Computer simulations that teach themselves to walk.

Links to the original video and the paper (which you should totally read if you’re interested in this kind of thing; it’s hella cool).


For those of us who don’t read Japanese, finding and reading all the Twelve Kingdoms novels is something of a challenge, but, fortunately, not impossible. Here’s a list of the books published to date (in order of publication), and where you can read them.

魔性の子 | Demon Child (1991)



The Twelve Kingdoms by Fuyumi Ono

Watch the anime:
- source 1 (stream: Japanese; hardsubs, lower quality)
- source 2 (720P; download to be able to change the audio language and subtitle settings).
If you find that you like it and can buy it where you live, please do so!

Read the…

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Growth is painful. Change is painful.But nothing is as painful as staying stuck somewhere you don’t belong.
—Mandy Hale (via onlinecounsellingcollege)

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tags: #cutie!!!! #^~^



“Be not afraid of greatness: some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon ‘em.”

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she’s here and thats all i need to go on with this series



  • Childrens puzzle too easy for smart adult like me
  • Spray works on bugs but NOT geese
  • I have lost all faith in rags
  • Jersey comes up TOO SHORT, can’t wear with no pants without exposing myself
  • I have disappointed myself again
  • Book too heavy, dropped on foot, now…


Defensive pose.

Shut up. I am Palm Siberia. I will never become a pawn to you Ants, even if it costs me my life.”

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