Category: Culture

Scottish sounds

So, usually, they’d say that Americans language is gibberish deformed by a slang accent which makes Shakespeare cry. Sometimes, they’d say that Texans are the worst. But these Scottish people are really great. So utterly impossible to understand that their verbal exchange seems poetic and stripped of any useful meaning. Some kind of automatic writing…

USSR science in pictures

I discovered (thanks to BoingBoing) a superb Russian blog which shows copies of scientific documents dating back to the era of communist Russia. scienceillustration.mypage.ru : A little bit of nostalgia for “communist science” (and sometimes for the Western science seen by USSR) with beautiful pictures and illustrations.