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[BLOG] Some Monday links

  • blogTO praises the food court of Village by the Grange.
  • The Broadside Blog’s Caitlin Kelly talks about the importance of self-care in times of stress.
  • The Dragon’s Gaze notes that KIC 8462852 does seem to have faded throughout the Kepler mission.
  • The Dragon’s Tales notes that Planet Nine may be especially faint in the infrared and looks at the challenges mapping polar regions on Titan.
  • Imageo notes how melting of the ice cap continues in the Arctic Ocean.
  • Language Hat reports on a new script for the Fulani language.
  • Lawyers, Guns and Money notes that people who blame identity politics for the victory of Trump were not exactly non-supporters of the main.
  • Marginal Revolution considers the consequences of bribing the American president.
  • The NYRB Daily shares Charles Simic’s deep concerns for the future of the United States.
  • Jim Belshaw’s Personal Reflections discusses Australia as a target for immigration and calls for honesty in discussions on migration.
  • Peter Rukavina reports on the visit of then-Princess Elizabeth and her husband 65 years ago.
  • Whatever’s John Scalzi makes the fair point that he can hardly be expected to know what his Trump-era novels will be like.
  • Window on Eurasia compares Russia’s happiness with Trump’s election to its elation over Obama’s in 2008, and looks at how Russia is facing decline on a lot of fronts.
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