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[BLOG] Some Thursday links

  • blogTO notes that the site of the former Linux Caffè on Harbord at Grace is set to become a retro-style malt shop.
  • Centauri Dreams reacts to the discovery of an exoplanet in the uadruple 30 Arietis system.
  • The Dragon’s Gaze links to a paper suggesting that the protoplanetary disk of T Chamaeleontis can be best explained by stationary structures.
  • The Dragon’s Gaze notes controversy over Gliese 581d’s existence.
  • The Everyday Sociology Blog’s Sally Raskoff notes the complex relationship between sex and gender.
  • The Frailest Thing considers the possibility of being cruel towards artificial entities like robots.
  • Lawyers, Guns and Money is critical of anarchism’s ability to organize workers.
  • The Map Room’s Jonathan Crowe shares a detailed image of Ceres’ surface.
  • Marginal Revolution debates David Shambaugh’s argument of impending political change in China.
  • The Planetary Society Blog describes when we should expect detailed images of Pluto and its moons to come in from New Horizons.
  • The Russian Demographics Blog charts falling fertility in the North Caucasus.
  • Torontoist notes mourning and anger at the police reaction to the death of Toronto transwoman Sumaya Dalmar.
  • Towleroad notes a Michigan gym’s defense of a transwoman client.
  • Why I Love Toronto celebrates the new Honest Ed’s development plans.
  • Window on Eurasia is skeptical about the prospects for Russian immigrants in Europe to constitute a political force and mourns Nemtsov’s death.
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