Thoughty Thursday is back with a thick, frosty shake of inspiration-y, research-y bits. Just watch you don’t get a brain freeze ;)
Ten words every girl should learn. Alternet.
Surprise, surprise . . . Men who harass women online are, quite literally, losers. The Washington Post.
Matt McGorry provides a Twitter lecture on why responding to #BlackLivesMatter with #AllLivesMatter is pure dip-shittery. Buzzfeed. Peeps have tried this before with #YesAllWomen/#NotAllMen etc. What’s the best way to promote social injustice? Waste energy denying you’re part of the problem/trying to distract from the real solution. #MethinksTheyProtestTooMuch
No, it’s not your opinion. You’re just wrong. The Houston Press.
Danielle Seewalker invites us to meet the generation of incredible Native American women fighting to preserve their culture. Marie Claire.
If your dream is calling to you, are you willing to answer? Anna Lovind guest posts on Carri-Anne Moss’s Annapurna Living.
Anna, on her own blog, writing about how to address fear in your creative life.
i09’s True Crime beat presents the mystery of Agatha Christie’s disappearance. In response, a friend posted this article from The Guardian (from 2006, no less), which reveals the cause. Either way, Doctor Who got it wrong (OMG!).
NASA shares their “blue marble” gallery via National Geographic.
NASA’s Kepler mission discovers a bigger, older Earth-like planet. Please note: the images you may have seen in media are artists’ concepts. There’s no way Kepler could see that kind of detail :)
The science of stress: Our emotions affect our susceptibility to burnout and disease. BrainPickings.
I’m not sure why, but i09 ranks the five best and worst demons by which to be possessed.
Weird, but marvelous: a wearable hummingbird feeder. Incredible Things.
Here’s a feel-good puppy story for you. Just because. Good.
See you Saturday for the Ad Astra 2015 wrap post and the next chapter update.