Diana Pitaru of Psych Central wonders, are we afraid of losing our darkness?
The trouble with bright girls. Psychology Today.
Anita Sarkeesian is just getting started. Bloomberg Businessweek. One of my favourite bits: “Harassment is the background radiation of my life.” And still she fights on. The definition of courage.
Alanah Pearce has started reporting young harassers to their moms. The Huffington Post.
Trauma dog helps victims on the stand during sexual abuse trial. The Huffington Post.
It’s hard to believe it’s been 25 years since the Montreal Massacre was perpetrated. Poet Penn Kemp posted about some of the commemorative and healing events taking place.
Abandoned and tragic places are fascinating to me. Drone footage of the Chernobyl exclusion zone from IFLS.
Thanks to Phil Plait for posting this wonderful video on his Slate Bad Astronomy column.
Cymatics, the science of sound from Nigel Stanford.
Cody C. Delistraty of The Atlantic wonders, can creativity be learned? What a new study reports.
Walking helps us think. The New Yorker.
Veritasium. Why innovation in education is not the end of the teacher.
Reasons you should move to Finland. Buzzfeed. We have most of this stuff right here in Canada, though, especially in Sudbury, Thunder Bay, and many other northern communities where the Finnish have settled. My last name? Finnish 🙂 Yes, my mom has a sauna and makes Finn bun. Om-a-nom-a-nom-a-nom.
I only hope this is true. The Huffington Post.
Kawaii time with Buzzfeed: 21 reasons to be thankful for your dog.
Stanley the Airedale talks to his mom on the phone.