Weekly Links

{"content":{"id":2003,"title":"Weekly Links","body":"\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eHappy Pride Month! What's the best lesbian-themed medieval Jewish monster fiction out there? Don't want to rock the boat but my vote is for \u003ca href=\"https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2716235-the-dyke-and-the-dybbuk\"\u003eThe Dyke and the Dybbuk\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"http://www.weirduniverse.net/blog/comments/woman_vs_bugs\"\u003eWar is hell\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eJohn Swartzwelder is considered to be the greatest Simpsons writer, but is also very reclusive and has only done one interview, as far as I can tell. He also did \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MAWE0Kjn8ac\"\u003eabout a minute on a DVD commentary\u003c/a\u003e where he was very polite. I've tried to find some of his books but they're not in the local library and they cost more than forty bucks online.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003ePeaceful nature moment: \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p2ISzPLW7-w\"\u003eFish tries to steal fly\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eScience Corner: \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RdQcrd7O8og\"\u003eA very clever way of using magnetism in geology\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sJE4hb4mDHA\"\u003e\"The funniest thing I've ever heard\"\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cli\u003eChill music of the week: \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z4PKzz81m5c\u0026list=PLfyf-_OyYbypNN9j2Q8j8Qd1vTR0dM4Z8\u0026index=287\"\u003eAlmost Blue\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2021-06-14T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2021-06-13T17:42:00.000Z","updated_at":"2021-06-13T17:49:04.000Z","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=tv\"\u003etv\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_nineties\"\u003ethe_nineties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=fish\"\u003efish\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=water\"\u003ewater\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=tv\"\u003etv\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=sitcoms\"\u003esitcoms\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=comedy\"\u003ecomedy\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=science\"\u003escience\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=geology\"\u003egeology\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=chill\"\u003echill\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=books\"\u003ebooks\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=jazz\"\u003ejazz\u003c/a\u003e"}

Weekly Links

{"content":{"id":1992,"title":"Weekly Links","body":"\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mkunJX_JuIA\"\u003eEllen\u003c/a\u003e. I think I have a new favourite catch phrase.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eFor no reason at all, Youtube recommended \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=As70fiNdzJ0\"\u003ethis video\u003c/a\u003e about methods of slaughtering pigs. I've never watched videos about farming or food. The woman is is as enthusiastic as she is detailed.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eI don't know much about science and I was wondering why the moon can cause tides without any apparent transfer of energy. \u003ca href=\"https://physics.stackexchange.com/questions/261930/where-does-gravity-get-its-energy-to-cause-tides\"\u003eThis explanation is pretty neat\u003c/a\u003e!\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eSomething I heard about a lot a long time ago, but never knew what it was: \u003ca href=\"https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cult_of_the_Dead_Cow\"\u003eThe Cult of the Dead Cow\u003c/a\u003e, a hacktivist group founded by \"the son of Jefferson Airplane drummer Spencer Dryden and grand nephew of Charlie Chaplin\".\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FSICOM0sru4\"\u003eBritish politics\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.jwz.org/blog/2021/06/using-ritual-magic-to-trap-self-driving-cars-2/\"\u003e\"Using ritual magic to trap self-driving cars\"\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eChill music of the week: \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nvzu8LF5yLg\u0026list=PLfyf-_OyYbyqzk6k6_ygVStIj84MccWg9\u0026index=69\"\u003eNot the King - Ice Tea\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2021-06-06T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2021-05-30T19:24:49.000Z","updated_at":"2021-06-06T15:58:55.000Z","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=tv\"\u003etv\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=science\"\u003escience\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_moon\"\u003ethe_moon\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=water\"\u003ewater\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=trees\"\u003etrees\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=uk\"\u003euk\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=politics\"\u003epolitics\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=lo-fi\"\u003elo-fi\u003c/a\u003e"}

