ON THE GROUND. Conus geographus is about 4-6 inches long and nature’s equivalent of Avada Kedavra.  Cone snails literally have their own KIND of toxins named after them: conotoxin.  Not only is there no antidote, but their venom AGGRESSIVELY RESISTS our ability to find a cure, because we barely understand how it works AND conotoxins are so internally varied, even within a single species, that any one antidote isn’t going to help because they’re constantly mutating and evolving their venom to prevent their prey from evolving a resistance to it.  Plus their venom is like, a bunch of different venoms all at once JUST IN CASE any one of them wasn’t good enough. I want you to read these two sentences from the wiki page on conotoxin: “Conotoxins have a variety of mechanisms of actions, most of which have not been determined.” “The LD50 of conotoxin is 50 ng/kg.” Remember how the LD50 of tetrodotoxin is 8μg/kg?  Conotoxin is 160 times more potent.  FIFTY NANOGRAMS PER KILOGRAM HAS A 50% CHANCE OF KILLING YOU. A 220-POUND HUMAN HAS A 50% CHANCE OF SURVIVAL AGAINST JUST 5 MICROGRAMS OF CONOTOXIN.   I DID SOME MATH.   IT WOULD TAKE 7-9 MILLIGRAMS OF CONOTOXIN TO KILL A BLUE WHALE, THE HEAVIEST ANIMAL TO EVER LIVE. (based on weight estimates from 300-400,000 lbs.) Conus geographus is so fucking deadly that “In two cases of envenomation, only 0.0002-0.0005 mg resulted in severe paralysis.” THIS THING KILLS STUFF SO HARD THAT BEFORE YOU HEAR THE FIRST “MORTAL KOMBAT” IN THE MORTAL KOMBAT THEME, THERE’S PROBABLY ALREADY BEEN A FATALITY. And guess what?  Cone snails don’t do that NOOB SHIT with the superficial biting or stinging.  Your wetsuit or gloves won’t protect you.  Because homeboy didn’t bring teeth to evolution’s knife fight.  Oh no.  It brought a motherfucking radula POISON HARPOON.  It’s lightning fast and has way more piercing power than some silly little cnidocytes or salivary bacteria. Another component of their venom is being researched for its potential as a pain reliever.  “WHY WOULD YOU DO THAT????” you might reasonably ask.  And you would be right to do so, because science has gone too far and has surely sinned against the very image of Mollusca Kedavra.  Well, it turns out the answer is “Research shows that certain component proteins of the venom target specific human pain receptors and can be up to 10,000 times more potent than morphine without morphine’s addictive properties and side-effects.”  That’s right, the part of their venom that SPECIFICALLY DOESN’T HURT YOU is up to 10,000 times more potent than morphine. Also, Conus geographus (along with one other cone snail species, C. tulipa) is the only known non-human animal to weaponize insulin.  In addition to the normal insulin that the snails produce for their own use, their bodies manufacture an ADDITIONAL insulin molecule that is similar to the kind produced in fish (which they eat) for the sole purpose of stunning their prey through hypoglycemic shock.  BECAUSE APPARENTLY THEY DON’T FEEL LIKE THEY’D KILL YOU HARD ENOUGH OTHERWISE. IF you are going to survive the ALMIGHTY CONE SNAIL, WHO KNOWS NO FEAR, TRIUMPHANT HEDGEMON OF THE MOLECULAR ARMS RACE, TRUE BORN HEIR TO THE SCYTHE OF DEATH ITSELF, FISHSLAYER, GOD AMONG MOLLUSKS, WHOSE WRATH IS MERCIFUL ONLY IN ITS BREVITY, ADMIRABLE IN ITS BEAUTY AND UNSULLIED BY THE UNWORTHY TOUCH OF MORTAL HANDS OR SCALES OR REALLY ANYTHING IN RANGE OF ITS RADULA HARPOON, then literally the only thing that’s going to save you is for you to be kept alive artificially (externalizing your respiratory functions to force your body to continue breathing, basically) until the effects of the venom wear off.  