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January 15, 2022

Draining the World's Oceans to Visualize the Earth's Entire Surface

[via Visual Capitalist]

January 15, 2022 at 04:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0)


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Wrote Kottke: "Forget Wordle, Letterle is the new hotness."

Free, the way we like it.

January 15, 2022 at 02:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0)

Only known photoshoot with all five members of Pink Floyd

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January 1968.

January 15, 2022 at 12:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0)

In Praise of Subtitles on English Language Films

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Recent posts here have featured discussions about why it seems increasingly difficult to understand dialogue in movies.

Sometimes my subtitle settings get messed up and English subtitles appear on movies in English.

Up to now I've stopped the film, gone into my Apple TV settings, and made it so the subtitles didn't appear.

But for one reason or another, last night when subtitles appeared on "Station Eleven" (above and below) I let them stay.

It turned out that my watching experience was distinctly better with the help of the subtitles, as the dialogue was often muddy and incomprehensible.

Sometimes when I read what was being said I realized that no way would I have understood those words without reading them as they were spoken.

From now on subtitles on all movies are my default setting.

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Try it, you might like it.

If not, let me know and I'll happily refund three times what you paid for this advice.

January 15, 2022 at 10:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (6)

Eye Pillow

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January 15, 2022 at 08:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (0)

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