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why not? ‎· aralık
My hypothesis at the time was that it's Apfelkorn, but the bottle is to small to fit the "korn" part. ‎· Eivind
Happy birthday, dear wife :)
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Celebrating with some proper German food for lunch :) ‎· Eivind
@eivind: must be crazy, wasting good beer like that ‎· MoTO Babycakes ‎· 1
A little timeout :)
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The last picture is the bathroom at Café do Brasil. The starry night covering the walls with Tellus hung above the door. ‎· Eivind ‎· 2
We're having a beautiful fall day today. White wine in the sun :)
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The age-old art of fishing with dolphins "In the Brazilian town of Laguna, dolphins and fishermen have a long tradition of working together to land the prize catch" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qBy0SL5mS6w
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For generations man and dolphin have practiced cooperative fishing here. I just learned about it because of this article: http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/science-sushi/2017/09/30/co... ‎· Eivind ‎· 2
This is pretty cool: "3D crosswalk in Ísafjörður helps slow down speeding motorists" http://icelandmag.visir.is/article/photos-video-3d-crosswalk-...
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Looks like a scene from the Twilight Zone... ‎· Halil
@app103: In our part of the wold zebra crossings work in general. Of course the actual belief that these are raised objects would not last, and maybe that could even be dangerous. For now this is just a cool thing they did in Iceland, and I think the normal respons is "hey, that's pretty cool." ‎· Eivind ‎· 3
23.4°C (74°F) in Reipå, Måløy in Nordland, just north of the Arctic circle, at 13:00 today.
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Runes! No, wait. It's wind direction arrows or something. Never mind. ‎· bentley ‎· 3
Aye. Phoenician winds, as we say, giving the bastards 10C more than us! ‎· Eivind ‎· 1
(The Runes are all over in the Nazi parade in Gothenburg.) ‎· Eivind
Are the glaciers melting? ‎· Ken Morley
@kjmorley: I would assume so. This seems rather warm for the area for any season. ‎· Eivind
The eight Atlantic essays that make up (most of) We Were Eight Years in Power, Ta-Nehisi Coates' latest book:
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Eivind » posted to Eivind and booklines
"Berliners’ obedience to uniforms went to absurd lengths. In October 1906 a company of twenty soldiers commanded by a ‘captain’ arrived at Köpenick Station, marched to the town hall and occupied the building."
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"The ‘captain’ was in fact Wilhelm Voigt, an unemployed shoemaker and petty criminal who had purchased a musty old uniform in a second-hand shop, ordered a company of soldiers in the street to follow him – which they had done without question – and cheekily commanded the mayor to hand over the town funds ‘by the Order of His Imperial Highness’. The mayor may have had his doubts about this strange little man but the power of the uniform was too much. He handed over 4,000 marks – an enormous sum at the time. The ‘captain’ took it, marched his company out, and promptly disappeared. He was caught a few days later but when they heard about his prank Berliners laughed uproariously and even the Kaiser was amused enough to release him from prison after only two years. The soldiers who had been duped had all charges against them dropped because they had ‘unquestioningly obeyed the command of an officer’. The ‘Captain of Köpenick’ became a Berlin celebrity: Die Welt am Montag published a long interview with him; he entertained audiences in an arcade on Unter den Linden and sold his story on the new wax sound discs, some of which were found in a junk store in 1966 and given to the Köpenick Museum.44 Carl Zuckmayer wrote a play about him which was later made into a popular film. But however entertaining it was, the ‘Captain of Köpenick’ story exposed Berliners’ pathetic and widespread deference to authority on a scale unthinkable in any other European capital. By laughing at him Berliners were laughing at their own impotence." ‎· Eivind ‎· 4
Faust's Metropolis: A History of Berlin, by Alexandra Richie ‎· Eivind
@halil: That's the guy :) ‎· Eivind
We must never forget the centaur spare parts creature :)
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ahaha ‎· nasti
A very interesting article on modern rentierism: No, wealth isn’t created at the top. It is merely devoured there https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/mar/30/wealth-...
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"These days, politicians from the left to the right assume that most wealth is created at the top. By the visionaries, by the job creators, and by the people who have “made it”. By the go-getters oozing talent and entrepreneurialism that are helping to advance the whole world. Now, we may disagree about the extent to which success deserves to be rewarded – the philosophy of the left is that the strongest shoulders should bear the heaviest burden, while the right fears high taxes will blunt enterprise – but across the spectrum virtually all agree that wealth is created primarily at the top. So entrenched is this assumption that it’s even embedded in our language. When economists talk about “productivity”, what they really mean is the size of your paycheck. And when we use terms like “welfare state”, “redistribution” and “solidarity”, we’re implicitly subscribing to the view that there are two strata: the makers and the takers, the producers and the couch potatoes, the hardworking citizens – and everybody else. In reality, it is precisely the other way around. In reality, it is the waste collectors, the nurses, and the cleaners whose shoulders are supporting the apex of the pyramid. They are the true mechanism of social solidarity. Meanwhile, a growing share of those we hail as “successful” and “innovative” are earning their wealth at the expense of others. The people getting the biggest handouts are not down around the bottom, but at the very top. Yet their perilous dependence on others goes unseen. Almost no one talks about it. Even for politicians on the left, it’s a non-issue." ‎· Eivind
I don't always understand what my wife's talking about :)
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How British colonialism ruined a perfect cup of tea http://www.aljazeera.com/amp/indepth/opinion/british-colonial...
