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[BLOG] Some Tuesday links

  • The Dragon’s Gaze links to a paper examining how volatiles like water get transported to nascent rocky planets in circumstellar habitable zones.
  • The Dragon’s Tales looks at 4th and 5th generation fighter aircraft of Japan, India, and Turkey.
  • Imageo shares photos of the breaking ice on the Arctic Ocean.
  • Joe. My. God. notes that Russia’s anti-gay Vitaly Milonov is castigating Russia’s Eurovision contestant for being polite to Conchita Wurst.
  • Language Hat links to a report of a gathering of poloyglots in Berlin.
  • The Numerati’s Stephen Baker describes why and how he got his Wikipedia biography edited.
  • Personal Reflections’ Jim Belshaw writes about his profound interest in stories of all kinds.
  • The Power and the Money’s Noel Maurer notes that there are still no good economic explanations for the scramble for Africa.
  • Spacing maps Canada’s various land types.
  • The Transit Toronto blog shares the TTC’s explanation for yesterday’s transit outage.
  • Window on Eurasia shares a Tatar academic’s argument that Russians are fundamentally not Europeans, much like Tatars.
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