Snow

{"content":{"id":1551,"title":"Daily Link","body":"\u003cp\u003eYoutube is famous for having a comments section so caustic, it was once considered toxic and hatemongering even by the standards of social media. I have found \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fa8Wqn2fDaA\u0026list=PLfyf-_OyYbypNN9j2Q8j8Qd1vTR0dM4Z8\u0026index=18\"\u003ethe friendliest comments section on Youtube\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-07-21T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-07-15T03:28:58.000Z","updated_at":"2020-07-15T03:28:58.000Z","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=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=birds\"\u003ebirds\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=eighteenth_century\"\u003eeighteenth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=baroque\"\u003ebaroque\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=water\"\u003ewater\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=ice\"\u003eice\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=snow\"\u003esnow\u003c/a\u003e"}

Daily Link

Youtube is famous for having a comments section so caustic, it was once considered toxic and hatemongering even by the standards of social media. I have found the friendliest comments section on Youtube.

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Moritzburg Castle

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L'Avenue de Neuilly on a Winter Day - Luigi Loir

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The Punishment of Lust - Giovanni Segantini

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The Friesing Manuscripts - the Oldest Surviving Text in Slovene

{"content":{"id":816,"title":"Weekly Links - Pop Art Edition","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/2b7.jpg\" class=\"card-image not-tall\"\u003e\r\n\u003cbr\u003e\r\n\u003cbr\u003e\r\n\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nAn arctic fox travelled \u003ca href=\"https://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-news-from-elsewhere-48824181\"\u003e3500km in 76 days\u003c/a\u003e, ending up in Ellesmere Island (pictured, photo by Paul Gierszewski).\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"https://youtu.be/pUVWS7eloEc\"\u003eThe best/worst game ending of all time\u003c/a\u003e.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nIndividually, they are useful and not much more, but covering a screen, \u003ca href=\"https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Animations_of_katakana\"\u003ethese animations of katakana\u003c/a\u003e are beautiful.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nI didn't care about synthesizers, but someone made a \u003ca href=\"https://learningsynths.ableton.com/\"\u003ekicking web app\u003c/a\u003e and now I care a lot.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"http://www.mnftiu.cc/category/best-of-2018/\"\u003e2018 in review\u003c/a\u003e.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"http://theoria.art-zoo.com/interview-with-gene-swenson-andy-warhol/\"\u003eThis interview where Andy Warhol explains his art\u003c/a\u003e is as good as or better than his art.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2019-07-07T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2019-07-06T16:07:19.000Z","updated_at":"2019-07-06T16:27:47.000Z","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=norway\"\u003enorway\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=greenland\"\u003egreenland\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=canada\"\u003ecanada\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=animals\"\u003eanimals\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=nature\"\u003enature\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=ice\"\u003eice\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=snow\"\u003esnow\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=mountains\"\u003emountains\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=pictures\"\u003epictures\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=usa\"\u003eusa\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=games\"\u003egames\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=japanese\"\u003ejapanese\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=pop_art\"\u003epop_art\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=20th_century\"\u003e20th_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=japan\"\u003ejapan\u003c/a\u003e"}

Weekly Links - Pop Art Edition



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Encounters At The End Of The World (2007)


My favourite Herzog documentary. Antarctica, bright colours, passionate scientists. Herzog tries to be his normal self, saying things like "For most of our time here, we had postcard-pretty weather conditions. This was frustrating because I loathe the sun", but actually he manages to make the world look like a cooler, more positive place.

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Grossglockner And The Pasterze Glacier

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Snowpiercer (2013)


An updated version of old B-movies, in the best way possible. What it would be like to watch Logan's Run or Omega Man as new movies, instead of decades-old Sunday reruns.

{"content":{"id":462,"title":"19-01-06 Weekly Links - Happy New Years","body":"\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nI feel like there used to be a lot of interesting Year In Review lists. This year, all I really enjoyed was \u003ca href=\"https://www.theonion.com/year-in-review-2018-1831078733\"\u003eThe Onion's Our Annual Year\u003c/a\u003e. Maybe lists have changed, maybe I've changed. Who knows.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"https://i.imgur.com/Gb23Pln.gifv\"\u003eSnow on the sea\u003c/a\u003e\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"https://kynd.github.io/p5sketches/random.html\"\u003eTaming randomness\u003c/a\u003e\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nComedy genius Billy Connolly recently gave an interview about Parkinson's where he said he could feel his life slipping away. He just release a much more chipper \u003ca href=\"https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-46769046\"\u003efollow up video\u003c/a\u003e showing that he has nearly completely transformed into Colonel Sanders.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2019-01-06T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2019-01-05T13:11:31.000Z","updated_at":"2019-01-05T20:52:35.000Z","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=snow\"\u003esnow\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=water\"\u003ewater\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=mathematics\"\u003emathematics\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=programming\"\u003eprogramming\u003c/a\u003e"}

