A Bit More Detail

Assorted Personal Notations, Essays, and Other Jottings

[BLOG] Some Thursday links

  • The Big Picture shares photos of life around the world this month.
  • blogTO notes that a vacant lot on Sherbourne Street will become an urban farm, for a time.
  • Centauri Dreams explores the strange oceans of Titan.
  • Dangerous Minds shares some astoundingly open ads for cocaine paraphrenalia from the 1980s.
  • The Dragon’s Tales links to a study suggesting that it was the Chicxulub impact, not the Deccan Traps volcanic eruptions, which were extinction-triggering.
  • Joe. My. God. notes the governor of South Carolina’s statement that his political opponents orchestrated the reaction to anti-trans legislation to ensure he would not get re-elected.
  • Language Hat reports on an Igbo journalist explaining why he, and many of his people, do not speak their ancestral language.
  • The Map Room Blog maps patterns of rail travel in Europe.
  • Michael Steeleworthy is critical, and rightly so, of the massive announced cutbacks to Newfoundland and Labrador’s library service.
  • Torontoist notes the Toronto Hard Candy gym’s cutting of its links with Madonna.
  • Transit Toronto notes the TTC is looking for volunteer ambassadors.
  • Window on Eurasia notes that population growth in Russia is concentrated in largely non-Russian regions.
%d bloggers like this: