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May 2016

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Leave or Remain? a fundamental asymmetry - OxfordBlog [my thoughts]
Pterosaurs: Natural History, Evolution, Anatomy [my review]
early bedtimes are better for children - Slate
another round in de Broglie-Bohm versus Copenhagen - Quanta
UK "no religion" jumps from 25% to 48% in three years?! - Guardian
Israel's new defence minister is a thug - Guardian
skeptics should take on the hard targets, not just the easy ones - SciAm
the Second Indochina War is still killing people - NYer
Arnold Lobel, Frog and Toad and the Self - Atlantic
Iran's prospects for a nuclear bomb have been curtailed - NYROB
working in Switzerland compared to working in the United States - Vox
Australia is fine with illegal immigrants, it only hates legal asylum seekers - GlobalPost
"women are now pinballing among the worst of all the dating systems that have come before" - NYer
high resolution modelling of the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation - RealClimate
typography matters - ProPublica [via Matty]
Trident is for Britain what a bazooka is for a tramp - Guardian
New South Wales increasingly seems like a police state - Vice
51 and 57 are the most popular false-primes - IOdical [via @divbyzero]
even if possible, a "Swiss option" for the UK doesn't seem attractive - InFacts
the first intellectual biography of David Hume? - NYROB
Philip Pullman on comics - Guardian [via Anna]
the Nakba is part of Jewish Israeli history too - SMH
more on the insanity of the UK primary school grammar testing - RedOnline
the rich pay less for toilet paper than the poor - Atlantic
how to identify common languages that use Latin alphabets - TheWeek [via @divbyzero]
exploring an online archive of Russian Futurist publications - OpenCulture
the Catholic church will (create a commission to) consider the historical precedents for allowing women to serve as deacons - NCR
Insects, Pterosaurs, Birds, Bats and the Evolution of Animal Flight - On the Wing [my review]
football hooligans and cyclists - AsEasyAsRiding
when you're a billionaire, "insecurity is fantastic" - Guardian
octopus genomes sound fascinating - Nature
Hamburg got a container port, but is it sustainable? - Guardian
The First Crusade: The Call From the East [my review]
a nice overview of the challenges posed by global warming - Climate Shock [chapter 1 PDF]
a guide to bad data - Quartz [via Cosma]
Erik Olin Wright on capitalism, socialism, a universal basic income and more - Jacobin [via Cosma]
(I really should write that review of _Envisioning Real Utopias_ sometime)
Aristotle, On Trolling - J-APA [via Cosma]
how Jane Jacobs saved New York from Robert Moses - Guardian
car, bus and truck drivers kill a person a week in London - VisonZeroLondon
applying forensic archaeology to the Operation Reinhard death camps - Sapiens
a Korean love story and social critique - Pavane for a Dead Princess [my review]
Lyme disease sounds like one of the nastier common diseases going around - Conversation
teaching consent - @lizandrade

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