Randy McDonald (rfmcdpei) wrote,
Randy McDonald
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[BLOG] Some Wednesday links


  • Centauri Dreams considers what Pluto would actually look like.

  • The Dragon's Gaze notes the complications facing planetary systems with multiple stars.

  • The Dragon's Tales updates on the way in Syria.

  • Joe. My. God. notes a bill proposed by Ted Cruz that would ban Syrian Muslim immigrants from the United States.

  • Language Hat notes the discovery of he first abecedary, in the Middle East.

  • Language Log notes the peculiarities of K-pop English.

  • Lawyers, Guns and Money notes the concerns of librarians under George Bush about the implications of the Patriot Act for their careers.

  • Marginal Revolution notes the problems facing Muslims on the French job market.

  • The Power and the Money's Noel Maurer notes the lack of evidence that Europeans are more pacifistic.

  • Towleroad notes the opposition of Estonian conservatives to same-sex civil unions.The Volokh Conspiracy provides advice to liberals and conservatives on how to respond to Syrian refugees.

  • Why I Love Toronto highlights the Weegee exhibition on at the Ryerson Image Centre.

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