Stoa On The Sacred Way, Miletus
Han Dynasty Gate Tower, Tomb Of Gao Yi
Weekly Links - 50% NSFW Edition
An article about Theodore de Bry
, an extremely talented Netherlandish/Belgianish artist who did dozens of engravings of the New World without ever having been there.
Every six months or so I find myself watching
Bernie Mac's performance on Def Comedy Jam (NSFW)
. Even though the jokes aren't really that funny, it's one of the great stand up performances of all time.
ancient Sumerian creation myth (NSFW)
Seanbaby spent what I imagine was hundreds of hours finding
weird things in pre-code horror comic books (NSFWish)
You might have seen a clickbaitish Youtube video or the like saying that 1+2+3... = -1/12.
Here's an article dealing with a lot of the math around that in a pretty simple way
, with a link to Terence Tao's more hardcore, scary, NSFW explanation at the end.
A Bestiary of Single-File Implementations of Programming Languages
Still Life With Peaches Found In Herculaneum
Athenian Coin From Around When Democracy Was Invented
Hercules And The Wagoner, From Baby's Own Aesop
Weekly Links - Geometry Edition
Steamed Dagoth Ur
Hyper-Detailed, Picture-Filled Pre-War History Of The Ocarina
Automatic Box Plan Generator
Gut-wrenching: Italian Waiter Grinds Fresh Black Pepper Onto Daughter’s Grave
Byrne's Euclid is a strange Victorian edition of Euclid using colours instead of letters. I'm not sure whether it's really easier for children, but it is interesting to look at. Some excellent person made a
classy online edition
Palmyra Before Isis