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[BLOG] Some Wednesday links

  • The Broadside Blog’s Caitlin Kelly wonders why people read at all in the 21st century world.
  • D-Brief notes how chickens have been modified to have dinosaur-like legs.
  • Dangerous Minds shares 19th century photos taken of Native Americans in their traditional and ceremonial wear.
  • The Dragon’s Gaze links to a paper predicting exoplanets orbiting HD 202628 and HD 207129 based on gaps in the debris disks of those stars.
  • The Dragon’s Tales notes that the director-general of the ESA asked China to opt to contribute to the International Space Station.
  • Joe. My. God. notes that the lesbian subtext of Xena will be made explicit in the remake.
  • Language Log looks at odd names, in the Chinese world and in the wider world.
  • Marginal Revolution links to a paper speculating that future economic growth will be absorbed entirley by life extension.
  • pollotenchegg maps changing birth rates across Ukrainian regions from 1960 on.
  • Towleroad quotes lesbian comedian Joy Behar on her incredulity about Caitlyn Jenner’s professed politics.
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