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[BLOG] Some Tuesday links

  • The Boston Globe‘s The Big Picture shares photos of the Paris anti-terrorist rallies.
  • blogTO shares five books put out by Toronto-area artists.
  • Crooked Timber’s Corey Robin notes the international ideological tumult around the American civil war.
  • D-Brief talks about some neat facts about Eta Carinae.
  • The Dragon’s Gaze reports on a recent study of the HR 8799 planetary system.
  • The Dragon’s Tales reports on the Chinese Chang’e probe’s observations of nearby Earth-crossing asteroid Toutatis.
  • Joe. My. God. notes how a Hasidic paper photoshopped out images of female world leaders.
  • Languages of the World looks at the influences of Novgorod’s dialect and Old Church Slavonic on Russian.
  • Livejournaler pollotenchegg looks at ethnicity and politics in Soviet Ukraine and Belarus.
  • Savage Minds provides organizational advice for ethnographers who are writing large projects.
  • Window on Eurasia notes Kaliningrad separatism, wonders about the loyalties of Central Asian volunteers in the Russian military, and fears for the future of Russia under its cynical leadership.
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