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"Let me be more specific: imagine a beautiful cup of tea. What is the first thing you notice about that cup of tea: Of course its splendidly ruby colour. That is the first law of tea that the British egregiously violate by drinking their tea in those silly cups that are not see-through. A proper cup of tea, as any civilised Indian, Iranian, Turk or central Asian can tell you, needs to be poured into a see-through cup. You start enjoying your tea by first looking at it, "drinking", as it were, its miraculously crimson colour. hen as you bring the see-through cup closer to your face to drink it rises the aroma (nose) and finally the taste (mouth) of the tea. Here comes the next calamity of the British, which is flooding their wretched tea with milk! What a total horror! Milk rudely destroys the delicately combined comportment of colour, aroma and taste of any decent tea all at the same time. The few precious words that my generous Al Jazeera editors afford me do not allow me to talk in detail about the most precious of all moments when you actually drink the tea in the company of a small piece of sugar cube you strategically place in the corner of your mouth for what we call dishlameh or ghand-pahlo, the exact antithesis of the criminal atrocity of the British saturating their tea with merciless spoons of sugar, poisoning the wretched tea they drink. The entire joy of drinking tea, as any Turk, Russian, Iranian, or Central Asian teahouse master will tell you is the exquisite delicacy of negotiating a peaceful, cooperative, and delightful coexistence between the bitterness of tea and the sweetness of sugar, diplomatically negotiated inside your mouth. Can you even imagine Donald Trump, Benjamin Netanyahu, or Theresa May trying to grasp that sublime sense of peaceful coexistence between tea and a sugar cube conversing in your mouth? Of course not. Ask them what is dishlameh - it's Greek to them." ‎· Eivind ‎· 4
yaziyi cevirip bu ayki ot dergisine koymak lazim. ardindan caya 50 kurus zam. ‎· hacivezir ‎· 4
@hacivezirogullari: bukowski'nin de dediği gibi, çay içmek harareti alır, bol şans! ‎· carmen
Hillary Clinton Doesn’t Get It ""What Happened" is proof that she doesn't understand the lessons of the 2016 election." https://newrepublic.com/article/144797/hillary-clinton-doesnt...
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"When Clinton does discuss what went wrong, it’s mostly to point fingers. Some accusations are valid: Sexism did factor into her negative public image and into her loss. She contributes astute observations about the specific difficulties that America’s presidential system poses for female candidates. She correctly notes that well-funded right-wing actors have spent years weakening American democracy, and that a racist backlash to Barack Obama’s presidency dogged her campaign and strengthened Donald Trump. The press did mishandle coverage of her email scandal, and James Comey’s irresponsible actions helped slow her momentum at a crucial time. But even taken together, these factors should not have been enough to cost her the presidency. Subscribing to this theory means believing that Hillary Clinton was the victim of a perfect storm of unrelated events, that there is nothing to be learned from the election of a strongman who was part of an ethno-nationalist, revanchist tide that swept across the democracies of the Western world. Clinton cannot admit that she—and her party—bear some responsibility for failing to stem this tide. Did you know she won the popular vote? She reminds us, multiple times. In What Happened, good fought evil, and evil won. It is a fairy tale. The great tragedy is that Clinton seems to think it is true." ‎· Eivind ‎· 1
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"In the 19th century, photographic subjects had to hold still during an exposure of 30 seconds or more. That’s hard enough for an adult, but it’s practically impossible for an infant. So mothers would sometimes hide in the scene, impersonating a chair or a pair of curtains, in order to hold the baby still while the photographer did his work" ‎· Eivind
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son foto eryaman 4.etap ‎· hacivezir ‎· 2
Wow. Clever. It spells "SMART."
