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[BLOG] Some Friday links

  • The Big Picture shares photos of the Fort McMurray fire in Alberta.
  • blogTO shares shares photos of Yorkdale Mall in the 1960s and 1970s.
  • Centauri Dreams notes the odd interaction of Pluto with the solar wind.
  • The Dragon’s Tales notes that, however Planet Nine got there, it’s an anomaly.
  • The Everyday Sociology Blog looks at the demographics of studying aging populations.
  • Joe. My. God. notes that with the ascendancy of trump, at least some prominent evangelicals are disengaging.
  • Marginal Revolution notes that Japan has quite a few charging stations for electric cars.
  • Maximos62 notes that extensive dam construction on the Mekong threatens the entire area.
  • Steve Munro notes the very erratic nature of the 510 Spadina streetcar.
  • The NYRB Daily notes an exhibit of Russian portraits.
  • Spacing Toronto reviews a book exploring the transformation of Paris into a walkable city par excellence.
  • Strange Maps notes maps showing some unusual divisions of different countries into equal halves.
  • Towleroad notes that Colton Haynes has come out.
  • Transit Toronto notes another disruption of the Bloor-Danforth subway this weekend.
  • Libertarian Ilya Somin at the Volokh Conspiracy explains why Hillary Clinton is a better choice than Donald Trump.
  • Window on Eurasia notes how Russia is using the Second World War as propaganda.
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