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[links] Link salad, Wednesday edition

Zoot suit riots — From the department of things I didn't know I didn't know. I'm familiar with the Haymarket Riot, the Pullman strike, the Port Chicago incident, and a number of other events in labor history, but this one fell outside my educational splash zone.

The inestimable J. Steven York talks about Linux as a writer's OS — While you're at it, check out his Minions at Work blog, also in LJ syndication at minions_at_work.

The history of donuts is briefly discussed in comments on my blog

Social dreaming among the amoeba — Weird. Very weird.

Giant glass worms on Mars — Or maybe not. Plus bonus phrase "subsolar azimuth."

Sea turtles and a diet of glass

A detailed discussion of Bollywood

Stalin's mother

Transgender manager at Microsoft

A Muslim's guide to space travel
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