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RT : A truly astounding image. A street in Macau with the Grand Lisboa Casino looming in the background. Photograph by P…
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RT : Mural fragments (2nd -6th AD) uncovered in 2011 from Buddhist ruins hidden in the Taklamakan Desert, one of the big…
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The Truth – Faith Hope and Wine
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RT : I often read this question: "Why is Mexico spelled 'México' in Spanish, especially if in Nahuatl Mēxihco was pronou…
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RT : Update from the Agulhas II: On our approach to Gough. Going at 8.6 knts. We may not get to the island until late af…
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RT : Heard my 6yo slowly and painstakingly reading a Nat Geo book about otters to his stuffed otter b/c "I wanted him to…
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RT : Setting the wheel in motion. Preaching Buddha flanked by bodhisattvas. Schist, Jamalgarhi. Photo © British Museum (…
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RT : Dire subject matter aside, this is wonderfully psychogeographic, a real sense of the city, and it's geograp…
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RT : Illustration in a 10th-c Manichaean letter written in Sogdian. Found in the sand by the Bezeklik caves, the letter…
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There’s a hugely social element to home cooking, too. I made my daughter cry this weekend because I mad…
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RT : Humble in victory.

After winning the LLWS, the Hawai'i team and its fans saluted South Korea.

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RT : One more infographic-thingy for the week, where I attempt to explain how I georeferenced woodblock paintings from 1…
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RT : Hey folks. I've done a big upgrade to my political mapper. Only a few datasets so far (US Congress, Philadelphia,…
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D3 Color Schemes / Observable
RT : Every built-in D3 color scheme, including ColorBrewer, in both continuous and discrete variants.
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RT : The Roman system of finger-counting. Digits 1‑9 were represented by the use of the last 3 fingers of the left hand,…
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RT : introducing GeomMLBStadums - an package to draw stadiums and produce spraycharts in
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RT : "I don't quite know how to put this, but our entire field is bad at what we do, and if you rely on us, everyone wil…
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RT : Classic Russian provocation. America should immediately deploy Chuck Norris as a show of strength. We've directed t…
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RT : All right. You need ninety-two years of background. The Queen (hereafter QE) has always loved brooches and so every…
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Appointments, people. You make an appointment *ahead of time,* show up for your appointment, and…
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RT : We have some cool projects underway with pollination this summer - including pollinator communities on blueberry, i…
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july 2018
Tibeto-logic: Dzogchen’s Hermetic Transmission Scene
RT : Dan Martin on Vairocana, 8th Century firewalls and alchemy:
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Thanks! At the risk of seeing Ajivikas everywhere, doesn’t he…
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RT : We have seven nesting pairs of tree swallows on Kent Island this summer, and the eggs are starting to hatch!…
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RT : Most of you know me as a successful neuroscientist / deep learning researcher but I have a story that I want to sha…
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RT : This is the cartoon that got fired after 25 years working at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Spread it aro…
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RT : Reminder that the people currently justifying tearing children away from their parents spend the last twenty years…
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RT : I should probably make this my pinned tweet: "We should beware of the demagogues who are willing to declare a trade…
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RT : Went on ’s walking tour of lower manhattan yesterday. She reminded us that Wall Street is named after…
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RT : In the distant future, human holy sites cluster around the poles above 85 degrees latitude, where the machines can'…
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may 2018
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RT : As a formerly non-English speaking immigrant, here is a story I cherish.

It's 1997. I just moved from Korea to Los…
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RT : An elephant bows before the Buddha. Detail of a sculpture from Amaravati Stupa (1880,0709.90)
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RT : After the British victory over Tipu Sultan in 1799, a medal was struck in England to be given to every East India C…
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RT : How did this happen?

From the beginning of the 20th century, the Korean Empire (Pre-Japanese occupation) adopted t…
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Dark Star [Live at Fillmore East, February 11, 1969] on 1969-02-11 Fillmore East (Late Show), by Grateful Dead on…
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RT : JOB! looking for a Project Manager for the Lotus Sutra Manuscripts Digitisation Proj…
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RT : Exciting times! Soliciting input for the master plan.
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Oh, you have an explanation for LA traffic. Great. Any other theories? Maybe it’s George Soros causing t…
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RT : Map of Roman Air Bases in 2nd Century AD
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when Star Trek writers needed a gizmo but didn't have a name for it they would write [TECH] or something and figure…
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RT : In Yemen
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This constitutes 1% of all surviving Inscriptions of Ga…
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RT : Again, this one's difficult to explain to folks not personally familiar with doing ag on a day to day basis

and ke…
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RT : If you work on a Congressional campaign, you are in one of highest-risk groups in America when it comes to getting…
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RT : A statement by the President:
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RT : Word of the day: "úht-cearu" - the worries that gather & prey as one lies sleepless before dawn (Old English; "earl…
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february 2018
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RT : Remember, if you're cold, they're cold
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RT : Missed Michael Wood’s lecture on Travelling & Filming in ? Check out 's webcast of the tal…
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february 2018
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The White Darkness: At fifty-five, Henry Worsley began a solitary trek across Antarctica. It became a singular test…
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february 2018
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RT : Looking for a large and well-labeled visual dataset for some DL research?

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february 2018
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RT : Devastating news from Lhasa of the Jokhang temple on fire.
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RT : Amazing shot of a , about to flip the wing of a V1 Rocket in order to knock the gyroscope off balance and…
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february 2018
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RT : I ordered this book from my library, & it finally arrived yesterday.

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RT : Next up in our Seminar series: Archaeologist Michael Frachetti on
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RT : Adult principles, by John Perry Barlow
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RT : Our co-founder and inspiration, the great , sadly passed away last night. Rest in power, Barlow. The inter…
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RT : The Eastern Shore of Middle Otoz Ielesh
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RT : For an assignment, I asked some of my terminal paediatric palliative care patients what they had enjoyed in life, a…
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RT : Sent Strava's Global Activity Heat Map to a colleague researching US-Mexico border patrols for interest, and realis…
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