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[BLOG] Some Tuesday links

  • The Big Picture shares photos from post-referendum Greece.
  • blogTO looks at a recent live-tweeting of a bad date.
  • Centauri Dreams notes the recovery of New Horizons.
  • The Dragons’ Gaze notes a new estimate for terrestrial exoplanets suggesting that every Sun-like star should at least have one.
  • The Dragon’s Tales links to a paper suggesting that salt in the waters of Uranus and Neptune plays a critical role in determining their internal structure.
  • Geocurrents looks at Dhofar.
  • Language Hat notes that Stalin was quite multilingual.
  • Lawyers, Guns and Money looks at the way the language used by women is policed.
  • The Map Room’s Jonathan Crowe links to an interview with fantasy map designer Robert Lazzaretti.
  • Personal Reflections’ Jim Belshaw reflects on Australia’s experience in the Great Depression, noting that it was a time when states were powerful.
  • pollotenchegg notes post-Second World War fertility in Ukraine.
  • Savage Minds has a roundup of links to various anthropology and social sciences blogs.
  • Speed River Journal’s Van Waffle shares photos from St. Jacob’s Farmers market.
  • Torontoist looks at a BDSM sex dungeon.
  • The Volokh Conspiracy notes that Iceland has repealed its blasphemy law in direct reaction to the Charlie Hebdo murders.
  • Window on Eurasia looks at Russia’s historical singularity and recent evolution.
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