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#SProduce ‎· Eivind ‎· 1
Excellent ‎· selimov
Eivind » posted to Eivind, history, and wikituesday
Ludlow Massacre - Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ludlow_Massacre
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"The Ludlow Massacre was an attack by the Colorado National Guard and Colorado Fuel & Iron Company camp guards on a tent colony of 1,200 striking coal miners and their families at Ludlow, Colorado, on April 20, 1914. About two dozen people, including miners' wives and children, were killed. The chief owner of the mine, John D. Rockefeller, Jr., was widely criticized for the incident. The massacre, the culmination of an extensive strike against Colorado coal mines, resulted in the violent deaths of between 19 and 26 people; reported death tolls vary but include two women and eleven children, asphyxiated and burned to death under a single tent.[1] The deaths occurred after a daylong fight between militia and camp guards against striking workers. Ludlow was the deadliest single incident in the southern Colorado Coal Strike, which lasted from September 1913 through December 1914. The strike was organized by the United Mine Workers of America against coal mining companies in Colorado. The three largest companies involved were the Rockefeller family-owned Colorado Fuel & Iron Company, the Rocky Mountain Fuel Company, and the Victor-American Fuel Company. In retaliation for Ludlow, the miners armed themselves and attacked dozens of mines over the next ten days, destroying property and engaging in several skirmishes with the Colorado National Guard along a 40-mile front from Trinidad to Walsenburg.[2] The entire strike would cost between 69 and 199 lives. Thomas G. Andrews described it as the "deadliest strike in the history of the United States".[3] The Ludlow Massacre was a watershed moment in American labor relations. Historian Howard Zinn described the Ludlow Massacre as "the culminating act of perhaps the most violent struggle between corporate power and laboring men in American history".[4] Congress responded to public outcry by directing the House Committee on Mines and Mining to investigate the incident.[5] Its report, published in 1915, was influential in promoting child labor laws and an eight-hour work day. The Ludlow site, 18 miles northwest of Trinidad, Colorado, is now a ghost town. The massacre site is owned by the United Mine Workers of America, which erected a granite monument in memory of the miners and their families who died that day.[6] The Ludlow Tent Colony Site was designated a National Historic Landmark on January 16, 2009, and dedicated on June 28, 2009.[6] Modern archeological investigation largely supports the strikers' reports of the event." ‎· Eivind ‎· 2
Drove past this summer and wondered what it was about. Read about some brutal labor conflicts in Upton Sinclair's King Coal, but this was war. ‎· Eivind ‎· 2
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Lookit, @barrywynn. Bought myself a bottle and will try it tomorrow.
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delicious! ‎· Meg Vmeg
Much easier to ship, though... ‎· Meg Vmeg ‎· 2
Linguistic data analysis of 3 billion Reddit comments shows the alt-right is getting stronger https://qz.com/1056319/what-is-the-alt-right-a-linguistic-dat...
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"You probably have a good idea of who the so-called “alt-right” are: a group of white supremacists and nationalists, bound up by a fiery loathing of “political correctness,” “cultural Marxism,” and those pesky “social-justice warriors.” You might have also seen the articles that tell us to stop using that term and call them out for the fascist, neo-Nazis they are. In the wake of the “Unite the Right” protests in Charlottesville last weekend, these calls have only become more urgent. The phrase has become a catch-all for people like Richard Spencer, the head of the white supremacist National Policy Institute, and Milo Yiannopoulos, the online troll and provocateur who recently fell from mainstream conservative grace. But there’s a lot more people it catches in its (inter)net." ‎· Eivind
"The_Donald and other alt-right spaces are acting as meeting places for disaffected white men from all walks of life to share a communal hatred. They start out in different corners of the internet with different interests and different lexicons. They remain separate when they’re outside of The_Donald, but the more time they spend in there, the more pernicious views of the world they are likely to pick up by osmosis. They are forming a coherent group identity, represented in the language they have begun to speak, which coalesces around their common hatred of liberalism and their love of Donald Trump. We’re witnessing the radicalization of young white men through the medium of frog memes. In order to see it, all you need to do is look at the words coming out of their mouths. The alt-right isn’t yet united, but it soon will be." ‎· Eivind
Found an original Crapper in Gothenburg
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:) ‎· silpol
So, THAT's what happened with Half-Life 3... ‎· four complex parameters ‎· 1
Were YHWH and Dionysus Once the Same God? http://asorblog.org/2017/08/15/yhwh-dionysus-god/
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:) ‎· silpol
@silpol: Pretty cool, isn't it? If there's anything in it, the last remnants of Dionysus must have been washed out of YHWH with the Reformation :) ‎· Eivind ‎· 1
А я подозревал! ‎· four complex parameters
Norwegian anti-immigrant Facebook groups confuses empty bus seats with 'terrorists' https://www.thelocal.no/20170731/norwegian-anti-immigrant-fac...
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The reactions were hilarious :) ‎· Eivind ‎· 3
Trolling at its best ‎· dopermen ‎· 3
@doprettin: The guy that posted it is a nazi, so I can't be really sure, but I think he must have intended it as a joke. ‎· Eivind
I'm maybe mistaken, but I might have seen similar (but different) photo(?) where seats are still blue plush but rest of bus furniture is different. oh, and it claims to be made in Poland(?). ‎· silpol
ok, quick check shows it was unlikely. ‎· silpol
"Now I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds."
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Where's this? ‎· bentley
@eivind: The truth is out there in Roswell :) Thanks for advises, I gonna take weekend off and drive around the area. ‎· пустота ригидность мускулинность ‎· 1