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[BLOG] Some Friday links

  • Caitlin Kelly notes how the story of Kim Wall shows the danger that journalists can face.
  • Centauri Dreams notes how the storm patterns of brown dwarfs different from those of stars and gas giants both.
  • D-Brief reveals how the Confederate submarine Hunley met its sad fate.
  • Language Hat reports on BBC’s introduction of a new Pidgin-language service.
  • Lawyers, Guns and Money considers some of the many ways in which the 2016 election could have gone differently.
  • The LRB Blog looks at the subversive power of Steinbeck’s Of Mine and Men, dropped from the British curriculum.
  • Marginal Revolution notes a book, The Dawn of Eurasia, that claims great things are afoot for this wider region.
  • The NYR Daily looks at the life and the music of Alice Coltrane.
  • The Power and the Money’s Noel Maurer u>looks at the ways Mexico City’s subway system does not connect it to its airport well.
  • Peter Rukavina reflects on the United Church of Canada’s rejection of the Discovery Doctrine re: First Nations.
  • Starts With A Bang’s Ethan Siegel reports on an exciting report that LIGO may have detected the collision of two neutron stars.
  • Unicorn Booty notes the remarkable pre-AIDS Fire Island polaroid photos of Tom Bianchi.
  • Window on Eurasia notes one Russian’s proposal to avoid overcentralization in Moscow by moving the capital to Asia.

Written by Randy McDonald

August 25, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Posted in Assorted

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