Weekly Links

{"content":{"id":1983,"title":"Weekly Links","body":"\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RXUj3FaVH8A\u0026list=PLfyf-_OyYbyqTcwzWwGF5wpZiWESLl6Id\u0026index=415\"\u003eThis song is hilarious and catchy\u003c/a\u003e. From the Sam and Max games, apparently. In this video, sung by skinless animatronic Elvis and chimpanzee.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sdn8SNYyjxc\"\u003eCat slaps a seal\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eI though I knew about undertow and rip currents, but I didn't: \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pEdPKvOawSg\"\u003every interesting video\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eDrones are lame except when they're cool: \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ahZD95l1MvM\"\u003eclose-up video of lava entering the ocean\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.google.com/maps/@40.1523458,44.4489034,3a,75y,92.45h,78.2t/data=!3m8!1e1!3m6!1sAF1QipOc-eySxdWeMqCmtkUAOcfC8JeNwje7NP8TUsI5!2e10!3e11!6shttps:%2F%2Flh5.googleusercontent.com%2Fp%2FAF1QipOc-eySxdWeMqCmtkUAOcfC8JeNwje7NP8TUsI5%3Dw203-h100-k-no-pi-20-ya111.00001-ro0-fo100!7i8704!8i4352?hl=en\"\u003eArmenian terrain\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://youtu.be/2aUFB9hQncQ\"\u003eInteresting discussion on representational vs abstract art\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eChill music of the week: \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a5fXiVl0Zq4\"\u003ethis Indonesian film trailer from the 50s\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2021-05-23T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2021-05-22T16:57:38.000Z","updated_at":"2021-05-22T17:14:05.000Z","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=cats\"\u003ecats\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=science\"\u003escience\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=water\"\u003ewater\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=geology\"\u003egeology\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=armenia\"\u003earmenia\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=painting\"\u003epainting\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=france\"\u003efrance\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=nineteenth_century\"\u003enineteenth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=russia\"\u003erussia\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=chill\"\u003echill\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=indonesian\"\u003eindonesian\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=indonesia\"\u003eindonesia\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_fifties\"\u003ethe_fifties\u003c/a\u003e"}

Weekly Links

{"content":{"id":1972,"title":"Weekly Links","body":"\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eWe can start off with some good news: \u003ca href=\"https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-57074156\"\u003eafter 300 years, cranes are returning to Ireland\u003c/a\u003e. The birds, not the machinery.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eFor those of you who love `gcc -S`: \u003ca href=\"https://godbolt.org/#z: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%2BRMprNFiH5isOettdi9gcjic%2BRcYIgUK73k9yJQ3u7PsgBcAloZjv8GIDiMCwdjISxoViEUiUQR0ZiiZg8WxCdjiQyyZTqTs6QymZIpAi2RGdlyeQm80LfSKxRKIFKZXg5YrUYJVWJ1V7Vg0mjrpHqDUb5Ln8fIljNDNebfgiMRPU6XW6PgMuN7hf6zlpA9M5qGIarBsB7RtIsbHKcrS/qsXBRjsMbxj%2BNSUmWq7NGsQA%3D%3D\"\u003ean online compiler that outputs assembly in gcc and clang, side by side\u003c/a\u003e. clang is the clear winner in this example, by they are both extraordinary pieces of technology.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eIn my mind, the greatest dictionary to have ever existed is Wiktionary. Along with covering a number of languages surprisingly well, it often has examples that a legitimate and pleasant, but which would never appear in a normal dictionary. For example, \u003ca href=\"https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/tuy%E1%BA%BFt\"\u003ethe entry for the Vietnamese word for snow includes two pop songs\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t17O2AKa2FU\"\u003eA man interrupts the Australian Prime Minister's press conference to ask him to stay off the grass\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lz_TEJ0BFEI\"\u003eThe infamous Roger Rabbit lost scene\u003c/a\u003e. Used in the trailer but too something for the movie.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eSurprising and interesting science: \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LmiIzw7zTHY\"\u003eHow do ocean waves work\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eChill music of the week: \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qve2qNJ0tjM\u0026list=PLfyf-_OyYbypNN9j2Q8j8Qd1vTR0dM4Z8\u0026index=78\"\u003ekawfee - alone\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2021-05-16T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2021-05-15T17:23:35.000Z","updated_at":"2021-05-16T04:19:35.000Z","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=nature\"\u003enature\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=animals\"\u003eanimals\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=birds\"\u003ebirds\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=ireland\"\u003eireland\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=programming\"\u003eprogramming\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=c\"\u003ec\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=assembly\"\u003eassembly\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=language\"\u003elanguage\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=vietnamese\"\u003evietnamese\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=water\"\u003ewater\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=australia\"\u003eaustralia\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=politics\"\u003epolitics\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=movies\"\u003emovies\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=cartoons\"\u003ecartoons\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_eighties\"\u003ethe_eighties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_sixties\"\u003ethe_sixties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=science\"\u003escience\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=oceanography\"\u003eoceanography\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=lo-fi\"\u003elo-fi\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=chill\"\u003echill\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e"}

