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March 2018

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tampering with balls is not acceptable, but it's ok for Australian sportsmen to beat up women - MSN
there is no way technology can deliver a frictionless Northern Ireland border - Politics
when media "impartiality" gives ignorance the same space as expertise - NewStatesman
Vienna is getting an IKEA with zero parking spaces - @bruteforceblog
Barcelona creates "superblocks" to get human-friendly streets - Vox
stripping fundamental rights from 4 million people, with a bunch of lies - @mediawhizz
the UK Home Office implementing its "hostile environment" - Guardian
Barcelona has the most densely populated 1km square in Europe - Guardian
"expensive incrementalism" in transport planning: an Oxford example - OxfordBlog
Michelle Bachelet's legacy in Chile - AmericasQuarterly
in the Australian Capital Territory, you can be fined $3000 for cycling without a helmet (which is more than the maximum possible motor vehicle speeding fine) - SHG
"point and call" safety on Japan's railways - AtlasObscura
taking patriarchal culture down bit by bit: the new 'Tomb Raider' movie - Junkee
Langlands wins the Abel Prize - AbelPrize
British children living in Britain are going to lose rights as a result of Brexit (to have non-EU carers live with them) - @mattholehouse
London's Blackfriars Bridge shows bicycles can be 5x more space-efficient than motor traffic - @AsEasyAsRiding
and that's with some buses in the traffic mix!
Brexit and Africa - @IncompetentMay
A Language Spotter's Guide to Europe - Lingo [my review]
Dover isn't going to be ready for even a bit of "friction" in 2.75 years, let alone in 1 - Sky
Hindu fanatics attack a film whose major problems appear to be misogyny and Islamaphobia... - Cherwell
"For two decades, successive British governments put profits over security and underestimated the danger of hosting unscrupulous kleptocrats in their country" - WP
An Egalitarian Defence of the Marriage-Free State - Against Marriage [my review]
for Korea to accept EU parts in cars as "British", the UK may have to accept Chinese parts in Korean cars as "Korean"... - CER
even the libertarians have discovered walkable cities - AdamSmith
the origins of Pama-Nyungan (Australia's largest language family) - Conversation
infatuation and mission in small-town India - The Painter of Signs [my review]
the Warburg Effect: energy generation in cancer cells - Medium
selecting a photo for the "Human" article on Wikipedia - Wire
I gave up on Pinker long ago: outside his field, he bumbles and stumbles - Monbiot
the Confederation of British Industry calls for less rote-learning in schools - TES
no fairy godmother: the economic implications of Brexit - OpenDemocracy
tweet summary of "The Science of Science" article in Science - @michael_nielsen
the reality of low unemployment rates in the UK - BusinessInsider
the European Parliament's vision of an EU-UK association agreement - @nick_gutteridge
on the origins of "tree-hugger" - EarthIsland
abandon toxic masculinity and let boys be girly - HarpersBazaar
projecting the original colours onto an Egyptian temple - Met
in Kentucky, child marriage is still legal - NewsWeek
what cards does the UK actually hold in the Brexit negotiations? - @EmporersNewC
("Not, as some believe, Mr Bun the Baker, Pikachu, a Shadowmage, a fireball spell, and the Fool")
the ongoing nonsense that is "race science" - Guardian
meet neglected tropical disease melioidosis - MosaicScience [via @lizbatty]
the UK government doesn't actually want to crack down on white-collar crime - Bloomberg
cities for children: Tirana, Rotterdam, Bogota, Lexington, Vancouver - Guardian

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