Sananab

{"content":{"id":1565,"title":"Daily Links","body":"\u003cp\u003eThe man who invented the mouse also invented a \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t5WUBweOZA4\"\u003efive-key keyboard\u003c/a\u003e. It feels like learning it would have been difficult but look at how it's set up: it may have been very useful?\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-08-12T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-08-12T03:26:09.000Z","updated_at":"2020-08-12T18:52:36.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=daily_links\"\u003edaily_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_sixties\"\u003ethe_sixties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=retrocomputing\"\u003eretrocomputing\u003c/a\u003e"}

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The man who invented the mouse also invented a five-key keyboard. It feels like learning it would have been difficult but look at how it's set up: it may have been very useful?

{"content":{"id":1466,"title":"Charon Crossing the River Styx - Joachim Patinier","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/499.jpg\" class=\"card-image not-tall\"\u003e","publication_date":"2020-08-12T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-06-15T21:41:04.000Z","updated_at":"2020-06-15T21:41:04.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=pictures\"\u003epictures\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=belgium\"\u003ebelgium\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=sixteenth_century\"\u003esixteenth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=water\"\u003ewater\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_sky\"\u003ethe_sky\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=clouds\"\u003eclouds\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=greece\"\u003egreece\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=plants\"\u003eplants\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=blue\"\u003eblue\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=green\"\u003egreen\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=white\"\u003ewhite\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=nature\"\u003enature\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=painting\"\u003epainting\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=landscapes\"\u003elandscapes\u003c/a\u003e"}

Charon Crossing the River Styx - Joachim Patinier

{"content":{"id":1564,"title":"Daily Link","body":"\u003cp\u003eThe more I read of Tove Jansson, the more I start to think that she was one of the greatest authors to have ever lived. \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=StO-NmkK5Aw\"\u003eHere is a legendary interview with her on the rock she retired on\u003c/a\u003e. Make sure to click 'CC' to get the English subtitles.\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-08-11T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-08-08T19:18:38.000Z","updated_at":"2020-08-08T19:18:55.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=daily_links\"\u003edaily_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=books\"\u003ebooks\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=finland\"\u003efinland\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=swedish\"\u003eswedish\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_sixties\"\u003ethe_sixties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=water\"\u003ewater\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=nature\"\u003enature\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=fish\"\u003efish\u003c/a\u003e"}

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The more I read of Tove Jansson, the more I start to think that she was one of the greatest authors to have ever lived. Here is a legendary interview with her on the rock she retired on. Make sure to click 'CC' to get the English subtitles.

{"content":{"id":1464,"title":"Kizhi Church","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/498.jpg\" class=\"card-image not-tall\"\u003e","publication_date":"2020-08-11T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-06-15T00:51:09.000Z","updated_at":"2020-06-15T00:51:09.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=pictures\"\u003epictures\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=blue\"\u003eblue\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=green\"\u003egreen\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=grey\"\u003egrey\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=brown\"\u003ebrown\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_sky\"\u003ethe_sky\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=russia\"\u003erussia\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=architecture\"\u003earchitecture\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=eighteenth_century\"\u003eeighteenth_century\u003c/a\u003e"}

Kizhi Church

{"content":{"id":1563,"title":"Daily Link","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/4d6.jpg\" class=\"tall\"\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eI've been obsessively skimming through weird cookbooks on archive.org and from the public library in the last couple years. What I have found is that most cookbooks before the original Joy of Cooking were terse and totally lacked details. Some gave you vague directions but no measurements and no idea of what you were getting. The recipes are brutally difficult and, when you finish, you get something mysteriously more bland than any of the constituent ingredients.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eOthers, \u003ca href=\"https://archive.org/details/bakershandbook00schu/page/n8/mode/1up\"\u003elike this one from 1895\u003c/a\u003e, are mainly just lists of ingredients. Notice how the recipes tend to ask for ~3 cups of flour and 20-30 eggs, as well as nice things like ammonia. I can't imagine baking them would be fun, but I am drawn like a magnet to things with names like \"Sham Confect\" (5 lbs. sugar and 20 eggs whites).\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/4d7.jpg\" class=\"tall\"\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003e(This picture's been floating around the interent. My edition only has the instructions, not the pictures)\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eOld editions of Joy of Cooking are absolutely insane and probably not like the book your mom had. It started with dozens (hundreds?) of virgin cocktails and there are pages of gruesomely-detailed roadkill recipes. It was written around the same time as Minnie the Moocher and is somehow the cooking equivalent. On the other hand, it is very easy-to-follow and it seemed to kick of a 70-year trend of better-quality cookbooks.\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-08-10T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-08-08T17:28:41.000Z","updated_at":"2020-08-10T18:40:43.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=pictures\"\u003epictures\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=daily_links\"\u003edaily_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=design\"\u003edesign\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=food\"\u003efood\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=cooking\"\u003ecooking\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_thirties\"\u003ethe_thirties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_nineties\"\u003ethe_nineties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=nineteenth_century\"\u003enineteenth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=animals\"\u003eanimals\u003c/a\u003e"}