Weekly Links

{"content":{"id":1971,"title":"Weekly Links","body":"\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\"One of the most frightening things ever shown on [UK] children's television\": \u003ca href=\"http://www.weirduniverse.net/blog/comments/the_singing_ringing_tree\"\u003eThe Singing Tree\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.imdb.com/video/vi1730984985?playlistId=tt8305218\u0026ref_=tt_ov_vi\"\u003eIndia is doing a The Office remake\u003c/a\u003e. I really love seeing familiar things adapted to different cultures. It's also fun to pick out the English phrases. \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y61Mi14aMNU\"\u003eIndian Dwight is instantly likeable and Indian Jim is a horrible bully\u003c/a\u003e. It took the American version five years to achieve that.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eJust in case you forgot to be terrified of a large-scale war: \u003ca href=\"https://outrider.org/nuclear-weapons/interactive/bomb-blast/\"\u003eHow would a nuclear bomb affect your city?\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eI saw Con Air when I was 13 or 14 and it seemed like the most natural thing in the world. A great action movie and not weird at all. \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mrXB0qo2uGg\"\u003eShort clip\u003c/a\u003e. Watch the whole thing.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eNot many people speak Swedish, but it has produced some of the best and most unique children's literature in the world. Two of the most famous writers wrote as \u003ca href=\"https://aeon.co/essays/pippi-and-the-moomins-served-as-a-social-antidote-to-fascism\"\u003ea direct response to fascism and WWII\u003c/a\u003e. Another thing (older than that) to check out is \u003ca href=\"https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1322974.Swedish_Folk_Tales\"\u003ethis illustrated book of folk tales\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eSome old black-and-white movies are very good, but a lot of big hits from back then aren't great. Movie making has developed a lot as an art form. However, \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j-tefK9hkuM\"\u003etrailers back then were way better\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eRelaxing music of the week: \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GeisCvjwBMo\u0026list=PLfyf-_OyYbyrVqfUupX_gnc6U9pgAQtia\u0026index=30\"\u003eLouis and Ella's version of cheek-to-cheek\u003c/a\u003e is one of the best things ever.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2021-05-09T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2021-05-08T15:16:56.000Z","updated_at":"2021-05-09T00:46:14.000Z","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=germany\"\u003egermany\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=mythology\"\u003emythology\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=india\"\u003eindia\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=tv\"\u003etv\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=sitcoms\"\u003esitcoms\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=movies\"\u003emovies\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twenty-first_century\"\u003etwenty-first_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_nineties\"\u003ethe_nineties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=swedish\"\u003eswedish\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=sweden\"\u003esweden\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=finland\"\u003efinland\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_forties\"\u003ethe_forties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=books\"\u003ebooks\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=tove\"\u003etove\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=illustration\"\u003eillustration\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=painting\"\u003epainting\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=movies\"\u003emovies\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=chill\"\u003echill\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=jazz\"\u003ejazz\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=swing\"\u003eswing\u003c/a\u003e"}

