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November 2018

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preparing to refight the last war: Japan upgrades its aircraft carriers - Guardian
esoteric personal datasets - @stefpos
the e-waste nightmare in the toy box - Mashable
Python's founder works to improve open source diversity - Forbes
Oxford street design failures: Boundary Brook to Howard St - Oxford Blog
trying to work out why and how wombats have cubic poo - PBS
discoveries about Inca knot-writing - NewScientist
Clement Attlee took in a Jewish child refugee in 1939 - Guardian
the fight against malaria is at a standstill - NYT
"there were an estimated 220 million cases of malaria last year, and about 435,000 deaths"
an introduction to the International Phonetic Alphabet - LanguageBasecamp
Golden Awards, Dojo points, and behaviour colours - Oxford Blog
UK Supreme Court refuses appeal against application - so on 27 November the ECJ will rule on whether an Article 50 notification is unilaterally revocable - SupremeCourt [via @davidallengreen]
mathematics, approaching six - Oxford Blog
how the Democratic Republic of the Congo is stamping out sleeping sickness: a photo-essay - Guardian
plans to pedestrianise central Paris (arr 1-4) - BBC
trying really hard to kill any joy in primary school mathematics - ThirdSpaceLearning
why we need difficult books - Guardian
a large part of England's "National Cycle Network" is impassable or unsafe - Guardian
even Tory loyalists are unhappy about a choice "between vassalage and chaos" - Medium
some interesting teacher tips for reading instruction - ChrisChivers
twelve medieval books - Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts [my review]
a comedy of manners in a French village - The Alphonse Courrier Affair [my review]
"poor-quality medicines can kill you even if you don’t take them" - Mosaic
"the will of the people" is a very un-British idea - Politics
Monbiot goes after one of the UK's sacred cows (or is that a Nubian ibex?) - Guardian
trying to describe the natural world while avoiding politics is hugely distorting
will the Andenpakt "white boys club" come back after Merkel? - AlJazeera
teaching girls to help each other - WP
the kilogram is about to be redefined! - @MaxFagin
"baseline testing" of four year olds will exacerbate social inequality - LeedsTrinity
the UK ploughs ahead with new roads, ignoring looming climate catastrophe - Forbes
classic book covers, animated - Vimeo

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