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[BLOG] Some Thursday links

  • blogTO notes a project aimed at crowdsourcing money to buy sleeping bags for Toronto’s homeless.
  • Gerry Canavan despairs at the corporatization of the University of Wisconsin.
  • Centauri Dreams takes another look at Kepler-444.
  • The Dragon’s Gaze links to a paper suggesting no correlation between the sizes of Kuiper belts and exoplanets.
  • The Dragon’s Tales notes the crash of an armed Chinese drone in Nigeria.
  • Joe. My. God. and Towleroad both note Andrew Sullivan’s retirement from blogging.
  • The Planetary Society Blog argues rivalries between private space companies is all good for the future of space travel.
  • Livejournaler pollotenchegg tracks Ukrainian military deaths over the past year.
  • Registan is not worried by Russia’s new military doctrine.
  • The Volokh Conspiracy reports on an Islamic civil law tribunal in Texas.
  • Window on Eurasia has different reports on Putin, one claiming he’s not a rational actor, the other suggesting that Western governments should try to undermine him.
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