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[BLOG] Some Thursday links

  • Dangerous Minds notes a petition to make Black Sabbath’s “War Pigs” the American national anthem.
  • The Dragon’s Gaze looks at a study looking for exoplanets in the galactic bulge.
  • The Dragon’s Tales notes a study suggesting that the very early Earth and the impactor which created the Moon were both water-rich.
  • The Everyday Sociology Blog looks at the fragility of gender.
  • The Honourary Canadian notes the terrible ABC translation of Justin Trudeau’s French.
  • Language Log considers ancient Chinese.
  • Lawyers, Guns and Money argues that Hillary Clinton is bad for the labour that supports her.
  • The LRB Blog notes a Syrian refugee held in an Istanbul airport in terrible conditions.
  • The Map Room Blog notes a Super Mario Brothers-style map of the Ottawa light rail network.
  • Marginal Revolution notes that support for women boosts fertility.
  • Peter Rukavina looks at news articles revealing the life of an Island man going through divorce.
  • The Russian Demographics Blog noted the recent mass emigration from Ukraine.
  • Towleroad reports on Samantha Bee’s attempt to interview Donald Trump supporters.
  • The Volokh Conspiracy argues in favour of open borders.
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