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Winnie Ille Pu: The Latin Versions of 10 Modern Stories

Despite its status as a “dead” language, pretty much anything can be translated into Latin. Here are 10 modern classics that might make Latin class more fun. 1. Winnie the Pooh A Latin translation of Winnie the Pooh, by A.A. Milne, was published for the first time in 1960. Alexander Lenard, the translator, was also a physician, [...]

A Full Day Photographed

It kind of looks like the planets in Antoine de Saint-ExupĂ©ry’s The Little Prince, doesn’t it? Photographer Chris Kotsiopoulos created this picture out of many photographs taken over the course of a day in Athens, Greece: I began the shooting the morning of December 30, 2010, taking photos with my camera on a tripod facing east. [...]

Shadow Play

LinkScroll down for today’s pictures & links. Shadow Play Ingenious and very tasteful Christmas advert for the Solaria Plaza in Fukuoka City, Japan. url Today’s pictures & links: Tsunami of Fog (image credit: Agus Sutanto) Another somewhat chilling image of storm clouds, often called “the cloud roll”: (original unknown) ———— Crazy About You (original unknown) ———— Dramatic Sculptures The frightened one: (image credit: Anjelicek, seen in Vienna, Austria) The love-sick pair: (image [...]