“Mostly they remembered only that it was a delight to hear the voice speaking, all that it said seemed wise and reasonable, and desire awoke in them by swift agreement to seem wise themselves.”

— J.R.R. Tolkien, “The Voice of Saruman”

“If you can make one heap of all your winnings
     And risk it on one turn of pitch-and-toss,
And lose, and start again at your beginnings
     And never breathe a word about your loss;”

— Rudyard Kipling, “If

Some things I noticed 08/25/2020:
  1. Previously classified documentary video of Tsar Bomba nuke test
  2. It’s a bit like you with your Jesus, except for us, Jesus would also be a member of the family.
  3. over southern Atlantic Ocean, an unusually weak spot in magnetic field allows charged particles from the Sun to dip closer than normal
  4. few more impressive than Blaeu Atlas; printed 1644, three volumes 276 hand-colored lithographs that mapped the known world. All missing.
  5. i want to say i hesitated, but i was nine and drunk on power and i simply did it.” 😆
  6. If people expect Asean to choose sides they are going to be disappointed.
  7. As we all know, Bacon is unhealthy.” 🥓
  8. Reagan tells Soviet jokes
  9. Trolley is out of control
  10. the peggies「センチメートル」