At Acts of Minor Treason, Andrew Barton deals with the matter of antimatter in the aftermath of the recent development of storage teechniques. Yes, it will be carefully controlled; no, for reasons of cost and physics, it'll not be a significant threat.
Centauri Dreams reports on the discovery of an ancient planet that not only traces its origin to a galaxy cannibalized by the Milky Way, but which actually existed for millions of years inside the atmosphere of a red giant sun.
The Global Sociology Blog criticizes pro-developed country biases in globalization by pointing to cotton exports from West Africa, hindered by domestic subsidies and import protections.
Slap Upside the Head mocks a Canadian evangelical Christian who's arguing about a transgender rights bill because transvestite serial killers would supposedly benefit from its protections.
Spacing Toronto examines the need for Toronto to renovate its aging stock of apartment housing, for safety and environmental reasons.
Wasatch Economics' Scott Peterson observes that population growth in Oregon is continuing to slow down, likely a consequence of a weak job market.
Window on Eurasia suggests that in large parts of Asian Russia, Protestants and other non-Orthodox practitioners outnumber practitioners of Orthodox Christianity (though I'd be willing to bet that people of Orthodox Christian background are still comfortably in the majority).