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.
The Guardiannotes the sequencing of Ozzy Osbourne’s DNA.
The National Postreports that Québec NDP MP Ruth Ellen Brosseau might well be considering a run for the NDP leadership.
Newsweekreports on the decision of the Wall Street Journal to run an ad denying the Armenian genocide.
Finally, there has been much written after the death of Prince. Some highlights: The Atlanticlooks at how he was a gay icon, Voxshares 14 of his most important songs, the Toronto Starnotes his connection to Toronto, Dangerous Minds shares videos of early performances, The Daily Beastexplains Prince’s stringent control of his content on the Internet, and In Media Res mourns the man and some of his songs.