And because of how quickly this venom acts, you need to get that medical attention VERY, VERY FAST. And if you don’t get it, you will still be conscious while the paralysis slowly suffocates you to death. Don’t touch the pretty shells. I’ve never been so intrigued to learn how easily I could be fucking exterminated from existence by the overpowered sea creatures of the world. You’ve done a better job at keeping my attention then any of my teachers ever have. You know what I’m putting this on the writing blog cause I personally can see potential in some fantasy villain attempting to weaponise cone snailsIn which case, all hail snail king 🐌
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Africa, cnn.com, and Fucking: CNN @CNN CAN Follow 40 million people with diabetes will be left without insulin by 2030, a new study predicts cnn.it/2RdoAg7 2:45 PM 24 Nov 2018 ·IC@ 1,000 Retweets 1,355 Likes Saintも @saintbt? Follow This is class genocide CNN @CNN 40 million people with diabetes will be left without insulin by 2030, a new study predicts cnn.it/2RdoAg7 7:05 PM - 24 Nov 2018 2,179 Retweets 7.765 Likes trekmemes: ohnoagremlin: gahdamnpunk: AND a race one since the most affected regions will be Africa, Asia and Oceania as a friend pointed out, this headline makes it sound like supply will be dwindling. supply is fine. people will be *priced out*. this is fucking MURDER. insulin has been mass produced (from animal extracts) since -1923-. slow acting insulin has existed since the ‘50s, and ‘human’ genetically engineered insulin (derived from E. coli bacteria) has existed since 1982. insulin treatment for diabetes is not some new or ‘unproven’ treatment. according to beyondtype1, “Humalog rapid-acting insulin came on to the market with a list price of $21 a vial in 1997.” adjusting for inflation, a vial these days should cost about $34 at most. instead, it costs over $300. there is NO reason for it to be steadily gaining in price to the point that diabetics are unable to afford their lifesaving medication, other than the sheer inhuman greed of pharmaceutical manufacturers. let me reiterate: life without insulin (for Type 1 diabetics in particular) is a slow and painful death sentence. the ability to treat diabetes is a relatively modern phenomenon that has allowed countless people to live full, healthy lives. we should be expanding full covereage and access to insulin to diabetics the world over, and it should be FREE.
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Blessed, Tumblr, and Access: andrewjacksonscenichikes: pax-britannica: mapsontheweb: The World with landlocked regions removed. good post You can only reblog this blessed post if you have access to the sea.

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Anaconda, Bless Up, and Costco: Good old boy still has some wags left I know people love to give puppies as presents on holidays bc they cute but keep in mind they cutely poop on the couch and pee down the heat - AC vent lol check out pet finder aka pet tinder and get your loved one a lovely doggo who can live out his or her last years with love. “But smash they’ll die and my kids will be sad! 😢” Well bish listen lol. That’s the thing. People were never sheltered from death. Their grandpa would die. Their dad would die. Their horse would die. Their mule would die. They pup would die. That was life 100+ years ago. Now we shelter all the bb’s from death and are they happier or more well adjusted? 🤔 FVCK NAH ... We’re less well adjusted than we ever been 😂. Don’t worry. Five or six year old doggie ain’t finna die tmrow plus he was already in a home before coming to the shelter so he or she usually house trained. Consider it, beloveds! “Smash my girlfriend Kelsey wants a pure bred newborn retriever she doesn’t want an adult doggie she’s doesn’t even like most dogs she’s very specific u wouldn’t understand sorry.” Aye I feel u bro! But Kelsey might be trash - I didn’t say she’s trash - she might be Mother Theresa - I said ‘might’!!! 