The Soviet collapse
A very interesting article by Yegor Gaidar from 2007 about his work on the collapse of the Soviet Union, with important insights and lessons for many of today's societies and international organizations. A quote:

[...] authoritarian regimes, although displaying a fa├žade of strength, are fragile in crisis. In conditions of relative stability, society is prepared to tolerate the lack of real elections. People are prepared to come to terms with this situation as an inevitable and habitual evil. But they will do so only until the country encounters a seri- ous challenge [...]

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Posted: 2024-02-19
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The Winterkeeper
A documentary about the life of Steven Fuller, the longtime Yellowstone winterkeeper. And, here is his story from the Mountain Journal.
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Posted: 2023-12-20
Category: Video
Light Pollution
A very interesting high-resolution resource for light pollution maps. Here is an example of continental Europe:

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Posted: 2023-11-06
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Reappearing borders
The Schengen agreement, abolishing internal border controls, is probably one of the most significant achievements for European cooperation in the past half-century. Yet, temporarily reintroduced border controls seem to appear for various reasons lately. Below is a link to the (continuously updated) list. It is a sad read for the future of European integration.
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Posted: 2023-10-27
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The Barbican

This is an image post.
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Posted: 2023-09-27
Category: Photo
Submarine cable map
A very interesting map with submarine cables from all over the world.
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Posted: 2023-07-14
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