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{"content":{"id":2043,"title":"Rosy Maple Moth","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/667.png\"\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003ePhoto by PiccoloNamek. Weekly links still on summer vacation.\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2021-08-30T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2021-08-27T14:43:55.000Z","updated_at":"2021-08-29T15:31:00.000Z","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=animals\"\u003eanimals\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=pink\"\u003epink\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=yellow\"\u003eyellow\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=nature\"\u003enature\u003c/a\u003e"}

Rosy Maple Moth

Photo by PiccoloNamek. Weekly links still on summer vacation.

{"content":{"id":898,"title":"Lord Of The Rings: Return Of The King The Movie (2003)","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/300.jpg\" class=\"card-image small\"\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003e\r\nStill an impressively good adaptation of an impossible-to-adapt book. It still feels so fresh, and the special effects still work so well, that it's hard to think that this is sixteen years old.\r\n\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2019-09-05T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2019-08-20T18:30:02.000Z","updated_at":"2020-07-12T21:22:49.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":5},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=reviews\"\u003ereviews\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=fantasy\"\u003efantasy\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=action\"\u003eaction\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=movies\"\u003emovies\u003c/a\u003e"}

Lord Of The Rings: Return Of The King The Movie (2003)

Still an impressively good adaptation of an impossible-to-adapt book. It still feels so fresh, and the special effects still work so well, that it's hard to think that this is sixteen years old.

{"content":{"id":755,"title":"Science Fiction Quarterly","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/27e.jpg\" class=\"card-image not-tall\"\u003e","publication_date":"2019-06-21T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2019-06-01T17:20:57.000Z","updated_at":"2019-06-01T17:20:57.000Z","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=science_fiction\"\u003escience_fiction\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=pulp\"\u003epulp\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e"}

Science Fiction Quarterly

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Bird

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Mianshan, Shanxi

{"content":{"id":1085,"title":"Self-Portrait In Studio - Franz Stuck","body":"\u003cimg src=\"/uploads/39c.jpg\" class=\"card-image not-tall\"\u003e","publication_date":"2020-01-29T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-01-21T02:15:35.000Z","updated_at":"2020-01-29T00:59:17.000Z","user_id":1,"rating":null},"tags":"\u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=germany\"\u003egermany\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=painting\"\u003epainting\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=twentieth_century\"\u003etwentieth_century\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=symbolism\"\u003esymbolism\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=red\"\u003ered\u003c/a\u003e"}

Self-Portrait In Studio - Franz Stuck

{"content":{"id":807,"title":"Weekly Links - Second Death Of Latin Edition","body":"\u003cul\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nRadio Finland has been running a \u003ca href=\"https://areena.yle.fi/1-1931339\"\u003eLatin news service\u003c/a\u003e for 30 years. In Canada, they used to play it as about two or three in the morning. It was very neutral world news, with a charmingly disproportional amount of Finnish politics. They'd been threatening to cancel it for years and finally it happened. Some people are trying to \u003ca href=\"https://nuntiilatini.com/\"\u003econtinue it in their free time\u003c/a\u003e and I wish them the best of luck.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nI quit watching SNL in the Jimmy Fallon years, for obvious reasons. Now I'm finding out that - thanks to Jimmy Fallon - I missed out on all kinds of great gems, like \u003ca href=\"https://youtu.be/MJEAGd1bQuc\"\u003eMeet Your Second Wife\u003c/a\u003e.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nThe standard C library has a simple reversible encryption function called \u003ca href=\"https://linux.die.net/man/3/memfrob\"\u003ememfrob\u003c/a\u003e which XORs a string with 42.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nSomeone went through the effort of writing \u003ca href=\"https://github.com/froggey/Mezzano/\"\u003ea graphical operating system in Common LISP\u003c/a\u003e. Can you imagine doing that?\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\n\u003ca href=\"https://shkspr.mobi/blog/2019/06/the-worst-morale-boosting-gesture-ive-experienced/\"\u003e\"The worst morale boosting gesture I've experienced\"\u003c/a\u003e\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003cli\u003e\r\nThere's a gigantic culture of programmers with whom I have no contact whatsoever. I don't understand their lives, which seem gruesome and difficult and cursed, even though they seem endlessly optimistic and perfectly happy. It's like when you find out that a lot of poverty-torn developing countries have low suicide rates. In DOTNET, \u003ca href=\"https://github.com/dotnet/try/issues/290\"\u003eMath.Round opens the browser print dialog\u003c/a\u003e.\r\n\u003c/li\u003e\r\n\u003c/ul\u003e","publication_date":"2019-06-30T00:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2019-06-29T17:27:28.000Z","updated_at":"2019-06-29T17:45:45.000Z","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=latin\"\u003elatin\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=finland\"\u003efinland\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=comedy\"\u003ecomedy\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=c\"\u003ec\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=programming\"\u003eprogramming\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=douglas_adams\"\u003edouglas_adams\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=lisp\"\u003elisp\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=common_lisp\"\u003ecommon_lisp\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=hype\"\u003ehype\u003c/a\u003e"}

Weekly Links - Second Death Of Latin Edition

  • Radio Finland has been running a Latin news service for 30 years. In Canada, they used to play it as about two or three in the morning. It was very neutral world news, with a charmingly disproportional amount of Finnish politics. They'd been threatening to cancel it for years and finally it happened. Some people are trying to continue it in their free time and I wish them the best of luck.
  • I quit watching SNL in the Jimmy Fallon years, for obvious reasons. Now I'm finding out that - thanks to Jimmy Fallon - I missed out on all kinds of great gems, like Meet Your Second Wife.
  • The standard C library has a simple reversible encryption function called memfrob which XORs a string with 42.
  • Someone went through the effort of writing a graphical operating system in Common LISP. Can you imagine doing that?
  • "The worst morale boosting gesture I've experienced"
  • There's a gigantic culture of programmers with whom I have no contact whatsoever. I don't understand their lives, which seem gruesome and difficult and cursed, even though they seem endlessly optimistic and perfectly happy. It's like when you find out that a lot of poverty-torn developing countries have low suicide rates. In DOTNET, Math.Round opens the browser print dialog.
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Boat Under Moonlight - Gao Jianfu

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{"content":{"id":1680,"title":"Daily Link","body":"\u003cp\u003eMy favourite thing about the Internet is finding harmless, obsessive subcultures you would never have imagined existed. For example, Youtube randomly recommending me \u003ca href=\"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=URJ31uqH07E\"\u003ethis video\u003c/a\u003e and related commentary (\"85cm blade on a homemade yellow birch (betula) snath\") has lead me into an entire world of people who are seriously dedicated to mowing their lawn with scythes.\u003c/p\u003e","publication_date":"2020-10-03T12:00:00.000Z","created_at":"2020-09-30T03:17:35.000Z","updated_at":"2020-09-30T03:17:49.000Z","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=green\"\u003egreen\u003c/a\u003e \u003ca class=\"changeable-title\" href=\"/q?tag=plants\"\u003eplants\u003c/a\u003e"}

Daily Link

My favourite thing about the Internet is finding harmless, obsessive subcultures you would never have imagined existed. For example, Youtube randomly recommending me this video and related commentary ("85cm blade on a homemade yellow birch (betula) snath") has lead me into an entire world of people who are seriously dedicated to mowing their lawn with scythes.