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[BLOG] Some Tuesday links

  • The Boston Globe‘s The Big Picture shares some of that newspaper’s best papers from last month.
  • blogTO shares Nuit Blanche photos.
  • The Broadside Blog’s Caitlin Kelly talks about the divide between journalism and content creation.
  • Centauri Dreams considers the Rosetta probe.
  • Dangerous Minds shares photos of the suitcases left by patients at an American insane asylum.
  • The Dragon’s Gaze links to a paper suggesting extraterrestrial civilizations could be discovered via leakage from the power-beaming systems of their spacecraft.
  • Far Outliers notes the 19th century feminization of domestic service in the United Kingdom and describes the professionalization of nursemaids.
  • Joe. My. God. notes Wikileaks’ shift of its big reveal to Berlin.
  • Language Log checks to see if there is any way Guiliani’s statement that no woman would be a better president than Trump could be parsed in a way favourable to him.
  • The Map Room Blog links to an article describing an ambitious plan to map the ocean floor.
  • Marginal Revolution looks at an electoral reform proposal in Maine.
  • James Nicoll links to his review of Deighton’s SS-GB
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  • Torontoist reports about the Toronto food bank system.
  • Towleroad features a guest article describing Donald Trump’s misogyny towards his partners.
  • Window on Eurasia considers the cost to Russia of hosting multiple major international sports tournaments.
  • Arnold Zwicky reports on The New York Times‘s Spanish-language editorial.
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