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{"content":{"id":1970,"title":"Weekly Links","body":"\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IO61e-o2lrw\"\u003eJim's office pranks over the years\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eThe Iceland volcano is back!! \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O6XhWO4mqJ0\"\u003eUnexpected collapse!!!\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003ePsychonauts is one of the greatest games of all time and the sequel is looking promising. They also made a midquel which, unlike the main games, is a point-and-click adventure game, meaning it is much funner to watch than to play. \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oi3VJhB9rrA\"\u003eRhombus of Ruin\u003c/a\u003e. Worth watching, I promise.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eArchive.org has some weird, obscure old music. So obscure it's not on Youtube. \u003ca href=\"https://archive.org/details/78_the-wild-wild-women-are-making-a-wild-man-of-me_freddie-schnickelfritz-fisher-a_gbia0029239a/The+Wi+-+Freddie+%22Schnickelfritz%22+Fisher+And+His+Orchestra.flac\"\u003eThe Wild Women are making a Wild Man of Me (1950)\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.giantbomb.com/articles/erik-wolpaws-top-10-games-of-2015/1100-5351/\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.giantbomb.com/articles/erik-wolpaws-top-10-games-of-2015/1100-5351/\"\u003eErik Wolpaw's top games of 2015\u003c/a\u003e. There are funny Wolpaw articles and dutiful Wolpaw articles from when he promoting his games (Portal, Portal 2, Psychonauts). I've often thought of linking all the funny ones in one place.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://archive.org/details/publicschool92west00mcfa/mode/2up\"\u003ePublic School drawing course from 1892\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eRelaxing music of the week: \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S6KIKEeplsQ\u0026list=PLfyf-_OyYbyqTcwzWwGF5wpZiWESLl6Id\u0026index=467\"\u003eRumors are Flying\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2021-05-02T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2021-05-01T18:56:10.000Z","updated_at":"2021-05-02T23:56:27.000Z","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=sitcoms\"\u003esitcoms\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=tv\"\u003etv\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=iceland\"\u003eiceland\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=geology\"\u003egeology\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=games\"\u003egames\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=point_and_click\"\u003epoint_and_click\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_fifties\"\u003ethe_fifties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=art\"\u003eart\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_nineties\"\u003ethe_nineties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=design\"\u003edesign\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_forties\"\u003ethe_forties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=nineteeth_century\"\u003enineteeth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=traditional_pop\"\u003etraditional_pop\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=chill\"\u003echill\u003c/a\u003e"}

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{"content":{"id":1967,"title":"Weekly Links","body":"\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eBack in the 90s, when all music had to be angsty, a band called Verve Pipe had a song about a woman getting an abortion and then committing suicide. By 2009 \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vbIQCOxs-rc\"\u003ethey had chilled out quite a bit\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K3yvljqUPoU\"\u003eMelissa VillaseƱor is good at impersonating other comedians\u003c/a\u003e. Weirdly good. Also \u003ca href=\"https://youtu.be/EN_du1DCgfw?t=389\"\u003ehere's her Kristen Wiig\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://youtu.be/FQ_E7XyfGp0?t=113\"\u003eBea Arthur's last scene on television\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eIt turns out big, shared movie universes aren't a new thing. Here's one featuring Kurt Russel from his once-well-known-now-forgotten period as a child actor: \u003ca href=\"https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Computer_Wore_Tennis_Shoes\"\u003eThe Computer Wore Tennis Shoes\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eYou probably noticed, somewhere in the back of your mind, that \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ALH5KwR788\"\u003emost North American airports have the same announcer voice\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.threebu.it/invisible-line/\"\u003eBest text alignment ever\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eRelaxing music of the week: \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yUCbKYKkDis\u0026list=PLfyf-_OyYbyqTcwzWwGF5wpZiWESLl6Id\u0026index=88\"\u003eKate Rusby's version of Elfin Knight\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2021-04-25T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2021-04-24T15:25:15.000Z","updated_at":"2021-04-25T15:36:01.000Z","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=comedy\"\u003ecomedy\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=standup\"\u003estandup\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=sitcoms\"\u003esitcoms\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_zeroes\"\u003ethe_zeroes\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twenty-first_century\"\u003etwenty-first_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=rock\"\u003erock\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_nineties\"\u003ethe_nineties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_seventies\"\u003ethe_seventies\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=movies\"\u003emovies\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_sixties\"\u003ethe_sixties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=design\"\u003edesign\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=toys\"\u003etoys\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=folk\"\u003efolk\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=child_ballads\"\u003echild_ballads\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=uk\"\u003euk\u003c/a\u003e"}

