26 August 2018

Sunday Sundries

Miscellaneous items I found of interest during the week.

Library and Archives Canada Census Research Guide

Currently on summer hiatus and featuring some of theirmost popular and favourite posts from the past year.

Ancestor of all life on Earth evolved earlier than we thought, according to our new timescale
(Your ∞-times great grandparents!)

Assessing the Global Climate in July 2018
The global land and ocean temperature departure from average for July 2018 was the fourth highest for the month of July in the NOAA global temperature dataset record, which dates back to 1880. The year-to-date (January-July) global temperature was also the fourth warmest such period on record.

Jason Furman Book Recommendations

Racist jokes return – but ‘freedom of speech’ punchline falls flat

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