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[BLOG] Some Monday links

  • blogTO suggests five things the world can learn about Toronto.
  • The Dragon’s Tales notes that the moa of New Zealand became extinct when the country was home to only a couple thousand people.
  • A Fistful of Euros links to satirist musician Wolf Biermann’s performance in the Bundestag.
  • Geocurrents maps oddly-shaped American electoral regions.
  • Language Hat notes the long history of a Chinese-influenced literary language in Korea.
  • Lawyers, Guns and Money notes that North Korea is exporting labourers to Qatar to work on World Cup facilities there.
  • Marginal Revolution suggests that the Russian invasion of Ukraine might be explained by fear of political contagion.
  • The Planetary Society Blog looks at the search for binary asteroids.
  • Understanding Society considers the complicated relationship between modern sociologists and the great luminary pioneers of the field.
  • Window on Eurasia suggests that Kazakhstan is not ready for the eastern Ukrainian scenario.
  • The Financial Times‘ World blog notes pseudohistory regarding ancient achievements of Hindus.
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