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{"content":{"id":1946,"title":"Weekly Links","body":"\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"http://digital.library.upenn.edu/women/marie/stealers/stealers.html\"\u003eThe Stealers of Light, by the Queen of Roumania\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eThe 90s were a very experimental time for video games, and although a lot of the experiments were awful, they produced some weird, interesting things. \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5tAkJOoA5r0\"\u003eBad Mojo\u003c/a\u003e is a game where you get turned into a psychic cockroach (or something) and have to wander around a house uncovering disturbing memories.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eA even weirder: \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JjYFT_Buhz4\"\u003ethe Space Bar\u003c/a\u003e. Very funny, very fun, frustrating and brutally difficult. Tons of great actors, including Alan Rickman.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eThere were still weird games in the 80s, though, but a different kind of weird: \u003ca href=\"https://archive.org/details/msdos_Dr._Ruths_Computer_Game_of_Good_Sex_1986\"\u003eDr. Ruth's Computer Game of Good Sex\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eThe Wikipedia article for high fives includes detailed \u003ca href=\"https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/High_five#Too_slow\"\u003edown low/too slow\u003c/a\u003e photos.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NEjAjolBRb0\"\u003eHank Hill has a serious talk with his son\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eRelaxing music of the week: \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uOxq3p5e-7M\u0026list=PLfyf-_OyYbypNN9j2Q8j8Qd1vTR0dM4Z8\u0026index=190\"\u003eI cried for you\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2021-04-11T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2021-04-04T19:04:41.000Z","updated_at":"2021-04-10T15:00:37.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=books\"\u003ebooks\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=weekly_links\"\u003eweekly_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_tens\"\u003ethe_tens\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=romania\"\u003eromania\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=mythology+games\"\u003emythology games\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_nineties\"\u003ethe_nineties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=animals\"\u003eanimals\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=insects\"\u003einsects\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_eighties\"\u003ethe_eighties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=sex\"\u003esex\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=tv\"\u003etv\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=sitcom\"\u003esitcom\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=science_fiction\"\u003escience_fiction\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=chill\"\u003echill\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_forties\"\u003ethe_forties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=jazz\"\u003ejazz\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=swing\"\u003eswing\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=traditional_pop\"\u003etraditional_pop\u003c/a\u003e"}

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{"content":{"id":1942,"title":"Daily Links","body":"\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eRemember Line Rider? \u003ca href=\"https://delu.medium.com/i-spent-11-years-working-on-this-line-rider-track-96742fc0b709\"\u003eThis person spent 11 years making a line rider track\u003c/a\u003e, and it's very fun to see the result.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eThe Iceland Volcano is still going!!! Although it is slowing down a bit, it's still extremely fun to watch. \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FTvC6qiMWvc\"\u003eThis is my favourite clip\u003c/a\u003e, of a bunch of people casually hanging around burning grass, and \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VYoWosoO27A\"\u003ethis is a live feed with sound\u003c/a\u003e. Volcano noises are pretty relaxing, it turns out.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eArchive.org just added \u003ca href=\"https://archive.org/details/utokyo-general\"\u003eover 4000 Japanese scrolls\u003c/a\u003e with all kinds of beautiful artwork.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m_BjnP5EEy4\"\u003eAustralian magpies make unearthly noises\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.jwz.org/blog/2021/03/abandoned-butt-box/\"\u003e\"What's the weirdest thing you've found in an abandoned building?\"\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eNew funny ProZD video: \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JbzfVOJLHwM\"\u003e\"audition sides i get sent for my voice vs my face\"\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eRelaxing music of the week: English folk singer Kate Rusby started doing excellent living-room performances during the lockdown part of Covid. She still does them some time, like \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f0Pq3PG2NdM\"\u003ethis week's cover of True Colours.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2021-04-04T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2021-04-03T14:17:55.000Z","updated_at":"2021-04-04T02:11:38.000Z","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=games\"\u003egames\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=geology\"\u003egeology\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=japan\"\u003ejapan\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=art\"\u003eart\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=printing\"\u003eprinting\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=painting\"\u003epainting\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=calligraphy\"\u003ecalligraphy\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=pop\"\u003epop\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=new_wave\"\u003enew_wave\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=uk\"\u003euk\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=birds\"\u003ebirds\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=australia\"\u003eaustralia\u003c/a\u003e"}