🤷‍♂️😂. Just as there is tinder for pets called pet finder it’s also a tinder for humans called “regular a$$ tinder” - I never been on it bc I’m bold - stupid - reckless Enuf to ask girls out at whole food - traders joe - the gym - Costco - hotel lobby - intelligentsia coffee - the doctor’s office 🤦‍♂️😂 but it work - U might could find a comely lass with artful tattoos, hygienic nether regions and a love of old boyes - bam - dont Short yaself, YOLO Bless up 😍❤️😂
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Apparently, Barcelona, and Chill: did you know? There's a song that's been proven to reduce anxiety by 65%. It's called Weightless by Macaroni Union, and it was specifically designed to slow your heart rate, reduce blood pressure, and lower cortisol levels. It's so effective that it's dangerous to drive while listening to it because it can make you drowsy. DIDYOUKNOWBLOG.COM d-structive: the-dm-diet-steve: suanpir: jackscarab: caw-caw-mothercluckers: did-you-kno: There’s a song that’s been proven to reduce anxiety by 65%. It’s called Weightless by Macaroni Union, and it was specifically designed to slow your heart rate, reduce blood pressure, and lower cortisol levels. It’s so effective that it’s dangerous to drive while listening to it because it can make you drowsy. Source Source 2 Source 3 YO O_O I knew within seconds that I’d heard this before. It was one of the first Tumblr posts I favorited. Sound therapists and Manchester band Marconi Union compiled the song. Scientists played it to 40 women and found it to be more effective at helping them relax than songs by Enya, Mozart and Coldplay.Weightless works by using specific rhythms, tones, frequencies and intervals to relax the listener. A continuous rhythm of 60 BPM causes the brainwaves and heart rate to synchronise with the rhythm: a process known as ‘entrainment’. Low underlying bass tones relax the listener and a low whooshing sound with a trance-like quality takes the listener into an even deeper state of calm.Dr David Lewis, one of the UK’s leading stress specialists said: “‘Weightless’ induced the greatest relaxation – higher than any of the other music tested. Brain imaging studies have shown that music works at a very deep level within the brain, stimulating not only those regions responsible for processing sound but also ones associated with emotions.”The study - commissioned by bubble bath and shower gel firm Radox Spa - found the song was even more relaxing than a massage, walk or cup of tea. So relaxing is the tune, apparently, that people are being Rex advised against listening to it while driving.The top 10 most relaxing tunes were: 1. Marconi Union - Weightless 2. Airstream - Electra 3. DJ Shah - Mellomaniac (Chill Out Mix) 4. Enya - Watermark 5. Coldplay - Strawberry Swing 6. Barcelona - Please Don’t Go 7. All Saints - Pure Shores 8. AdelevSomeone Like You 9. Mozart - Canzonetta Sull’aria 10. Cafe Del Mar - We Can Fly One of the comments suggests pairing it with Rainymood. The combined calm might be weaponized with adding this song and some crackling fire. When I was literally unable to sleep at all, my senior at work gave me this song to listen to! My wife uses this song when she’s having near-meltdown levels of anxiety right before bed and it helps her relax and shed some of that stress enough for her to attempt to lie down and sleep. Personally, it works with me. It gives you (me, at least) a vague sense of anxiety at the very begin, but then it disappears completely, as long you focus on the heartbeat sound.

