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Folks that take metformin for anti-aging usually take it on exercise off-days. There was concern about lactic acidosis, but it's beginning to become clear that it mostly arises in patients with comorbidities.

Comparison of metformin and berberine based on Cochrane meta-analysis:


Looked at berberine also, seems toxic to the liver.


Poe's 1848 Prose Poem "Eureka" may have intuited the Big Bang and an expanding universe:


See also Dr Brad Stanfield's discussion:


Besides the difference between "worth" and "valuation", could you please elaborate?

"circulation refers to just physical cash and coins" so it's not a useful metric. The supply of US dollars is vastly higher than crypto.

I understand that, but the headline specifically states that the comparison was being made in relation to currency in circulation, so I was wondering what was "ultra misleading" about it.

99% of people don't understand the difference between money supply and currency in circulation so they'll draw the wrong conclusion, and the right conclusion is boring. This article shouldn't even exist.

A dollar is worth a dollar. So all the dollars are worth whatever that dollar amount is. It’s reflexive.

Crypto is valued by market cap, which is very different. If you tried to even sell 10% of all crypto in the next day, the market would implode.

Basically, liquidity is important.

Rufus is really neat. However, for writing distro images, the dd command is my favorite. Per the Arch Wiki:

dd bs=4M if=path/to/archlinux-version-x86_64.iso of=/dev/sdx conv=fsync oflag=direct status=progress

Lazy mode:

# <image.iso >/dev/sdx; sync

this is a zsh-ism. on bash it will have no effect.

TIL. Thanks for the pointer!

My own suspicion is that the universe is not only queerer than we suppose, but queerer than we can suppose. -J.B.S. Haldane

For folks new to i3, some popular programs commonly used with it are:

- rofi: dynamic menu replacement for dmenu [though dmenu is suckless (https://suckless.org/)] - picom: compositor - feh or nitrogen: wallpaper management, nitrogen is gui-based - i3-gaps: add spaces between windows, I believe it's an entire package that replaces normal i3 - i3blocks or polybar: customize the status bar

Hope everyone has fun with i3!

Want to add one: just started setting up i3 again after about an 8 year break from it, and found i3status-rs to be very pretty and functional: https://github.com/greshake/i3status-rust

This looks really neat, love the powerline look.

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