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note the initial head sway? that's parallax technique to judge distance. Cats do the same by moving head up/down before leap. https://twitter.com/Koksalakn/status/1067217923448741889

what the... oh my. China. And, it seems architectural design really have gone up in past 20 years. We see all kinda shapes. This one, perhaps bearing the classic chinese gate shape.

photos https://twitter.com/CGTNOfficial/status/1067342099555577856

buy Harry Potter socks to show your Hogwarts lineage

now you can buy Harry Potter socks to show your Hogwarts lineage. you wanna fight for muggle's rights, but you no wanna be mistaken as muggle amazon #xahpop

girl from anime

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anime girl

lol, this. this girl is from anime. video https://twitter.com/satherax/status/1064651248018821120

Oxytocin Molecule Necklace

Betty and Veronica. A old school popular comics for girls i grew up in my teens in 1980s in Canada. i always got confused which is which. Always thought that the blonde is Veronica. The blonde is actually Betty.


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Betty and Veronica da024

amazing city wide skyscrapers light show

amazing city wide skyscrapers light show, in shenzhen china. https://twitter.com/llepen/status/1056562953720233985

is this done by projector at bottom or installing LED all over buildings?

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ball by wlop-dck9pl1 [source https://pre00.deviantart.net/a67a/th/pre/f/2018/227/1/7/ball_by_wlop-dck9pl1.jpg]

horror movie, Look Away

horror movie, Look Away, 2018 Buy at amazon

Chinese summary 【喵嗷污】女孩总被同学欺负,镜中的另一个自己看不下去了,跑出来帮她复仇《镜中人》几分钟看奇幻片 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_7PqmbDdExk

bad ratings

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girl playing beat saber
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pagoda style skyscraper Shanghai [image source https://twitter.com/Echinanews/status/1049504877099986945]

there's another one, known as Taipei 101, in Taiwan

love this kinda drawings. of all forms of visual art works, the type i like the most is illustration. a sub style of which is japanese comics, aka anime. https://twitter.com/LivvyKemp/status/1049262295619182592

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The Pharaoh's Handmaidens by John Collier. 1883

handmaid's tale costume it's pretty much just a robe, but very expensive. and women buy it. capitalism at work.

Reading Notes on Scott McCloud's Understanding Comics (old. repost)

Mario Brothers Piranha Plant Earring

what's this? oh, it's “tyra banks yells at a girl on america's next top model.”. some sorta drama show on TV. But note, the fantastic facial expressions. Understand, understanding facial expression to the degree to animate it from scratch, came from 3d animations of movie houses.


Childhood Memories: Japanese Cartoons of 1970s: 小蜜蜂,小甜甜,海王子,北海小英雄,小天使,小英的故事,無敵鐵金剛,科學小飛俠,恐龍救生隊

Battlefield 5. video game that simulates WW2, but they put in women with cybernetic parts. and blame complaints as sexism. lol. and censor words like whitemen and Nz in game. lol. This is a world war 2 simulation game. After low pre-order, they said will think about it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pvzXhZGR5Os

lol. this is Battlefield V, trailer. World War II. There, you got a girl, with cybernetic arm, and helping save male soldier. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fb1MR85XFOc

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Battlefield V reaction 2018-09-14 417ba

apparently, this is big. goto YouTube, searh for Battlefield V trailer reaction or meme. you got a whole bunch.

the sad story of Bob Ross, the happy painter https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=26XoeKq3Ics #xahpop

i dunno what is this. but it's got girls, n things people moving in my eyes that makes me weak n wanting.


Dune, miniseries, year 2000. I enjoyed this so much back then.

Dune, miniseries, year 2000

Buy Dune, miniseries, year 2000

while i was reading Dune on Wikipedia, am reminded how epic it is. Year 10k. Haven't read such old school thoughts for a decade, they don't exist today, of millennials drivel. and am reminded, how petty and transient is to be of concern today's politics.

axlotl tank

Chinese fantasy novels (wuxia, xianxia, xuanhuan)

What are Chinese fantasy novels (wuxia, xianxia, xuanhuan)?

very interesting. (if you are nerdy about fantasy fiction)

Why are sizes and distances in Chinese fantasy novels so unrealistic sometimes?

