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[BLOG] Some Thursday links

  • The Big Picture has photos from the scene of the disastrous Chinese cruise liner sinking on the Yangtze.
  • blogTO observes that a schooner found buried at the foot of Bathust Street will be moved to Fort York.
  • D-Brief notes that the antidepressant Zoloft can be used to fight Ebola.
  • The Dragon’s Tales notes how pre-agricultural Europeans were more robust than their agriculturalist successors.
  • The Frailest Thing’s Michael Sacasas discusses the problems of a mind that reduces everything to routine algorithms.
  • Joe. My. God. notes how a Costa Rican judge recognized a common-law same-sex marriage in that country.
  • Marginal Revolution wonders if Greece might be well-advised to default.
  • pollotenchegg charts declining economic output.
  • Torontoist examines the growing controversies over garding.
  • Peter Watts wonders what consciousness is actually good for.
  • Window on Eurasia looks at the extent to which Russian sanctions against the European Union try to distinguish between pro- and anti-Russian states, and argues that Russia’s traumatic long 20th century still continues.
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