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{"content":{"id":1927,"title":"Weeky Links","body":"\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dfqSYAVBAK4\"\u003eHey\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eI get the feeling I might have posted it before, though I can't find it in the archives. Anyway, it's good enough to post twice: \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2lcoHWdfO14\u0026list=PLfyf-_OyYbyqTcwzWwGF5wpZiWESLl6Id\u0026index=467\"\u003eJust a Baby\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=goovFvN1hns\"\u003eOld point-and-click games\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://joshdata.me/iceberger.html\"\u003eDraw an iceberg and see how it floats\u003c/a\u003e. Result: my sunglasses cat iceberg floats pretty okay.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O34gKi2IHk4\"\u003eLive jellyfish cam\u003c/a\u003e. It's very relaxing but they also don't change the spiritual trippy music when they squeegee the glass, which is extremely funny.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EDbSi5cN63U\"\u003eThe Final Boss of Chess\u003c/a\u003e (do not watch if sensitive)\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"http://www.weirduniverse.net/blog/comments/logo_design_disasters\"\u003eLogo design disasters\u003c/a\u003e. It's very very silly but I haven't laughed so hard in a while.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2021-03-28T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2021-03-27T15:13:37.000Z","updated_at":"2021-03-27T15:50:13.000Z","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=tv\"\u003etv\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=cartoons\"\u003ecartoons\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=games\"\u003egames\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=animals\"\u003eanimals\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=water\"\u003ewater\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=design\"\u003edesign\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e"}

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{"content":{"id":1913,"title":"Weekly Links","body":"\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eTIn 1972, they made a \u003ca href=\"http://www.weirduniverse.net/blog/comments/the_barkleys\"\u003efun cartoon version of race/politics sitcom All In The Family\u003c/a\u003e. Dog Archie Bunker is voiced by one of the Fred Flintstones.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eThe Voyager space probes ares still running and sending back data, while travelling over 60,000 km/h!!! \u003ca href=\"https://voyager.jpl.nasa.gov/mission/status/\"\u003eHere's list of operating sensors, an interactive data map, and pdfs of how often each kind of data is sent back\u003c/a\u003e. What a feat of engineering! How many other computers are still running after more than 40 years?\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eI tried looking for information about computers that have been running longer than Voyager. \u003ca href=\"https://www.datacenterknowledge.com/archives/2017/02/01/servers-uptime-puts-sla-shame\"\u003eOver 20 is a good for a server\u003c/a\u003e. I found vague references to traffic light systems that have been running since the 70s but nothing I could find solid info on. TBH, I'm more impressed by Voyager right now than the moon landings.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.jwz.org/blog/2021/02/morph/\"\u003eMorph\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eOver-the-top-headline of the week: \u003cb\u003e\u003cu\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-56405090\"\u003eAncient scroll found in Israel Cave of Horror!!!!!\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/i\u003e\u003c/u\u003e\u003c/b\u003e I wonder if it contains the prophecy of the chosen one?\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bre0moeCMFU\"\u003eYoutubers are helfpul\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eChill music of the week: \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bMaCoxOGXPM\u0026list=PLfyf-_OyYbypNN9j2Q8j8Qd1vTR0dM4Z8\u0026index=83\"\u003eYou made me love you (1942)\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2021-03-21T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2021-03-20T14:25:44.000Z","updated_at":"2021-03-20T14:39:23.000Z","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=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_seventies\"\u003ethe_seventies\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=space\"\u003espace\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=cartoons\"\u003ecartoons\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=sitcoms\"\u003esitcoms\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=jazz\"\u003ejazz\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_forties\"\u003ethe_forties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=retrocomputing\"\u003eretrocomputing\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=israel\"\u003eisrael\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=ancient\"\u003eancient\u003c/a\u003e"}

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{"content":{"id":1914,"title":"Weekly Links Supplement","body":"\u003cp\u003eThere have been all kinds of cool volcano live streams. Right now \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tW_jnF4K0D0\"\u003ethis one is good\u003c/a\u003e. There is currently a helicopter flying around really close to the volcano, plus you can see various drones zooming around all over the place. Some of the footage from last night was beautiful.\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2021-03-20T16:24:00.000Z","created_at":"2021-03-20T16:25:53.000Z","updated_at":"2021-03-20T16:25:53.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=iceland\"\u003eiceland\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=weekly_links\"\u003eweekly_links\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=geology\"\u003egeology\u003c/a\u003e"}

Weekly Links Supplement

There have been all kinds of cool volcano live streams. Right now this one is good. There is currently a helicopter flying around really close to the volcano, plus you can see various drones zooming around all over the place. Some of the footage from last night was beautiful.

