Mythology of Blue: “I have a sort of sea-feeling,... →
mythologyofblue: “I have a sort of sea-feeling, here in the country, now that the ground is covered with snow. I look out of my window in the morning while I rise as I would out of a port-hole of a ship in the Atlantic. My room seems a ship’s cabin; & at nights when I wake up & hear the wind shrieking, I almost…
jessb: Acoustic levitation is a method for suspending matter by using radiation pressure from intense sound waves - ex. an ultrasound emitter and reflector generate a sound pressure field. Some methods can levitate objects without creating sound heard by the human ear, others produce some audible sound. Apparently ants, spiders and ladybugs have endured this trick.
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– Mamihlapinatapai is a word from the Yaghan language of Tierra del Fuego, listed in The Guinness Book of World Records as the “most succinct word”. See also: ☞ Volunteer’s dilemma (via amiquote)
Ieri era il 28.– Lev Tolstoj, diario del 29 febbraio 1897 (via leugenio)
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In general, females were buried with a wider variety and larger quantity of...– Description of the Sarmatian burial mounds at Pokrovka, excavated by Russian and American archaeologists in 1992-95 (via coolchicksfromhistory )