Just a little thoughty for you, this week. Keep in mind that I was finishing off NaNoWriMo for half the week 😉
Some helpful advice on fact-checking:
Alex Borgella explores several theories on what makes us laugh (and why we should care). Fast Company
Joe Pitawanakwat extols the benefits of cedar bough tea on the Creators Garden blog.
Jonathan Rosen reports on how Africa has found power off the grid. MIT Technology Review
Baback A. Tafreshi lists ten of the best ancient sites for stargazing. National Geographic
Phil Plait invites us to take a swing at the stars. Slate
Jenny Woodman takes a look at the women “computers” who revolutionized astronomy (and paved the way for women in the sciences). The Atlantic
Aw, kawaii! This rescued baby wombat bonds with his caretaker. Alexandra E. Petri for National Geographic.
I hope that popped your mental corn . . . a few kernels, at least.
See you on Saturday for some WorldCon reportage.