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The Handmaid's Tale

kungfu. Bajiquan 八極拳

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Character Akira, in video game Virtua Fighter V5. 八极拳. 据说是以爆发式出拳。

Bajiquan (Chinese: 八極拳; pinyin: Bājíquán) is a Chinese martial art that features explosive, short-range power and is famous for its elbow and shoulder strikes.[1] It originated in the Hebei Province in Northern China,[2][self-published source] but spread to Taiwan and other places. Its full name is kai men baji quan (開門八極拳), which means “open-gate eight-extremities fist”.

2018-09-07 Wikipedia Bajiquan


八極拳與軍事系統聯繫緊密,由於拳法直接狠辣,殺傷力強,屢成為近代史上保護政要人物的「大內武術」。溥儀、蔣中正、毛澤東、蔣經國、李登輝等人的近身侍衛皆習八極。[1] 八極拳現在盛行於中國北方及台灣。後傳入日本、韓國及其他國家,如美國、加拿大、英國、法國、比利時、丹麥、義大利等地。

2018-09-07 Wikipedia 八极拳

好视频。中国武术的前途指标 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rqJi4jyy-hY good video. The direction of chinese kungfu. (chinese only)

basically, chinese kungfu has been rotten for a hundred years. it lost practicality. but there's future. focus on real combat. e.g. MMA.

Olivia Kemp, artist

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Olivia Kemp drawing 2018 [image source https://twitter.com/LivvyKemp/status/1032295449296818176]

photo art, hapa supremacy

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hapa supremacy

Now this is art. From @PetiteNicoco and @ShaineScalph

Chinese sword, and mixed martial arts with melee weapons?

Chinese sword, has fell out of progress. I think only the Japanese kantana, is still in some practice, and also Western ones in fencing. rapier, saber, foil. i think the making of kantana still progress under today's science. Chinese swords are mostly just in movies and myth.

picture https://twitter.com/yifei_cc/status/1029225390219218945

of one on one fighting techniques, currently mixed martial arts or similar is keeping it up, state of the art. The Chinese kungfu, is now mostly showbiz. It's not to say kungfu wasn't good. But for reasons, it has ceased to be real fighting technique.

today, we still do not have any way that allow us to advance the art of melee weapon 1-on-1 fighting. there is kendo, which is japanese sword sport, and fencing for western. But they are not realistic, and doesn't allow other weapon e.g. axe, lance, or other fancy weapon.

for hand-to-hand combat, mixed martial arts pretty much have told us what is most effective. but for with melee weapons, i don't think we know much. Note, if we do not allow armor, then lean and agile types are likely to always win.

it's hard to come up a way for 1-on-1 melee weapon combat to progress. hard to make it a sport, because even non-shapened sword still do too much damage, or, heavy armor/protection gear would severely limit reality. also, it'd also filter out heavy axe or iron ball.

it'd nice to have StarTrek holodeck. but that's too much scifi.

Perception of Difficulty Levels of Human Feats

my list of fav movies Best SciFi Movies ^_^ #xahpop but no, they are not pop. pop tastes bad in my mouth. its for nerds, weirdos, misfits, and philosophers

big tits noodle house 乳野郎ラーメン

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tits noodle house

this, seems to be a popular noodle house. Apparently, there's lots tweets about it too. It is i think analogous to Hooters https://twitter.com/Hooters

note, that first big character on the board is 乳, meaning, tits

the feet, and the ass. Hades and Persephone, The Rape of Proserpina

Game Of Thrones

the martian 2015 scifi movie

good reviews.

Superhero Movies

finally saw Arrival, at a friend's house

Arrival, Movie 2016

Art: Europa and the Bull

Art of Robert Crumb

scify action thriller movie Lucy (2014)

ho, there's a scifi movie, Lucy, 2014, seems spectacular. Buy movie Lucy, 2014

a gangster sew a high tech drug in her tummy to smuggle. But the bag broke. She became superpower. telekinesis, telepathy, and knows the universe.

here's a dramatic visual effect scene of Lucy, where she started to disintegrate

Lucy, self management scene. Buy movie Lucy, 2014
movie Lucy, a higher purpose scene.