{"content":{"id":533,"title":"Weekly Links","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/5df.png\"\u003e\r\n\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8d8V7vMPHLc\"\u003eClassic W.C. Fields\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eSweden is becoming \u003ca href=\"http://www.swedensolarsystem.se/en/\"\u003ea replica of the solar system\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eViruses do so little for themselves, they can't be considered alive in the same way that a bacteria or a rutabaga is alive (for example). On the other hand, they have DNA or RNA and you can confidently say when a virus has been killed. \u003ca href=\"https://viralzone.expasy.org/678\"\u003eHere is a list of human-infecting viruses\u003c/a\u003e. If you click on the names, you get a nice drawing of their simple-but-diverse inner structures. There's also a link to their remarkably-small genomes.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eAbove pictured is the \u003ca href=\"https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chernoff_face\"\u003ecutest legitimate statistical diagram\u003c/a\u003e. That's the same Chernoff \u003ca href=\"https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chernoff_bound\"\u003eChernoff bounds\u003c/a\u003e are named after.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eYou've probably heard this before but hear it again: \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-HKy4bVKD1w\u0026list=PLu9v2xzpAM-vwCOuNqJXMeLwnPZyRJFYA\u0026index=6\"\u003ea classic Mulaney bit from the zeroes\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eWeird take on the objectification of women: \u003ca href=\"http://www.weirduniverse.net/blog/comments/game_skirts\"\u003egame skirts\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eIt was a pretty crappy stressful week for me, so after doing this, I'm going to relax with \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FXVyTxThL8Y\u0026list=PLfyf-_OyYbypNN9j2Q8j8Qd1vTR0dM4Z8\u0026index=79\"\u003eone of the best lo-fi mixes\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2021-03-14T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2019-02-09T19:06:23.000Z","updated_at":"2021-03-16T18:11:40.000Z","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=space\"\u003espace\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=moons\"\u003emoons\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=sweden\"\u003esweden\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=biology\"\u003ebiology\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=science\"\u003escience\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=mathematics\"\u003emathematics\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=comedy\"\u003ecomedy\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=standup\"\u003estandup\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twenty-first_century\"\u003etwenty-first_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_zeroes\"\u003ethe_zeroes\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=comedy\"\u003ecomedy\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_forties\"\u003ethe_forties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=sex\"\u003esex\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=brazil\"\u003ebrazil\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=chill\"\u003echill\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=astronomy\"\u003eastronomy\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=lofi\"\u003elofi\u003c/a\u003e"}

Weekly Links

{"content":{"id":1889,"title":"Weekly Links","body":"\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eThe first computer I owned was great. It obsolete by the standards of the day, only ran DOS, was extremely loud, had all kinds of weird, relaxing noises, and had a physical key you could lock it with! Someone was kind enough to upload \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eSNqzTwHiuU\"\u003evideo of that model and all it's various noises\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eYou may have heard that Bob's Burgers was supposed to be about cannibals. \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RjJkKn8WI6w\"\u003eA NSFWish video from the original pitch still exists\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eThe great medieval mathematician Bhaskara II wrote a lengthy math book in the second person, addressing it to his daughter. \u003ca href=\"https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L%C4%ABl%C4%81vat%C4%AB#Name\"\u003eHere is a legend as to why, and a one page of translation\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eEver since WWII, \u003ca href=\"http://en.biginfinland.com/children-eat-free-helsinki-summer/\"\u003echildren in Helsinki eat free in the summer\u003c/a\u003e. Damn, Finland, you keep making the rest of us look bad.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eOne obnoxious trend in the 00s was Nerdcore Hip Hop. For the most part, it was as smug and self-congratulating as you can guess it was. Except for MC Frontalot, who was genuinely very talented. \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4nigRT2KmCE\u0026list=PLfyf-_OyYbyqTcwzWwGF5wpZiWESLl6Id\u0026index=316\"\u003eHis Zork song\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eGreat name, but significantly less exciting than it sounds: \u003ca href=\"https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catastrophe_theory\"\u003eCatastrophe theory\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GInovXm59Ew\"\u003eRoxanne but it's just rocks\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2021-03-07T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2021-03-04T22:17:51.000Z","updated_at":"2021-03-07T01:10:47.000Z","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=retrocomputing\"\u003eretrocomputing\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_eighties\"\u003ethe_eighties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=tv\"\u003etv\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=cartoons\"\u003ecartoons\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=mathematics\"\u003emathematics\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twelfth_century\"\u003etwelfth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=india\"\u003eindia\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=food\"\u003efood\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_zeroes\"\u003ethe_zeroes\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twenty-first_century\"\u003etwenty-first_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=hop-hop\"\u003ehop-hop\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=games\"\u003egames\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=lisp\"\u003elisp\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=zork\"\u003ezork\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_eighties\"\u003ethe_eighties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=new_wave\"\u003enew_wave\u003c/a\u003e"}

