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[PHOTO] Late yellow sunflower in the wind, Dupont Street

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Late yellow sunflower in the wind #toronto #dovercourtvillage #dupontstreet #yellow #sunflower #flowers #wind

Written by Randy McDonald

October 13, 2019 at 1:00 pm

[PHOTO] Red leaf with rotten edge

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Red leaf with rotten edge #toronto #dovercourtvillage #fall #autumn #leaf #red

Written by Randy McDonald

October 13, 2019 at 12:15 pm

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[BLOG] Some Saturday links

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  • Adam Fish at anthro{dendum} compares different sorts of public bathing around the world, from Native America to Norden to Japan.
  • Charlie Stross at Antipope is unimpressed by the person writing the script for our timeline.
  • Architectuul reports on an architectural conference in Lisbon.
  • Bad Astronomer Phil Plait shares stunning photos of the eruption of the Raikoke volcano in Kamchatka.
  • Centauri Dreams looks at what the Voyager spacecraft have returned about the edge of the solar system.
  • John Quiggin at Crooked Timber takes issue with the idea of bipartisanship if it means compromising on reality, allegorically.
  • The Crux counts the number of people who have died in outer space.
  • D-Brief notes that the Andromeda Galaxy has swallowed up multiple dwarf galaxies over the eons.
  • Dead Things notes the identification of the first raptor species from Southeast Asia, Siamraptor suwati.
  • The Dragon’s Tales notes a paper tracing the origins of interstellar comet 2/Borisov from the general area of Kruger 60.
  • Karen Sternheimer at the Everyday Sociology Blog writes about the privilege allowing people access to affordable dental care.
  • Gizmodo tells how Alexei Leonov survived the first spacewalk.
  • io9 looks at the remarkable new status quo for the X-Men created by Jonathan Hickman.
  • Selma Franssen at the Island Review writes about the threats facing the seabirds of the Shetlands.
  • JSTOR Daily looks at what led Richard Nixon to make so many breaks from the American consensus on China in the Cold War.
  • Language Log notes an undergraduate course at Yale using the Voynich Manuscript as an aid in the study of language.
  • Abigail Nussbaum at Lawyers, Guns and Money explains her recent experience of the socialized health care system of Israel for Americans.
  • The LRB Blog looks at how badly the Fukuyama prediction of an end to history has aged.
  • The Map Room Blog shares a few maps of the new Ottawa LRT route.
  • Marginal Revolution notes a paper establishing a link between Chinese industries undermining their counterparts in Mexico and Mexican social ills including crime.
  • Sean Marshall reports from Ottawa about what the Confederation Line looks like.
  • Adam Shatz at the NYR Daily looks at the power of improvisation in music.
  • Roads and Kingdoms looks at South Williamsburg Jewish deli Gottlieb’s.
  • Drew Rowsome reviews</a the new Patti Smith book, Year of the Monkey.
  • The Russian Demographics Blog shares a paper looking as the factors leading into transnational movements.
  • Starts With A Bang’s Ethan Siegel considers the question of the direction(s) in which order in the universe was generated.
  • Window on Eurasia shares a report noting the very minor flows of migration from China to Russia.
  • Yorkshire Ranter Alex Harrowell looks at the politics in the British riding of Keighley.
  • Arnold Zwicky looks at some penguin socks.

[PHOTO] Looking across the intersection at 77 Food Market, Dovercourt and Hallam

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Looking across the intersection at 77 Food Market #toronto #dovercourtvillage #77foodmarket #dovercourtroad #hallamstreet #intersection #conveniencestore #blue #sky #latergram

Written by Randy McDonald

October 12, 2019 at 11:45 am

[CAT] Shakespeare, leg extended

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Shakespeare, leg extended #toronto #dovercourtvillage #shakespeare #caturday #catstagram #catsofinstagram

Written by Randy McDonald

October 12, 2019 at 8:45 am

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[PHOTO] Looking south, Parliament at Carlton

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Looking south, Parliament at Carlton #toronto #cabbagetown #parliamentstreet #carltonstreet #intersection #wires

Written by Randy McDonald

October 11, 2019 at 1:30 pm

[PHOTO] Under The One, 1 Bloor West

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Under The One (1) #toronto #yongeandbloor #stollerys #theone #condos #construction #pit

Under The One (2) #toronto #yongeandbloor #stollerys #theone #condos #construction #pit

Under The One (3) #toronto #yongeandbloor #stollerys #theone #condos #construction #pit

Written by Randy McDonald

October 11, 2019 at 12:30 pm