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I've been obsessively skimming through weird cookbooks on archive.org and from the public library in the last couple years. What I have found is that most cookbooks before the original Joy of Cooking were terse and totally lacked details. Some gave you vague directions but no measurements and no idea of what you were getting. The recipes are brutally difficult and, when you finish, you get something mysteriously more bland than any of the constituent ingredients.

Others, like this one from 1895, are mainly just lists of ingredients. Notice how the recipes tend to ask for ~3 cups of flour and 20-30 eggs, as well as nice things like ammonia. I can't imagine baking them would be fun, but I am drawn like a magnet to things with names like "Sham Confect" (5 lbs. sugar and 20 eggs whites).

(This picture's been floating around the interent. My edition only has the instructions, not the pictures)

Old editions of Joy of Cooking are absolutely insane and probably not like the book your mom had. It started with dozens (hundreds?) of virgin cocktails and there are pages of gruesomely-detailed roadkill recipes. It was written around the same time as Minnie the Moocher and is somehow the cooking equivalent. On the other hand, it is very easy-to-follow and it seemed to kick of a 70-year trend of better-quality cookbooks.

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Saami Family in Norway

{"content":{"id":1562,"title":"Daily Link","body":"\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://clickhole.com/6-tips-for-throwing-the-perfect-boardroom-tantrum-1825123526/\"\u003eSix tips for throwing the perfect boardroom tantrum.\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-08-09T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-08-08T00:37:56.000Z","updated_at":"2020-08-08T00:37:56.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=daily_links\"\u003edaily_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=ancient_clickhole\"\u003eancient_clickhole\u003c/a\u003e"}

Daily Link

{"content":{"id":1459,"title":"The Nile - Erté","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/496.jpg\" class=\"card-image not-tall\" style=\"border-radius: 0\"\u003e","publication_date":"2020-08-09T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-06-11T00:05:53.000Z","updated_at":"2020-06-11T00:06:16.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=pictures\"\u003epictures\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=art_deco\"\u003eart_deco\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=ancient\"\u003eancient\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=france\"\u003efrance\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=russia\"\u003erussia\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=blue\"\u003eblue\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=red\"\u003ered\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=black\"\u003eblack\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=purple\"\u003epurple\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=gold\"\u003egold\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=egypt\"\u003eegypt\u003c/a\u003e"}

The Nile - Erté

{"content":{"id":1558,"title":"Daily Link","body":"\u003cp\u003eAndrew Rilstone did an interesting series on Joseph Campbell and literary interpretation in general. \u003ca href=\"http://www.andrewrilstone.com/2010/09/2-call-to-adventure.html\"\u003eI especially liked this part\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-08-08T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-08-07T00:26:49.000Z","updated_at":"2020-08-07T00:27:00.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=daily_links\"\u003edaily_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=books\"\u003ebooks\u003c/a\u003e"}

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Andrew Rilstone did an interesting series on Joseph Campbell and literary interpretation in general. I especially liked this part.

{"content":{"id":1456,"title":"Civilization II (1996)","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/495.jpg\" class=\"card-image small\"\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003e\r\nI spent an obscene amount of time playing this game. This one was a major life-destroyer for me. Sometimes I would think I was over it for a year or two and get dragged back in. If you've never played a Civ game before, start here. It's one of the only times they managed to find the right balance between gameplay and bells and whistles.\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-08-08T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-06-09T21:30:36.000Z","updated_at":"2020-08-08T00:38:08.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":5},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=games\"\u003egames\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=reviews\"\u003ereviews\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=strategy\"\u003estrategy\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_nineties\"\u003ethe_nineties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e"}

Civilization II (1996)

I spent an obscene amount of time playing this game. This one was a major life-destroyer for me. Sometimes I would think I was over it for a year or two and get dragged back in. If you've never played a Civ game before, start here. It's one of the only times they managed to find the right balance between gameplay and bells and whistles.

