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[BLOG] Some Tuesday links

  • blogTO profiles a couple who live on a houseboat near the foot of the Scarborough Bluffs.
  • Centauri Dreams hosts an argument making the case for eventual human emigration in interstellar directions.
  • Dangerous Minds celebates Brian Eno.
  • The Dragon’s Gaze shares a paper considering what “habitability” means.
  • The Dragon’s Tales notes a study suggesting Neanderthals were omnivores.
  • Joe. My. God. shares a collaboration between Jean-Michel Jarre and Peaches.
  • The NYR Daily considers the ethics of drone killings.
  • The Power and the Money’s Noel Maurer (here) and Crooked Timber (here) appear to have opposite perspectives on the threat posed by Trump to liberal democracy.
  • Discover‘s Seriously Science notes the recent study suggesting that at least one bird species’ calls have syntax.
  • The Search explores CUNY-TV’s efforts to create durable archives.
  • Strange Maps notes that Tokelau is an Internet superpower, based in terms of the number of sites it hosts.
  • Transit Toronto maps the proposed route for the Downtown Relief Line, which would stretch from City Hall over to Pape.
  • The Volokh Conspiracy considers the context in which it could, or could not, be a crime for a speaker to encourage an audience to attack hecklers.
  • Arnold Zwicky looks at the social import of clothes.
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