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July 2018

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some preparation in Dover (and Kent) for a no deal Brexit - Sky
octonions can't keep their tentacles out of theoretical physics - Quanta
Arabic was an official language in Israel for over 70 years - 972mag
picturebooks for 11 year olds - smithsmm [via @MrEFinch]
a visualisation of Amsterdam's new restrictions on motor traffic - @kentslundberg
what Britons will be losing with EU Freedom of Movement: an ABC - @eberlmat
"Blockchain systems are supposed to be more trustworthy, but in fact they are the least trustworthy systems in the world." - Medium
woman with 46,XY karyotype gives birth to 46,XY daughter - JCEM
Elizabeth von Arnim's _Enchanted April_ - AlbionBeatnik
a pilot project teaching the history of Partition in British schools - Runnymede Trust
Alfred Döblin's _Berlin Alexanderplatz_ - EigerMonchJungfrau
the best-off schools get money from the Condition Improvement Fund - SchoolsWeek
the HS2 rail line won't provide adequate cycle crossings - Guardian
"children living in Quainton, who go to school two miles away, will not be able to ride to school after phase 1 of HS2 is built"
the Swedish Academy sounds like a bit of an embarassment - Guardian
UK schools move to ban the school run - Guardian
some thoughts on graded readers - OxfordBlog
Assignment Expressions: the Python Enhancement Proposal that broke Guido - Python
charting street orientations in 25 world cities - GeoffBoeing
Nevis: an offshore financial haven - Guardian
the BBC has not just been biased on Brexit, it has been completely deficient - NYROB
how Merkel got the Chinese to release Liu Xiaobo's wife - NYT
a really nice children's literature blog - RhinoReads
reading at five and a half - OxfordBlog
Ethiopia and Eritrea restore diplomatic ties after twenty years - CBC
Oxford is a boiling frog - OxfordBlog
No intrinsic gender differences in children's earliest numerical abilities - Nature [via @gringene_bio]
something went wrong with US health spending starting in 1980 - NYT
my experiences with Transferwise's foreign exchange services - Oxford Blog
"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all models are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creators with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are a DOI, Runability and Inclusion in the CMIP ensemble mean." - RealClimate
noise pollution is a serious health problem - Guardian
"the powers of regulation are an exercise in mutual collaboration with the aim of collective gain" - OpenDemocracy
the power of combinatorics - A Course in Enumeration [my review]
Denmark now has second-class "ghetto" citizens - NYT
National Infrastructure Commission (Gilligan) report on Oxbridge cycling - NIC
"New roadbuilding within these cities is impossible. Light rail is expensive and slow to deliver. There isn't even room in the centres of these cities for more buses."
free audio of Tove Jansson's Moomin story "The Invisible Child" - Moomin

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