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February 2018

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the Waltham Forest mini-Holland: lessons for Oxford? - OxfordBlog [my rant]
the NHS should be prescribing social connection (as well as cycling) - Monbiot
cycling risks, driver education, women and teenagers - Oxford Blog [my rant]
a brief history of the Oxford English Dictionary - Guardian
a brief backgrounder to 20th century Irish history and the Good Friday Agreement - ProgressivePulse
as with the nuclear industry and Euratom, no one in the aviation industry wants to leave the European Aviation Safety Agency - CAA [PDF]
Iceland may ban infant circumcision - iNews - CNN
the Flying Spaghetti Monster speaks out on human rights - Stirrer
is Townsville Australia's future? - Guardian
France still has 100 square kilometres of "no go" zone from WWI - MessyNessyChic [via @dsquaredigest]
an introduction to the forty-year Dunedin longitudinal study - Endpoints
camels in medieval western Europe - CaitlinGreen
cars are like mice, they are lovely in the right place - RobertWeetman
an analytical look at misogyny - GuernicaMag
Brexit isn't as mad as the Hundred Years War - IrishTimes
five translations of the Mesopotamian epic - Gilgamesh [my review]
a brief history of web browser user-agent strings - WebAIM
a theological-historical detective novel - Son of Man [my review]
"walk south on Cornmarket St towards Queen St" - Google Maps
the UK immigration system is "a grotesque illiberal intrusion into the private life of individuals" - Politics
mass grave of Viking Great Army found in Repton? - CNN
Finland - Guardian
coffee disloyalty cards - OxfordBlog
Pride and Prejudice and P-Zombies - CrookedTimber
on-going ethnic cleansing in Myanmar - Amnesty
the Sydney Opera House car park is architecturally as interesting as the opera house itself - ABC [via @jmfarrow]
what's actually taking up the road space in central London - AsEasyAsRiding
Cape Town (population four million) is going to run out of water in April - NYT
is Cape Coral the world's least environmentally sustainable city? - Politico
visiting Ursula Le Guin a year and a half ago - NYer
"diagonal cumulation" and the problems the UK faces grandfathering current EU trade deals - Sussex
a novel of small town Java - Man Tiger [my review]
having fewer toys leads to more creative play - ScienceDirect [via VisbleChild]
long piece on classicist Mary Beard - Guardian
the UK has low unemployment because it has so many jobs with appalling working conditions - Guardian
whence came the popular culture obsession with good and evil, unknown to earlier myth and folk tale? - Aeon
but see this one paragraph counter
the difference between being pro-business and pro-wealth - Harrowell
privatising English state schools turns out to be expensive - Guardian
a 1986 story about Erno Rubik - Discover
persecuting the homeless won't make them disappear - Politics
road haulage is another Brexit challenge the UK needs to prepare for but isn't, along with nuclear materials supply and aviation access and safety... - @SamCoatesTimes
cuneiform cookies - AtlasObscura

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