Topics run the gamut in this week’s batch of thoughty. I was hard pressed to know how best to present it all. I hope nothing jars too much. Then again, sometimes you need a week jolt to get the big squishy (brain) into gear 😉
This is why Finland has the best schools. The Syndey Morning Herald.
National Arts Centre to launch indigenous theatre in 2019. The Globe and Mail.
Tay exposes the lies we tell ourselves about racists. New Republic. Peter Bright reviews the Tay AI debacle for Ars Technica.
UN Women ask men and women to switch roles:
One woman tells her story of reporting sexual abuse. The Globe and Mail.
Scaachi Koul: I hope the Ghomeshi verdict makes you fucking furious. You know? It really does. Buzzfeed.
Barbara Moran writes about her mother’s death and how it indicates a greater system failure. The New York Times.
University Affairs devotes an entire issue to mental health and universities.
Brenda Knowles knows how to save an introvert/extrovert relationship.
Kira Asatryan offers six simple strategies for being happy alone. Time Magazine.
ASAP Thought. Should you trust your astrological sign?
Einstein is (almost) always right. It’s okay to be smart.
The equinox isn’t what you think it is. It’s okay to be smart.
19 pieces on non-human DNA found in the human genome. Yup we got junk in there. IFLS.
Covão dos conchos. A-MA-zing! The real interesting part in about 2:25.
Looks like Monty Python had it right. Rabbits (in medieval times) were deadly! The Poke.
Explore the tear-filled (and slightly creepy) world of Marina Bychkova’s dolls.
The White Wolf Pack shares these lovely photos of ravens. Have I even mentioned that corvus corvus rocks my world? 😉
Hope something in this mix gets those fingers moving on the keyboard. Inspiration’s what this is all about.
All the best until Saturday when my next chapter update lands!