Weekly Links

{"content":{"id":1878,"title":"Weekly Links","body":"\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eFresh headline from this morning: \u003ca href=\"https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-56224144\"\u003eMan killed by his own rooster during cockfight\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eYoutube started randomly recommending me weird, ugly British commercials from the 90s: \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mM6aA_p0cVM\"\u003esex cows\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.brainpickings.org/2020/05/11/william-saville-kent-great-barrier-reef-prints/\"\u003eExcellent 19th century illustrations from the Great Barrier Reef\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eMy favourite moment from King of the Hill: \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T1fDVUHZ44E\"\u003eBoomhauer Philosophy\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/%F0%9F%8D%86\"\u003eWiktionary now has entries for emojis\u003c/a\u003e. You can laugh but it's matter of time before the traditional dictionaries follow suit. Although apparently Gen Z thinks of emojis as a millennial thing, and at some point in the future a huge section of Unicode will be bizarre trivia.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AjIyVprZd-M\"\u003eThe most dramatic scene in anime history\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Animalympics\"\u003eThe past is a foreign country\u003c/a\u003e, feat. Gilda Radner.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e\r\n","publication_date":"2021-02-28T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2021-02-27T17:34:08.000Z","updated_at":"2021-02-28T02:23:34.000Z","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=news\"\u003enews\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=animals\"\u003eanimals\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=hype\"\u003ehype\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=sex\"\u003esex\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=uk\"\u003euk\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=nature\"\u003enature\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=nineteenth_century\"\u003enineteenth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=water\"\u003ewater\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=illustrations\"\u003eillustrations\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=australia\"\u003eaustralia\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=sitcoms\"\u003esitcoms\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=food\"\u003efood\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=japan\"\u003ejapan\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=anime\"\u003eanime\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_eighties\"\u003ethe_eighties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=birds\"\u003ebirds\u003c/a\u003e"}

Weekly Links

{"content":{"id":1866,"title":"Weekly Links - Not Charlemagne Edition","body":"\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UaNWFHLy2NI\"\u003eMarvel Villains\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eA mysterious, scientifically-documented event happened in the 770s, and no one is sure why or if any old historical documents may or may not describe it. \u003ca href=\"https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/774%E2%80%93775_carbon-14_spike\"\u003eThe Charlemagne event\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a7kduNihACs\"\u003eMy vote for best Steely Dan song\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eSemi-regular best of Josh Reads: \u003ca href=\"https://joshreads.com/2021/01/the-myth-of-funkyphus/\"\u003eThe mythology of Funky Winkerbean\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://mjn.host.cs.st-andrews.ac.uk/egyptian/texts/corpus/pdf/Westcar.pdf\"\u003eA detailed, line-by-line translation of one of the oldest surviving Egyptian documents\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003eI haven't watched Newsradio in about twenty years, but I remember it being a very good show. This hilarious bit stuck out in my mind: \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2VysJYA12uA\"\u003eJimmy James teaches Beth to negotiate\u003c/a\u003e.\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\u003ca href=\"https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/19536001-sex-criminals\"\u003eHere's a pretty unique premise for a crime series\u003c/a\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2021-02-21T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2021-02-20T17:57:15.000Z","updated_at":"2021-02-21T02:18:01.000Z","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=mcu\"\u003emcu\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=movies\"\u003emovies\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=comic_books\"\u003ecomic_books\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=eighth_century\"\u003eeighth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=science\"\u003escience\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=music\"\u003emusic\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=pop\"\u003epop\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_seventies\"\u003ethe_seventies\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=old_comics\"\u003eold_comics\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=egypt\"\u003eegypt\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=egyptian\"\u003eegyptian\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=sitcoms\"\u003esitcoms\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=the_nineties\"\u003ethe_nineties\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=books\"\u003ebooks\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=sex\"\u003esex\u003c/a\u003e"}

Weekly Links - Not Charlemagne Edition