Michael Tinkler, the Cranky Professor, contemplates"Numerology" as a way of structuring an introduction to European Studies.
Nathanael Robinson at Rhine River and Brandon Watson at Siris are discussing the"Massachusetts Liberal Senator" and"Texas Republican Fundamentalist" tropes. Nathanael also has an interesting post on the social production of space.
At Mode for Caleb, Caleb McDaniel explains why"family values" are not Christian values.
Over at Chapati Mystery, Manan Ahmed looks at efforts to ban"honor killings" in Pakistan.
At Rebunk, Derek Catsam has the net's best post on the Red Sox winning the World Series.