"The dynamics of fluid-filled Tibetan bowls was the research subject of Denis Terwagne during his internship in the Applied Math Lab. Our combined experimental and theoretical investigation elucidated the manner in which the rubbing of the bowl excites its resonant wave modes, which in turn excite Faraday waves on the fluid surface that may break, giving rise to the ejection of droplets that bounce in place or skip across the free surface.” John Bush.
I want to go to this exact point and run around it saying “I’m in Sweden!” I’m in Finland!” “I’m in Norway!” until I get tired
i aspire to great things in life
According to Google Maps, that point is in the middle of a small lake.
So we’ll do it in January when it’s frozen.
actually that’s why they’ve helpfully dropped a big-ass cement block with a bridge surrounding it in the middle of the lake: for the express purpose of doing what OP aspires to do
怜香伴 - the fragrant companion
怜香伴 was written by Li Yu, a late-Ming early-Qing actor and playwright, and tells the tale of two women, Cui Jianyun and Cao Yuhua, who meet at a temple and fall in love, and promise to be husband and wife in their next lives. Having newly married Fan Jiefu, Cui Jianyun convinces her husband to take Cao Yuhua as a second wife, so that the two might be together forever. [x]
It still boggles my mind that they’re the same person.
Did these two films get released in the same year too?
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Rules: In a text post, list ten FICS that have stayed with you in some way. Don’t take but a few minutes, and don’t think too hard — they don’t have to be the “right” works, or even all the same pairing or fandom, just the fics that have touched you or that stuck with you somehow. Tag ten friends, including me, so I’ll see your list. Make sure you let your friends know you’ve tagged them!
OH GOD. Ok, so the first two made me have so many feelings mainly because they are now no longer available to read on the interwebs. I should find my ereader and see if I have one or both on there.
1) Agent Loki: International Man of Mayhem and 2) Small Things by Alis Dee
OK. ALIMoM was primarily a multi-part Loki series that took a different route for the ending of Avengers and then turned into this amazing sprawling epic that also addressed the idea of a trans Sigyn and gender roles in Asgard and politics and stuff on Earth and OH MY GOD it was good and super satisfying and OH MAN Loki and Sigyn were SO CUTE together and terrifying and amazing.
Small Things was a series of vignettes about Loki/Thor kind of exploring what if Loki & Thor were supposed to be like Odin and Frigga in that their relationship was a marriage to bring about peace after a long war but Odin didn’t agree with it and just adopted Loki instead. AND it has Loki being ruler of Jotunheim and changing how things were there and about magic and actually the Jotuns (since we never seem to see lady Jotuns in Thor) being a race with just the one gender. SO GOOD. Also about politics and the idea of self OH AND LOKI AND JANE FOSTER. Jane is addressed so wonderfully in it in that like… she seems to be bumped off or denigrated in some way in most Thorki fic that I have seen but here Jane and Loki have a relationship too and omg SCIENCE. yes. ANYWAY.
They are both gone now which is a bit sad but maybe one day Dee will bring them back.
3) Travelers Returned by LadyKate63 and TangoFiction
Guy of Gisborne/Lady Marian fic from BBC Robin Hoodie - this is an alternate season 3 which is well researched and makes way more sense than the actual season 3 and yeah. I love it. ALSO it doesn’t whitewash the whole WELL Guy you tried to kill Marian at the end of season 2 thing (and uh… yeah he succeeded in the actual show WHO KILLS MAID MARIAN? WHAT WHY WHY WOULD YOU DO THAT TV PEOPLE?)
Is it cheating to put a gift fic that you received in this? NO. This one is SUPER CUTE and has Bucky and Steve SMEARING their good selves in breakfast foods. SO CUTE.
5) The Undertaker’s Children by rosepetalfall
This is about Bucky and the Winter Soldier and how Bucky’s family were undertakers and about death and family and oh it is really beautiful.
6) No Unworthy Aim by Sinope
Wendy Darling/Hook set in WW1 era England where like they are out of Neverland and stuff and it is good and not creepy like you might first imagine a fic with that pairing could be.
7) Just Close Your Eyes and Make Believe by Amy
A-Babies vs X-Babies fic and IF YOU READ JUST ONE FIC out of this list then make it this one because OH MAN even tho they are babies the characterisation is SPOT ON and BUCKY BEAR and OH I have so many feelings. NATASHA. You NEED to read this one.
The Taming of the Shrew was my FAVOURITE of the Shakespeare ReTolds and this fic is my FAVOURITE of the fics that are in that universe. I mean, sure it is the only one I have read BUT STILL. It is funny and has the same tone as the episode.
9) A Change in the Wind by Beatrice_Otter
Doctor Who/Mary Poppins crossover in which Mary Poppins is OBVIOUSLY a time lord and it is delightful and she is awesome and stuff.
10) Strangers in the Night by theladyscribe
If you follow me on twitter for a while you will eventually discover that I want crossovers of everything. Primarily crossovers with Scooby Doo. This is a Supernatural/Scooby Doo crossover with Velma and Dean and it is really good and stuff. Both universes totally work well together and yeah. Surprisingly touching.
Under My Skin - Darcy Lewis/Steve Rogers MCU Steve as tattoo artist AU
The Direction series - Darcy Lewis/Steve Rogers (ALSO ignited my all consuming love of Jane Foster/Bruce Banner)
Baking Cookies with Batman - because for fic fridays I kept prompting Batman - cake and this spontaneously erupted in the universe UNRELATED to that
Real Isn’t How You Are Made - which is an A-Babies vs X-Babies fic but like WOT IF Bucky Bear was like the Velveteen Rabbit
Loved, Owned - AU versions of Mako Mori in Pacific Rim
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This is to be the next biggest holiday.