blogTO recommends five neighbourhoods for people looking for apartments.
False Steps’ Paul Drye describes a failed European-Russian project for a manned capsule.
Language Log looks at the oddity of English pronunciations of words in foreign languages, like placenames, with no connection to how these words are pronounced in English.
Lawyers, Guns and Money is critical of the coverage given to Trump and Clinton, finding it biased against the latter.
Marginal Revolution suggests that seasteading has a future.
The NYRB Daily suggests Israeli colonization will mean the end of the traditional lifestyle of Palestinian Bedouin.
Personal Reflections’ Jim Belshaw reports on the spread of the red fire ant in Australia.
Peter Rukavina describes the unusual round boundaries of the Island village of Crapaud.
Savage Minds shares a lovely timeline of the history of anthropology.
Torontoist looks at the origins of human rights law in Ontario.
Window on Eurasia argues Russia’s position as the Soviet successor state hampers its ability to engage with Communism, and reports on Belarus’ concern at the dominance of local television by Russian imports.
The Planetary Society Blog shares beautiful space photos.
Window on Eurasia notes how terror famines were used to russify peripheral areas of the Soviet Union, reports on strengthening religion among younger Daghestanis, and suggests there will be larger Russian deployments in Belarus.