Another small curation this week. With all those #alternatetruths out there, I guess the world isn’t feeling too thoughty 😦 Or maybe that’s just me.
Timothy B. Lee gets a bird’s eye view of Women’s Marches all over the US. Vox
Sarah Kaplan reports on the astonishing science behind fairy rings in the desert. The Washington Post
Nunavut’s 96 year old seamstress models her clothes and advocates for traditional design. Priscilla Hwang for the CBC.
Phil Plait offered this lovely astronomical metaphor to those saddened by inauguration day: if you need strength, be like Daphnis. Slate
Katy Koontz considers fireflies: a surreal synchronized wave of light. BBC
Emily Laurence: what to do when meditation doesn’t work for you. I must admit, I’m not a good meditater. Well and Good
Samoyed sings while squeezing toy. #sammytude
All the best.
See you on the weekend for more WorldCon reportage!