{"content":{"id":1557,"title":"Daily Link","body":"\u003cp\u003ePeak Internet: \u003ca href=\"http://penultimate-panel.blogspot.com/\"\u003esilent penultimate panel watch\u003c/a\u003e from 2007.\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-08-07T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-08-07T00:14:46.000Z","updated_at":"2020-08-08T00:38:40.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=daily_links\"\u003edaily_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=comics\"\u003ecomics\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=old_comics\"\u003eold_comics\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=peak_internet\"\u003epeak_internet\u003c/a\u003e"}

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Peak Internet: silent penultimate panel watch from 2007.

{"content":{"id":1454,"title":"A Broken Man","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/494.png\" class=\"card-image\" style=\"border-radius: 0\"\u003e\r\n\u003cdiv class=\"card-image-caption\"\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"http://www.qwantz.com/\" target=\"_blank\"\u003eDinosaur Comics\u003c/a\u003e\r\n\u003c/div\u003e","publication_date":"2020-08-07T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-06-09T02:16:16.000Z","updated_at":"2020-06-09T02:17:22.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=pictures\"\u003epictures\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=old_comics\"\u003eold_comics\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=folk\"\u003efolk\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=canada\"\u003ecanada\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=green\"\u003egreen\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=orange\"\u003eorange\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=beige\"\u003ebeige\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=water\"\u003ewater\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=eighteenth_century\"\u003eeighteenth_century\u003c/a\u003e"}

A Broken Man

{"content":{"id":1556,"title":"Daily(ish) Link","body":"\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.change.org/p/the-ellen-show-make-eric-andre-the-host-of-the-ellen-show?utm_content=cl_sharecopy_23896929_en-CA%3A3\u0026recruiter=1138030259\u0026utm_source=share_petition\u0026utm_medium=copylink\u0026utm_campaign=share_petition\"\u003eMake Eric Andre the host of the Ellen Show\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-08-06T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-08-05T13:58:15.000Z","updated_at":"2020-08-05T13:58:15.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=daily_links\"\u003edaily_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=tv\"\u003etv\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=politics\"\u003epolitics\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=news\"\u003enews\u003c/a\u003e"}

Daily(ish) Link

{"content":{"id":1452,"title":"Pic du Midi d'Ossau","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/493.jpg\" class=\"card-image not-tall\"\u003e","publication_date":"2020-08-06T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-06-08T03:12:05.000Z","updated_at":"2020-06-08T03:12:05.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=pictures\"\u003epictures\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=mountains\"\u003emountains\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=animals\"\u003eanimals\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_sky\"\u003ethe_sky\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=blue\"\u003eblue\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=green\"\u003egreen\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=grey\"\u003egrey\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=france\"\u003efrance\u003c/a\u003e"}

Pic du Midi d'Ossau

{"content":{"id":1442,"title":"Self-Control","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/48a.png\" class=\"card-image not-tall\"\u003e","publication_date":"2020-08-05T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-06-06T18:03:54.000Z","updated_at":"2020-06-06T18:03:54.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=old_memes\"\u003eold_memes\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=red\"\u003ered\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=yellow\"\u003eyellow\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=tibet\"\u003etibet\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=china\"\u003echina\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=games\"\u003egames\u003c/a\u003e"}

Self-Control

{"content":{"id":1441,"title":"Hindu Newspaper, Victoria BC, 1913","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/489.jpg\" class=\"card-image not-tall\"\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThat address is now a gentrifier apartment building. I happen to have had a KFC picnic right across the street a couple weeks ago. Nearly all the other houses on the block were just recently torn down, so I assume more hideous gentrifier buildings are coming.\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-08-04T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-06-06T17:57:21.000Z","updated_at":"2020-08-04T04:59:43.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=pictures\"\u003epictures\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=bc\"\u003ebc\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=canada\"\u003ecanada\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=victoria\"\u003evictoria\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_tens\"\u003ethe_tens\u003c/a\u003e"}

Hindu Newspaper, Victoria BC, 1913

That address is now a gentrifier apartment building. I happen to have had a KFC picnic right across the street a couple weeks ago. Nearly all the other houses on the block were just recently torn down, so I assume more hideous gentrifier buildings are coming.