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The The Restaurant at the Edge of the Universe, previously known as The Water Cooler, is a place to post stuff that has absolutely nothing at all to do with computers, broadband, Scot's Newsletter, or anything that's "supposed" to be here.
Fires still burning in a number of places but much less than a couple of weeks ago. In a cruel twist, Canberra was hit by intense hail storms with stones of tennis ball size. Melbourne had some too but slightly less severe.
Picture of hailstones in front of Australia's Parliament house in Canberra:
Check out the video in this news article, it shows a car park where every car window was smashed:
I've only ever had one gmail account and I use it mostly for newsletters and such. I rarely ever communicate with anyone using it. I mostly send using my Yahoo or Hotmail accounts. Sadly, I can't get anyone to use encrypted emails with me... the lazy bastages. Also sad, but I haven't logged into my Proton account in ages. If they offered POP/IMAP with their service I would use it primarily for communications, but I think that is still only available to paying users.