Let’s get that mental corn a-poppin’, shall we?
Terri Windling muses upon the death of the year. Myth & Moor
Shahan Russell writes about the mysterious death of Rasputin, the Siberian monk who brought down the Tsar of Russia. War History Online
The Medievalists present the medieval walking dead. Better that the latest series premiere? You be the judge.
Michael Livingston delves into the medieval origins of Hallowe’en. Tor.com
Debby Banham and Christine Voth explore the diagnosis and treatment of wounds in Old English medical collections. Medievalists
Archaeologists make a baffling Celtic find in France. The Vintage News
Ben Thomas shares his research into four great African empires that astonished the world. Medium
Discover Sanxingdui, the ancient Chinese city that’s older than Rome. The Vintage News
The tragedy of Meagen Pilon and human trafficking in Sudbury. Laura Stradiotto for The Sudbury Star.
“Bitch.” Brave New Voices
Anxiety is an invalid excuse. Just Cut the Bullshit
Ephrat Livni: scientists explain how happiness makes us less creative. Quartz
Alan Watts – why your life is not a journey.
Andrew Griffin reports on signals from outer space that scientists believe could be messages from aliens. The Independent
Laura Parker digs into bioinspiration, the thrilling new science that could transform medicine. The Guardian
The man once thought to have spread HIV to America has been cleared by science. James Gallagher for the BBC.
Adam Capay’s treatment reflects poorly on corrections and on government. On all of us, really. The Globe and Mail
Remember Jumpy, the dog who does parkour? Well, he’s also the smartest dog in Hollywood. Amy Nicholson for MTV News.
Moar dog shaming? Oh yeah! I waste so much time
Cosmic guinea pig.
The Pentatonix cover Hallelujah.
Thoughty Thursday will return, December 8th.
And watch for my two-month next chapter update on December 3rd.
Then, you can find out what I was doing instead of blogging in the month of November 🙂
Be well until then!