2013- 01- 18 13:08:00 2013- 01- 18 13:08:00 [BLOG] Some Friday links Centauri Dreams' Paul Gilster about long-lived artifacts, such as we or extraterrestrials might make to last for eons. writes Daniel Drezner about the ongoing question of what the United States should do in Mali. (Apparently it has to be asked.) writes The Dragon's Tales to a study suggesting Titan has an active geology, with its carbon sand filling in craters. links Far Outliers on the fine mechanics of racism in colonial Spanish America. reports The Global Sociology Blog the many ways in which the Arab Spring does not resemble protests against same-sex marriage in France. notes Marginal Revolution's Tyler Cowen that cultural tourism will be more resilient than scenery-oriented tourism, on account of the limits of the digital world. speculates Torontoist on the call by a group of Toronto physicians for more bike lanes sooner. reports Window on Eurasia that, after the 1969 Sino-Soviet clashes, landmarks on the Russian frontier with China were given new Russian names. notes
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