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[BLOG] Some Monday links

  • blogTO looks at Convair Drive, on the fringes of Pearson.
  • The Broadside Blog considers our attachment to objects.
  • The Dragon’s Gaze examines the formation of moist greenhouse worlds and considers the likely sizes of inhabited planets.
  • The Dragon’s Tales looks at military drones.
  • Lawyers, Guns and Money looks at the negative consequences of North American economic integration, for Mexicans hoping to unionize and Americans who lose jobs.
  • The Map Room Blog links to ESRI’s solar system atlas.
  • Marginal Revolution notes Russia’s huge store of mammoth ivory and links to a paper looking at how migration can enhance inequality.
  • The Planetary Society Blog considers the installation of a microphone for the Mars 2020 probe.
  • The Power and the Money’s Noel Maurer notes that Mexico has coped well with cheap oil and is skeptical of the argument that demographics alone will ensure Mexican non-violence in thirty years.
  • Torontoist takes issue with Canada’s aid to non-heterosexual Syrian refugees.
  • Window in Eurasia notes the prominence of Chinese shipping in the Russian Arctic.

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