Germany

{"content":{"id":11,"title":"Bastei, Saxony, Germany","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/7.jpg\" class=\"card-image not-tall\"\u003e","publication_date":"2018-05-17T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2018-05-09T22:38:40.000Z","updated_at":"2019-04-08T15:46:12.000Z","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=germany\"\u003egermany\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=nature\"\u003enature\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=bridges\"\u003ebridges\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_sky\"\u003ethe_sky\u003c/a\u003e"}

Bastei, Saxony, Germany

{"content":{"id":149,"title":"Bernward Doors Lion Detail","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/5d.jpg\" class=\"card-image\"\u003e\r\n\u003cdiv class=\"card-image-caption\" style=\"color: black;\"\u003eHildesheim Cathedral, 11th Century\u003c/div\u003e","publication_date":"2018-06-29T06:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2018-06-28T21:07:57.000Z","updated_at":"2018-10-10T01:25:05.000Z","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=germany\"\u003egermany\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=shadow\"\u003eshadow\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=middle_ages\"\u003emiddle_ages\u003c/a\u003e"}

Bernward Doors Lion Detail

Hildesheim Cathedral, 11th Century
{"content":{"id":183,"title":"The Robbers - Friedrich Schiller","body":"\u003cp\u003eThis is the worst review I've ever written.\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2018-07-27T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2018-07-20T01:30:48.000Z","updated_at":"2018-09-26T19:28:05.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":3},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=reviews\"\u003ereviews\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=books\"\u003ebooks\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=germany\"\u003egermany\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=romanticism\"\u003eromanticism\u003c/a\u003e"}

The Robbers - Friedrich Schiller

This is the worst review I've ever written.

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Aachen City Hall

{"content":{"id":246,"title":"Arion's Voyage - Philipp Otto Runge","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/b7.jpg\" class=\"card-image\"\u003e","publication_date":"2018-09-04T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2018-08-28T20:26:28.000Z","updated_at":"2019-05-20T13:28:28.000Z","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=water\"\u003ewater\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=romanticism\"\u003eromanticism\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=germany\"\u003egermany\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=nineteenth_century\"\u003enineteenth_century\u003c/a\u003e"}

Arion's Voyage - Philipp Otto Runge

{"content":{"id":313,"title":"Bernward Doors Eden Detail","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/f6.jpg\" class=\"card-image\" style=\"max-height: 93vh\"\u003e\r\n\u003cdiv class=\"card-image-caption\" style=\"color: black;\"\u003eHildesheim Cathedral, 11th Century\u003c/div\u003e\r\n\u003cdiv class=\"card-image-caption\" style=\"color: black;\"\u003eIt looks like God's holding a beer and is mostly angry for having been pulled off the couch\u003c/div\u003e","publication_date":"2018-10-17T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2018-10-10T01:25:11.000Z","updated_at":"2018-10-10T01:25:43.000Z","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=germany\"\u003egermany\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=shadow\"\u003eshadow\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=middle_ages\"\u003emiddle_ages\u003c/a\u003e"}

Bernward Doors Eden Detail

Hildesheim Cathedral, 11th Century
It looks like God's holding a beer and is mostly angry for having been pulled off the couch
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Cupid Complaining To Venus (London Version) - Lucas Cranach The Elder

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Mountain Landscape With Rainbow - Caspar David Friedrich

{"content":{"id":486,"title":"19-01-27 Weekly Links","body":"\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nArchive.org is amazing. \u003ca href=\"https://archive.org/details/Astounding_Stories_of_Super_Science_1930\"\u003eHere are the first few issues\u003c/a\u003e of Astounding magazine (now Analogue), which published works by most of the great science fiction writers before 1960.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bat_Boy_(character)\"\u003eWikipedia's article on Bat Boy\u003c/a\u003e. \"Bat Boy has a chaotic sense of morality. He has been said to steal cars and not to come to the aid of the needy\".\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nI'm obsessed with Wiktionary's words of the day. This week had the Finnish word \u003ca href=\"https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/poronkusema#Finnish\"\u003eporonkusema\u003c/a\u003e, \"the distance a reindeer could travel without stopping to urinate\".\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nA German zoo which had been covertly anti-Hilter during the war accidentally ended up with a \u003ca href=\"http://www.weirduniverse.net/blog/comments/laura_parrot\"\u003eNazi parrot\u003c/a\u003e.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2019-01-27T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2019-01-26T17:16:25.000Z","updated_at":"2019-01-26T17:16:25.000Z","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=animals\"\u003eanimals\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=usa\"\u003eusa\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=finland\"\u003efinland\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=language\"\u003elanguage\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=science_fiction\"\u003escience_fiction\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=finnish\"\u003efinnish\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=germany\"\u003egermany\u003c/a\u003e"}

19-01-27 Weekly Links

  • Archive.org is amazing. Here are the first few issues of Astounding magazine (now Analogue), which published works by most of the great science fiction writers before 1960.
  • Wikipedia's article on Bat Boy. "Bat Boy has a chaotic sense of morality. He has been said to steal cars and not to come to the aid of the needy".
  • I'm obsessed with Wiktionary's words of the day. This week had the Finnish word poronkusema, "the distance a reindeer could travel without stopping to urinate".
  • A German zoo which had been covertly anti-Hilter during the war accidentally ended up with a Nazi parrot.
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Hands Of Erasmus - Hans Holbein

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Grimm's Household Tales - Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm

The most famous collection of fairy tales, but a long way from being the best. The stories and their messages are weird and unbalanced - not just by the standards of the day - and there are also a couple of antisemitic stories that rob it of whatever value it might have had.

When I point something like that out, someone inevitably makes a "it was normal back then" argument, but I've never seen antisemitic stories in any other old folk tale collections and, according to one of the world's top experts, Maria Tatar, no other German collection from the 19th century has any similar stories. Besides that, story books like this are one of the first things to define what normal means for people, and should be held to a very high standard. I'd bet you bottom dollar that most people involved in implementing the Holocaust were introduced to the existence of Jews through this very book. A stain on the genre. A piece of garbage that's best left forgotten.

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Weekly Links - The Triumphant Return Edition

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Air - Hans Heinrich Christiansen

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An Original Linotype Machine

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The Andy Warhol Room In The Hamburger Bahnhof

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Rakotzbr├╝cke Devil's Bridge