weather, roof cooling hacks 

Living on the top floor in hot weather sucks.

We tried to build a water cooling system with a hose that drips water onto the roof a few years ago, but we took it back down after a few days. Worked as a proof of concept, but too much of a hassle.

Now I tried this even lower-budget hack that I read somewhere: Drape a towel over my window and pour water on it. My bedroom has stayed comfortably cool so far, I just need to add new water every hour or so...

My old one was broken after many years, so I just made myself a new mini-wallet :)

I'ts just two strips of 19mm elastic band sewn together in parallel (because I didn't have a wider one), and then into a loop for the cards and bills, with one side doubled and sewn shut on 3.3 sides as a coin pocket.

CN: Selfie mit Blick (fast) in die Kamera 

Passend zum habe ich mir heute noch schnell einen Hut gebastelt 🧙‍♀️

and... I also found an okay-ish workaround for b) in this particular case: I set the position of the data label for the yellow bar (only the one at no. 9) to "inside" instead of "center" ... now it's no longer inside the bar O.o (why is it called "inside"? I have no idea.)
But it kind of works for this case... wish I could chose left/right or manually set a position, but the only choice (for bar charts) is between "center"/"inside"/"near origin".

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Any LibreOffice Experts here? I want to make this chart have legible labels, but they are layered over each other in some places and it's annoying me..

How can I

a) let the data labels only be displayed where the value is not zero?


b) manually change the position of some of the labels, so they don't cover up other ones?

You may already have heard about the pride march at - now the time and place is confirmed: day 3 (friday), starting at 14:00h. Queer hackers, meet at the Fairy Dust! 🌈

If you'd like to get your own pixelart portrait like these, I can make one for you!
Support me on Ko-fi ( and contact me (here or wherever, more contact info is on my website).
8x8 pixels for one coffee, 16x16 for more than one :)

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By the way, I don't only make for using it in videogames, but sometimes also just because it's fun. For example, I recently made some portraits of myself and other people as :D

Remember the game that @blinry and I made in one hour for the last week? Since then, we've improved that prototype a lot, and you can now beta-test the new version of "The Floor is Lava" :)

We would love to read your feedback - what do you like and dislike about it?
What's your best score? 🦎💎🌋

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