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Birds on the move in July: BirdCast

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology has just released a summary of migration forecasting for July through BirdCast. Yes, it is cool. Here’s a taste:

Chipping Sparrows are showing up in the Southeast: 39 more words


Washington Post betitelt Deutschland als “das neue Land der Chancen für Einwanderer“

Von Lydia

In einem vor kurzem erschienenem Artikel der Washington Post untersucht die Berlin-Korrespondentin, Anthony Faiola, Deutschlands neue Rolle als das zuwanderungsreichste Land nach den USA. 337 more words

Europa Allgemein

The end of China's hated hukou system is less ground-breaking than it seems

For decades, people in China have been divided into two categories: those who hold urban hukou household registration documents, who draw on relatively generous urban social services; and those with rural hukou, who get far fewer benefits and cannot obtain government services in China’s cities. 442 more words

Guyana government embarassed again

The Ministry of Home Affairs has backed down on the birth certificate requirement for a Guyana Passport after  another court battle challenging  it was set to begin.  167 more words

Talas - or wonderful stories of bearded horse-guys and German cemeteries.

Some time ago, I left Bishkek for a weekend and visisted Talas, where the family of a friend of mine lives. Talas region is a beautiful place in a valley in between very high mountains. 1,458 more words

Central Asia

AMD's new 64-bit ARM board points way to x86 coexistence

Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) is moving closer to a motherboard that accepts both x86 and ARM chips with the shipment of its first 64-bit ARM board. 176 more words