China

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Detail From Sheep And Goat - Zhao Mengfu

{"content":{"id":309,"title":"18-10-14 Weekly Links","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/f8.jpg\" class=\"card-image\"\u003e\r\n\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\r\n\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"http://theorangeduck.com/page/local-minima-saddle-points-plateaus\" target=\"_blank\"\u003eExploiting vs. Exploring\u003c/a\u003e\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"http://the-toast.net/2017/07/26/goblin-market-as-i-understand-it/\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e\"'The Goblin Market', as I Understand It\"\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"https://youtu.be/7tY9mQovGu0\" target=\"_blank\"\u003eEnglish Society, 1560-1640\u003c/a\u003e (Yale Lecture)\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nMongolians in China still use a purely top-to-bottom script, and arrange their websites accordingly. \u003ca href=\"http://mongol.cctv.com/contantroot/c/2018/09/05/ff1bcb94-03c3-42c3-a8d1-d6e63575674c.html\" target=\"_blank\"\u003eTake a look\u003c/a\u003e.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e ","publication_date":"2018-10-14T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2018-10-09T11:18:10.000Z","updated_at":"2018-10-12T20:58:08.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=weekly_links\"\u003eweekly_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=mathematics\"\u003emathematics\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=poetry\"\u003epoetry\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=victorian\"\u003evictorian\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=england\"\u003eengland\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=pre-raphaelite\"\u003epre-raphaelite\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=elizabethan\"\u003eelizabethan\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=early_stewart\"\u003eearly_stewart\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=language\"\u003elanguage\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=china\"\u003echina\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=mongolia\"\u003emongolia\u003c/a\u003e"}

18-10-14 Weekly Links



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Bronze Head From Sanxingdui

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You Will Receive A Complement

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Hong Kong At Night

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Liao River Tributaries

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Grapes - Xu Wei

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Tower In Cixi's Mortuary Complex

{"content":{"id":382,"title":"18-11-25 Weekly Links","body":"\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nIt seems to big to post directly, so go read Gunshow's epic \u003ca href=\"http://gunshowcomic.com/271\"\u003eGhost Ship\u003c/a\u003e story.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nBefore the second prequel, I always assumed the \"Boba\" in Boba Fett was the female version of \"Bob\" in the same way that \"Roberta\" is the female version of \"Robert\". Related is Mark Hamil's excellent \u003ca href=\"https://uproxx.com/hitfix/boba-fett-luke-skywalker-mom-star-wars/\"\u003erejected idea\u003c/a\u003e for Boba Fett.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"https://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2005/10/4-000-year-old-noodles-found-in-china/\"\u003eNoodles are 4000 years old, as least\u003c/a\u003e. The hidden lead is that the archaeological record suggests rice and millet were dominant in ancient northern China, whereas the oldest transmitted literature lists the five staple grains as broomcorn millet, foxtail millet, soybeans, wheat (but what kind?), and hemp. The discovery of large amounts of rice in northern China - where it is too dry to normally grow - also implies north-south connections that archaeologists have been increasingly finding evidence of, but old historians used to assume didn't exist. The fact that those five were so often singled out probably reflects more that they could be \u003ci\u003egrown\u003c/i\u003e in the north, even if rice was apparently quite common.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nWikipedia has a \u003ca href=\"https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kirk/Spock\"\u003every long page\u003c/a\u003e on Kirk/Spock slash.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2018-11-25T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2018-11-24T16:57:37.000Z","updated_at":"2018-11-25T00:13:38.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=weekly_links\"\u003eweekly_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=ghosts\"\u003eghosts\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=scary\"\u003escary\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=water\"\u003ewater\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=bored_of_star_wars\"\u003ebored_of_star_wars\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=china\"\u003echina\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=ancient\"\u003eancient\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=archaic\"\u003earchaic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=star_trek\"\u003estar_trek\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=internet\"\u003einternet\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=wikipedia\"\u003ewikipedia\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=farming\"\u003efarming\u003c/a\u003e"}

18-11-25 Weekly Links

  • It seems to big to post directly, so go read Gunshow's epic Ghost Ship story.
  • Before the second prequel, I always assumed the "Boba" in Boba Fett was the female version of "Bob" in the same way that "Roberta" is the female version of "Robert". Related is Mark Hamil's excellent rejected idea for Boba Fett.
  • Noodles are 4000 years old, as least. The hidden lead is that the archaeological record suggests rice and millet were dominant in ancient northern China, whereas the oldest transmitted literature lists the five staple grains as broomcorn millet, foxtail millet, soybeans, wheat (but what kind?), and hemp. The discovery of large amounts of rice in northern China - where it is too dry to normally grow - also implies north-south connections that archaeologists have been increasingly finding evidence of, but old historians used to assume didn't exist. The fact that those five were so often singled out probably reflects more that they could be grown in the north, even if rice was apparently quite common.
  • Wikipedia has a very long page on Kirk/Spock slash.
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One Of China's Two Oldest Surviving Paintings

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Four Generals Of Zhongxing - Liu Songnian

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Title Unknown - Ma Yuan

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Elegant Rocks And Sparse Trees - Zhao Mengfu

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Orion In The Dunhuang Star Atlas

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Shanghai Street, Hong Kong

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Emperor Gaozong Of Song - Anonymous