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Sunday 20 Aug 2017 | 14:14 | SYDNEY
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18 December 2008 14:15

  • Russia is offering Lebanon 10 MiG-29 fighers. Any chance they're the same aircraft Algeria returned because of their 'inferior quality'?
  • Foreigners living in China were paid to attend a petroleum exhibition so that the event would look international. (H/t Marginal Revolution.)
  • Also from China, how to beat Pizza Hut's rule that you can only take from the salad bar as much as will fit into one bowl.
  • One for the students: with so much academic publishing appearing online, some tips about how to organise your research. (H/t Drezner.)
  • For emergencies: if you're about to travel, here's a discussion of various iPhone applications to help you find the nearest public amenity anywhere in the world.

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