Friday Blogaround

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Coturnix: A Farewell to Scienceblogs: the Changing Science Blogging Ecosystem

Historiann and Tenured Radical host a three-part discussion of Terry Castle's essay collection The Professor: Part I; Part II; Part III

BPS Research Digest blog: The unsung pioneers in the study of prejudice

In The only thing as annoying as colorism..., Samia asks, among other things, "can we stop perpetuating the fair = white-looking thing in modern journalism. That shit is so Brothers Grimm."

Bear Market News: Feds raid goat cheese maker, seize 12-year-old girl’s computer (a third time)

Andy: 'God Loves Gay Robin': Comic-Con Laughs Fred Phelps Out Of Town

Aaron Riccio reviews Snoo Wilson's play about Alan Turing, Lovesong of the Electric Bear (Note: I think framing Turing's court-ordered chemical castration as his being "medically unman[ned]" is a problem; it's an interesting review nonetheless, but be prepared for that language.)

Lakshmi: Somebody's feeling a little snippy

Via Tayari Jones, The She Writes Passion Project contest is open until August 1st.

Mike Lisieski: Neuromuscular Dynamics of Octopus Arm Movements

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