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Ass, Bad, and Beautiful: THE POOREST PRESIDENT IN THE WORLD This image of Uruguay's president went viral recently and some people criticised him for his posture and clothes This is José Mujica.. José Mujica, currently the president of Uruguay, is know for being a rarity among powerful he chooses to £7,500) people and around 90% of his $12,000 salary to charities that benefit poor Guerrilla bad ass.. OSE MUSICA CORDAN A guerrilla fighter for Tupamaros (a "Robin hood" organization that stole from the rich and gave to the poorl he was imprisoned twice, kept in horrible conditions, escaped once, and was only apprehended after being shot six times by the police. He was released fourteen years later when a constitutional democrocy was restored Uruguay's presidential palace this beautiful palace with 42 staff members to him he instead lives on a small farm a few minutes from the capital. House and Car He drives a 1987 Volkswagen Beetle, and is a part time farmer, growing chrysanthemums (a kind of flower) for sale at nearby markets. He lives in a small house with his wife, who was also an imprisoned guerrilla fighter and member of Tupamaros, who is now a Uruguayan senalor Guards His only protection are two guards positioned on his road (required by the governmenti and his three legged dog Manuela. Under his presidency Uruguay has legalized marijuana and same-sex marriage, while also enaching one of the region's most boosting the use of renewable and biomass. He does not like to be called the worlds poorest president, stating that "It is not the man who has too limle, but the man who craves more, who is poor." sweeping abortion rights laws and sharply energy sources like wind This man is leading by It is clear the power has not corrupted him. He leads for his people. We need more world leaders like him srsfunny: The Poorest President In The World Is Also The Coolest
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Energy, Memes, and Anxiety: MAGIC MUSHROOMS @TRUTH SOCIETY Did you know psychedlic mushrooms have incredible health benefits? Psilocybin mushrooms have been used in a therapeutic setting to treat a wide variety of ailments and disorders including cluster headaches, OCD, anxiety, depression, and addiction. Archaeological evidence from the Sahara desert🌵 suggests that humans have been using hallucinogenic mushrooms🍄 for 7000 years or more. Mushrooms are represented in prehistoric art across many geographic regions. The spiritual and medicinal use of these sacred fungi🍄 dramatically influenced ancient civilization.🌈 - Even though emerging studies suggest a wide variety of health benefits👍 from consuming psilocybin, the psychedelic mushrooms continue to remain schedule 1.👮‍♂️ Has anyone else noticed that often the substances that are good for our health and expand our minds are against the law?🤔 Hmm I wonder why..🙄 - ❗️Keep in mind that the responsible use of these sacred substances in a therapeutic environment is key to success.💯 Ideally you would take the mushrooms under the guidance of someone experienced with entheogens.❤️ - A growing number of people are also experimenting with consuming a sub-perceptual amount of psylocybin.👀 Microdosing psilocybin can be a powerful method to achieve higher levels of creativity, more energy, increased focus, and improved relational skills.😎

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Africa, Being Alone, and Anaconda: WORLD NEWS GLOBAL HEAT WAVE July 23 | Temperatures in July have broken heat records around the world A global heat wave is setting records and causing deaths across the world. The National Weather Service issued warnings regarding the high temperatures to nearly 35 million people living in hot climates this week. In the U.S. alone Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana are experiencing record-breaking temperatures, reaching up to 100F. ___ Japan experienced over seven straight days of temperatures that exceeded 100 degrees in areas near the city of Kyoto, breaking all known records for the city. The high temperatures have led to over 44 deaths in Japan, comparing the rescue efforts in the flooded regions of the country. As of Thursday, over 2,500 Japanese citizens were hospitalized due to the heat. __ The excessive heat has also sparked what has been labeled an epidemic of wildfires in countries like Sweden, where high temperatures and a prolonged drought caused 49 fires. Temperatures in Scandinavia typically reside around the 60s and 70s this time of year, but reached 90 degrees this past week. ___ Earlier this month, an Algerian city broke the record for the highest temperature ever in Africa, hitting 124.3 degrees F. Meanwhile, in Quebec, more than 90 people have been killed this month due to extreme heat.

