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[BLOG] Some Monday links

  • Beyond the Beyond’s Bruce Sterling shares photographs of the Euromaidan protests in Kiev.
  • BlogTO notes that Toronto in the 1970s and even after was actually pretty dirty, with soot covering all kinds of iconic buildings.
  • The Burgh Diaspora’s Jim Russell argues that higher education linked to migration is going to give the United States a key advantage.
  • The Dragon’s Tales notes the latest effort to come up with the size of Kuiper belt object Haumea. (It turns out it’s an ellipsoid.
  • Far Outliers notes the critical role played by Canadian and Australian shock troops at the end of the First World War.
  • The Frailest Thing’s Michael Sacasas notes that Heidegger was right: we are using technology to control technology.
  • Inkless Wells’ Paul Wells argues that Justin Trudeau is the first Liberal Party leader who feels like a Liberal to leaders in a decade. Critically, Stephen Harper may not feel conservative.
  • Joe. My. God. notes that the United Kingdom is in the process of adapting its titles of nobility and royalty to take account of same-sex marriage.
  • Marginal Revolution notes the writings of economist Anders Aslund on the economy of Ukraine.
  • John Moyer shares photos of the amazing northern lights of Iceland.
  • In his latest Historicist feature, Torontoist’s Kevin Plummer describes the 1940 hunt for escaped killer John Kluk, who haunted the eastern European districts of the west end.
  • Transit Toronto observes that Mississauga and Brampton are set to work on building a 20-stop light rail route connecting their cities, seeking public consultations.
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