Massive visualization uses Google’s Ngram Viewer – a remarkable big-data tool for tracking changes in culture though word usage in more than 4 billion books – to depict political, scientific, cultural, and philosophical themes.
One of the most prominent patterns is the fall of “God” over the course of the 20th century, as well as the rise of utopias – a concept that has always enchanted us – in the aftermath of WWII.
A rare sunset rainbow over the ocean
Iceland by Yury Pustovoy
I can already here the Phillip Glass score to the pilot of a new AMC show based off this photo.
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acosmist - One who believes that nothing exists
paralian - A person who lives near the sea
aureate - Pertaining to the fancy or flowery words used by poets
dwale - To wander about deliriously
sabaism - The worship of stars
dysphoria - An unwell feeling
aubade - A love song which is sung at dawn
eumoirous - Happiness due to being honest and wholesome
mimp - To speak in a prissy manner, usually with pursed lips
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my mom has a CD of french classical music and in the back of the booklet it has this little collection of phrases and the pronunciation guide is the worst thing ive ever seen
as a french speaker the prononciation guide is the most accurate thing I have ever seen
A herd of sheep entering a new paddock
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