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Af, America, and Funny: Bout near tarred a you, boy! kentuckwitch: missmeanest: hubbabubba-overlord: discoursegrips: cistrendered: democratic-bias: electoralcollege: trashgender-garbabe-nova: ladygolem: probablyasocialecologist: https://twitter.com/baldinternetman/status/793470278953238528  Funny enough, there’s a long history of worker’s struggle in the Appalachians and South. Redneck Revolt is a good group organizing in these areas around this identity and history. Yeah regions where mining, agriculture, and similar industries are dominant tend to have a history of socialist organizing and labor agitation, funny how that works i love how many people are commenting on this basically saying it’s an oxymoron for rednecks to be communists like… in what universe is it an oxymoron for… actual poor and working-class people… to be invested in an ideology movement that centers around working-class/labor struggle… lmao ???? literally the only reason why there has been a shift in later years is cus of fear mongering to the point where capitalist criticism has become a taboo even for lower class poor people. like many the southern states are some of the poorest states in usa?? “Let’s show these fascists what a couple of hillbillies can do!”  -Woody Guthrie coming from  a non-informed point of view i feel like once again this is Reagan’s fault because he targeted workers unions a good deal…  People are saying its a oxymoron because “redneck” is usually synonymous with “racist/stupid af” in america. And “racist/stupid af” in america tends to steer very far right. But there is a actually a whole population of “redneck” that isnt racist at all. They’re actually pretty well educated, theyre just poor and do poor people stuff. They’re the ones who end up introducing black people to white people shit. Like moonshine, mudding and camping. Theyre a trip to hang around. Theres actually a lot of overlap in the “redneck” and the “hood” culture (large tight knit families, general disdain for authorities, love of bbq…etc), but the rich white people in power dont want people to know that because if the all the poor people reguardless of color realize they have shared interests band together and raise hell. Its over for the 1%. So they try their hardest to emphasize and exaggerate the cultural differences, in hopes of convincing the low income disenfranchized whites to vote right. I LOVE capitalist critical Appalachian culture. One of the first things i learned that fueled my interest was the origin of the word ‘redneck.’ Coal mining was HUGE from the mid 1700s to the early 1900s in states like Virginia and Pennsylvania as coal was a primary source of fuel for a lotta shit. Unsurprisingly, mine owners were capitalist pigs and exploited the hell outta coal miners. Like, paying them by the pound of coal they brought in rather than by hours worked, paying them in vouchers that could only be used at the store owned by the mining company, and offering no kind of health assistance when workers would inevitably succumb to illness and injury caused by the work they did. So miners began to unionize in the mid 1840s. To show solidarity and to make their employers take notice, unionists would wear red bandanas around their necks. And thus, the term ‘redneck’ was coined to describe the union supporters who eventually dismantled a lot of the exploitive practices used by the coal industry. Love these! Just discovered the hillbilly leftie podcast the Trillbilly Worker’s Party, and I am so excited to see more leftist organizing in these parts. We have an amazing history of labor struggle, and a fair amount of labor wins, in this region.
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Apparently, Arguing, and Complex: STEPHEN HAWKINGS LAST WORDS WELIVEINTHEMATRI If you asked an astrophysicist today to describe what happened after the Big Bang, he would likely start with the concept of “cosmic inflation.” Cosmic inflation argues that right after the Big Bang — we’re talking after a teeny fraction of a second — the universe expanded at breakneck speed like dough in an oven. But this exponential expansion should create, due to quantum mechanics, regions where the universe continues to grow forever and regions where that growth stalls. The result would be a multiverse, a collection of bubblelike pockets, each defined by its own laws of physics. “The local laws of physics and chemistry can differ from one pocket universe to another, which together would form a multiverse,” Hertog said in a statement. “But I have never been a fan of the multiverse. If the scale of different universes in the multiverse is large or infinite the theory can’t be tested.” Along with being difficult to support, the multiverse theory, which was co-developed by Hawking in 1983, doesn’t jibe with classical physics, namely the contributions of Einstein’s theory of general relativity as they relate to the structure and dynamics of the universe. “As a consequence, Einstein’s theory breaks down in eternal inflation,” Hertog said. Einstein spent his life searching for a unified theory, a way to reconcile the biggest and smallest of things, general relativity and quantum mechanics. He died never having achieved that goal, but leagues of physicists like Hawking followed in Einstein’s footsteps. One path led to holograms. Instead of the 'standard' description of how the 'universe' unfolded (and is unfolding), the authors argue the Big Bang had a finite boundary, defined by string theory and holograms. The new theory - which sounds simplistically like the world of the red-pill-blue-pill Matrix movies - embraces the strange concept that the universe is like a vast and complex hologram. In other words, 3D reality is an illusion, and that the apparently "solid" world around us - and the dimension of time - is projected from information stored on a flat 2D surface.

