Last week’s distressing news: another terrorist attack in Kenya. BBC.
Rinelle Harper gives a voice to the missing and murdered. The Globe and Mail.
The Boston Globe revisits Fukishima. Yes. Four years later, they are still cleaning up.
Related: Can you be socially conscious and happy? Vice.
Some writers, like Chuck Wendig, have cancelled conference and convention appearances. Others, like Kameron Hurley, feel that despite their personal objections to Indiana’s new law, they a) don’t have the profile to make their non-appearance meaningful or financially viable, and b) don’t want to punish their fans by failing to show. It’s an interesting discussion.
Vsauce presents, the science of awkward:
HGTV goes inside Europe’s abandoned castles and chateaus.
Stanford’s new “pathfinding” class is pretty awesome. Wish I had that option when I went to university. Fast Company.
How to take a day off. Raptitude.com.
How good is your eyesight? ASAP Science:
Philip Ball of the BBC writes about some of the best and oddest science-inspired music he’s discovered.
It turns out Carl Sagan’s billions of billions is about right:
The BBC shares this awesome infographic timeline of the future.
Strange but touching: dogs gather at the funeral of a woman who fed hungry animals. The Huffington Post.
This is just a bit of fun: 17 reasons you might have been thought a witch in 1692. Mental Floss.
Lindsey Stirling’s new video for “Take Flight” is Echser-esque 🙂
Walk off the Earth’s new video, Rule the World:
And that is your edutainment for the week.
Since I’m heading to Ad Astra this weekend, there may not be a Saturday post. I’ll try, but I can’t guarantee.
The good news: convention reportage will commence soon 🙂