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[BLOG] Some Tuesday links

  • Bad Astronomy’s Phil Plait shares pictures of stellar shock waves.
  • Beyond the Beyond’s Bruce Sterling discovers he got the title of his blog from a Poul Anderson title.
  • blogTO reports on yesterday’s massive lineup for the Union-Pearson Express.
  • Centauri Dreams bids adieu to comet probe Philae.
  • Dangerous Minds shows us how the David Bowie instrumental “Crystal Japan” got used in a Japanese TV commercial for sake in 1980.
  • The Dragon’s Gaze shares the Kepler-454 system with its oddities.
  • Language Log talks about “Kongish”, a mixed Cantonese-English speech used for political protest in Hong Kong.</li"
  • The Map Room Blog notes misuses of maps.
  • At the NYR Daily, Charles Simic despairs after visiting New Hampshire.
  • Transit Toronto notes progress building infrastructure in Mississauga.
  • Window on Eurasia notes that Yandex News gets more sources from Facebook and Twitter than elsewhere.
  • Arnold Zwicky looks at the gay love songs of Eli Lieb.
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