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Apple, God, and Iphone: Ladies with iPhones!!! lf you re ever in a dangerous or unsafe situation, press the lock button on your phone 5 times in a row, you'll get this screen. Swipe the SOS, your GPS will send a ping to the nearest police station and an officer will be dispatched. RT TO SAVE A LIFE slide to power off SOS Emergency SOS Cancel <p><a href="http://thefireflii.tumblr.com/post/169526771624" class="tumblr_blog">thefireflii</a>:</p><blockquote> <p><a href="https://gaia06.tumblr.com/post/169525028993/good-to-know" class="tumblr_blog">gaia06</a>:</p> <blockquote><p>Good to know</p></blockquote> <figure data-orig-width="304" data-orig-height="175" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/f5bb1161cb1c051e6a213cb26fcc5616/tumblr_inline_p2bknxznPb1rkcxj0_540.png" alt="image" data-orig-width="304" data-orig-height="175"/></figure><h2><b>THERE IS FALSE INFORMATION HERE!!!!</b></h2> <p>No one on this site fact checks, jeez.</p> <p>1. First of all, <b>the emergency SOS only works for phones with iOS 11</b>. This means any phone older than 5S or that haven’t upgraded to iOS 11 <b>DON’T HAVE THIS FEATURE.</b><br/>2. How you bring up the emergency SOS is <b>different depending on your phone and country</b>.</p> <ul><li>iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus: press and hold lock button <b>and</b> one of the volume buttons</li> <li>iPhone 7 or earlier: press lock button 5 times (in India, you only need to press it 3 times)</li> </ul><h2> <b>3. It does NOT send an alert to the police station, and it does NOT dispatch an officer!!!!!!</b><b> The emergency SOS contacts the people you put ON YOUR EMERGENCY CONTACTS. IT DOES NOT CONTACT THE POLICE. IT DOES NOT CONTACT THE HOSPITAL. IT WILL NOT BRING AN AMBULANCE. IT WILL NOT DISPATCH A POLICE OFFICER. YOU CANNOT ADD EMERGENCY SERVICES AS AN SOS CONTACT. IT IS A PERSON YOU HAVE IN YOUR CONTACTS THAT YOU PUT AS ONE OF YOUR EMERGENCY CONTACTS.</b> </h2> <p><b>READ THIS AGAIN.</b></p> <h2><b>IT DOES NOT CONTACT THE POLICE.</b></h2> <h2><b>IT DOES NOT CONTACT THE POLICE.</b></h2> <h2><b>IT DOES NOT CONTACT THE POLICE.</b></h2> <h2><b>IT DOES NOT CONTACT THE POLICE.</b></h2> <h2><b>IT DOES NOT CONTACT THE POLICE.</b></h2> <h2><b>IT DOES NOT CONTACT THE POLICE.</b></h2> <h2><b>IT DOES NOT CONTACT THE POLICE.</b></h2> <h2><b>IT DOES NOT CONTACT THE POLICE.</b></h2> <p>There might be more countries or regions as exceptions, but Apple has only mentioned China as an exception where you can choose to contact police, firefighters, or request an ambulance.<br/></p> <p>4. It only contacts your emergency contact <b>AFTER YOUR CALL ENDS</b>. It does NOT contact them before or AS you call. ONLY AFTER YOUR CALL ENDS. All it does is send them a text message of <b>your location</b>. <b>THAT IS ALL.</b></p> <p>Holy god this misinformation can be SO detrimental in a REAL emergency situation. THIS IS WHY YOU FACT CHECK. DON’T BELIEVE EVERYTHING YOU READ WITHOUT CHECKING YOURSELF.<br/><b></b></p> <p>(<a href="https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT208076">source</a>)<br/></p> </blockquote>

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