"Aiguille du Midi (3,842 m). The cable car to the summit, the Téléphérique de l’Aiguille du Midi, was built in 1955 and held the title of the world’s highest cable car for about two decades. Top station of Aiguille du Midi is the starting point for one of the routes to the Mont Blanc summit. Photos were taken during my 3-hour stay on the top station in August 2012."
"He used the portraits, which emphasize his full beard, large eyes and wasp waist and show him wearing heavily jewelled crown regalia, to cultivate an imposing public image, and he had them distributed around Iran as well as sent abroad to a number of foreign rulers."
An Illustrated History of Islamic Art and Design Consultant: Moya Carey
A very queer, composite being thus emerges.
A Room of One’s Own. Virginia Woolf.
light, unlike any other kind of wave ever encountered, does not need a medium to carry it along. light can travel through empty space.
the fabric of the cosmos by brian greene
this is oddly fitting though
"Pray, wither goest thou, thou naughty driod?"
It’s from a book written in the style of William Shakespeare’s Star Wars, so the first actual sentence on pg45 is a stage direction, & I am not going to count it, but here it is anyway - [Luke & C-3PO dismount to speak to RD-D2].
'Some scores may be within the normal range or even superior range, but other scores, within the same profile, may be in the mildly retarded range'.
The Complete Guide to Asperger’s Syndrome, Tony Atwood.
what number should logically replace the question mark?
"Bad breath can be cured with a bit of parsley or a nibble of your favorite houseplant."
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I opened up Webster’s II New Riverside Dictionary Revised Edition, and it gave me the definition of athlete’s foot. Well gee, thanks.
"By God, you’re both wearing the same dress!"
Raise the Titanic (The first full sentence on the page.)
"Planar shape is usually too complex to capture in a single index and should be described by a vector variable." From a book on Geological processes I’m reading for a project.
1:31// “The conditional code inside that while loop uses incrementer as the index for the array.”
"was the creation of a total work of art." i haven’t seen that work of art.
Junya Ishigami - Kanagawa Institute of Technology Workshop, Kanagawa 2008. While seemingly random, the dozens of columns that populate the space were designed with great specificity so as to encourage certain clusters of activity. Various nodes settled organically within the space, creating distinguishable zones that simultaneously maintain an open and collaborative environment.
There are also two different types of columns in the space, despite their visual similarity. Roughly half are embedded into the concrete slab, and support the weight of the roof. The others are welded to the roof structure, and combat sheer and seismic forces. Photos (C) Jonathan Savoie.