Lucy gains advanced knowledge: applied math, quantum physics. But, no pure math? what's the use then? lol.

and from that clip, we infer, that Applied Mathematics is a bigger word to laymen. They wouldn't know wtf is Pure Mathematics.

ok, Lucy, the movie's theme, is similar to The Lawnmower Man , 1992. The Lawnmower Man

Buy movie Lucy, 2014

Art of Stanislaw Szukalski

Nier Automata, On the Sex of Humanoid Fighter Bots

Victor's Way

[Postmortem: Every Frame a Painting By Tony Zhou. At https://medium.com/@tonyszhou/postmortem-1b338537fabc ]

to read. seems a good article, by a YouTube star, seems a a video/film expert.

Art of William Bouguereau

Palpatine: The Portrait of a Perfect Sociopath and Master Politician

A Love of Mythology of the Greeks

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lolita poster

Art of Frederic Leighton

Wonder Woman: from Bondage Heroine to Feminist to Sexpot

Art of Audrey Kawasaki

Las Vegas Travelog: MGM Grand. more art deco.

Art of Tamara de Lempicka

Art of Tamara de Lempicka

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Allegorie der Skulptur, 1889, by Gustav Klimt (1862-1918)
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Street Fighter Miami
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woman bloody fountain artwork. By Frankippolito and Nick Bonamy. “It was 2 years ago that amazing artist Nick Bonamy and myself made this baddass fountain for Danny DeVito's #halloween party. ” [image source https://www.instagram.com/p/gHXxj_m3IT/ 2013-10-30]

Devil Survivor 2, Fumi Kanno

Cortana Artwork Collection

Flatland BMX (Bicycle Acrobat)

I always admired free style skate boarders and especially freestyle BMX. I thought, California is full of it. But since living in Cali in 1989, i've actually never seen it on the street. No ramp, no skilled ones. Actually saw a small ramp once in a park.

Cyborg 009

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winter olympics 2018 02 53682
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rhythmic gymnastics 98891

Double-Bun Hair Girls (new photos)

闪光少女 (Our Shining Days), Cosplay Culture, and Chinese vs Western Music

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dick faucet [image source 2018-01-06 https://twitter.com/steventurous/status/949731772157300741]

great article. Roughly a history of “anime”, but more about tech detail of what “anime” is actually limited animation, how they are created, and perception, etc.

[ANIME'S GREAT DECEPTION – THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN ANIME and CARTOONS By Rich • Art By Aya Francisco. At http://www.tofugu.com/japan/anime-vs-cartoons/]

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china geodesic image source

There's a graffiti artist, called banksy. A first class idiot. It is, the prototype of opposite of intellectual. Many celebrity artists are of that ilk. They, like, grab some political hot button, put on wall, artless. Lauded as “make you think”.

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“my inner sanctuary” by yuumei dawkyn9 https://yuumei.deviantart.com/art/My-Inner-Sanctuary-659387493
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Guardians of Traffic, Hope Memorial Bridge

Architecture Beauty, the Eden Project

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Art Deco Buildings

flying disc. quite interesting as nerd toy. but boring as a sport. Unless, Discs of TRON comes to life. flying disc

Xenomorph Gargoyle

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fantasy art 13203
(from twitter. can't find the source)

the darkness, and zombie nation

Miko Fogarty, 16, Moscow IBC, Gold Medalist - Beneath the Facade
Begins at 0:29.

Danaid, Sculpture by Rodin

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Bride Princess Peach from Super Mario Odyssey! Artwork by tsuaii. [image source https://www.patreon.com/posts/bride-princess-14689362 ]
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agape [image source https://twitter.com/juliagalef/status/902599873052139520 ]
beetle taking off

Promenade Building

oligodynamic sphere

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Aerospace Grade Oligodynamic Titanium Sphere (5.98cm diameter). Guaranteed perfection: +/- 0.01mm roundness. Buy at amazon

not sure why this thing exist.

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aerospace grade oligodynamic copper sphere. Buy at amazon

The oligodynamic effect is a biocidal effect of metals, especially heavy metals, even in low concentrations. The effect was discovered in 1893 by Karl Wilhelm von Nägeli, although he did not identify the cause.[1] Brass doorknobs and silverware both exhibit this effect.

[2017-07-03 Wikipedia Oligodynamic effect]

Starbucks Logo Artwork

Canton Tower

Silkroad Watchtower Ruin

Art Deco Buildings

Marada the She-wolf (more images)

Logans Run

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Howl's Moving Castle

The Perry Bible Fellowship

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