19-01-06 Weekly Links - Happy New Years

  • I feel like there used to be a lot of interesting Year In Review lists. This year, all I really enjoyed was The Onion's Our Annual Year. Maybe lists have changed, maybe I've changed. Who knows.
  • Snow on the sea
  • Taming randomness
  • Comedy genius Billy Connolly recently gave an interview about Parkinson's where he said he could feel his life slipping away. He just release a much more chipper follow up video showing that he has nearly completely transformed into Colonel Sanders.
{"content":{"id":284,"title":"18-09-30 Weekly Links","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/e5.jpg\" class=\"card-image\"\u003e\r\n\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\r\n\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"https://media.giphy.com/media/ctaGpS23CCdxVrg8YS/giphy.gif\" target=\"_blank\"\u003eA huge steam engine\u003c/a\u003e decorating a mall in Portugal, in 'Norte Shopping', near Porto.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nSomething reminded me of \u003ca href=\"https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/The_Spell_of_the_Yukon_and_Other_Verses/The_Cremation_of_Sam_McGee\" target=\"_blank\"\u003eThe Cremation Of Sam McGee\u003c/a\u003e, which we all learned at a young age in school in Canada. Probably the finest peace of literature produced in Canada, for whatever that's worth.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\n\"A quote from Ricky Gervais in Home entertainment (Friday Review, page 23, April 12) which mentioned a Bob Dylan song allegedly entitled \u003ca href=\"https://www.theguardian.com/theguardian/2002/apr/15/correctionsandclarifications\" target=\"_blank\"\u003eIf You See A Sailor\u003c/a\u003e was mangled by an editing error. The track, from the album Blood On The Tracks, is called If You See Her Say Hello.\" (from the Guardian corrections page)\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"https://kineticdial.github.io/ruby_freeze_your_constants.html\" target=\"_blank\"\u003eFreeze your Ruby constants!\u003c/a\u003e\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nIn the late 90s/early 00s, Seanbaby would write dozens of paragraphs of hilarious comedy every day. He still comes out of his hidey hole once in a while to write NSFWish articles for Cracked. \u003ca href=\"http://www.cracked.com/blog/the-4-ridiculous-types-pickup-artist-guides/\" target=\"_blank\"\u003eHere's one of his funnier ones\u003c/a\u003e.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"https://i.imgur.com/o9qKz2b.gifv\" target=\"_blank\"\u003eA tropical storm in Vietnam\u003c/a\u003e.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2018-09-30T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2018-09-25T11:59:53.000Z","updated_at":"2018-09-29T13:18:28.000Z","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=portugal\"\u003eportugal\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=snow\"\u003esnow\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=ice\"\u003eice\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=canada\"\u003ecanada\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=hello_sailor\"\u003ehello_sailor\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=ruby\"\u003eruby\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=romance\"\u003eromance\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=water\"\u003ewater\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=vietnam\"\u003evietnam\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=poetry\"\u003epoetry\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e"}

18-09-30 Weekly Links



  • A huge steam engine decorating a mall in Portugal, in 'Norte Shopping', near Porto.
  • Something reminded me of The Cremation Of Sam McGee, which we all learned at a young age in school in Canada. Probably the finest peace of literature produced in Canada, for whatever that's worth.
  • "A quote from Ricky Gervais in Home entertainment (Friday Review, page 23, April 12) which mentioned a Bob Dylan song allegedly entitled If You See A Sailor was mangled by an editing error. The track, from the album Blood On The Tracks, is called If You See Her Say Hello." (from the Guardian corrections page)
  • Freeze your Ruby constants!
  • In the late 90s/early 00s, Seanbaby would write dozens of paragraphs of hilarious comedy every day. He still comes out of his hidey hole once in a while to write NSFWish articles for Cracked. Here's one of his funnier ones.
  • A tropical storm in Vietnam.