Lookie, lookie, there’s a lot here to get your mental corn popping.
Chris Lonsdale reports on how Silicon Valley is teaching language to machines. Venture Beat
Jackson Landers: Harry Houdini was an ingenious inventor but didn’t want anyone to know about it. The Smithsonian Magazine
Alice Park discovers that a sedentary lifestyle can age you as many as eight years. Time
Chris Buckley and Adam Wu report on the disappearing Datang fishers. The New York Times
Medievalists.net reports on Rheged, the early medieval kingdom recently discovered in Galloway.
Hedges are the life-giving arteries of the land. Fionnuala Fallon for The Irish Times.
Liz Langley reports on how hummingbirds survive the winter. National Geographic
Carolanne Wright reports on the Harvard psychologist who says ADHD is largely a fraud. Wake Up World
Chitra Ramaswamy shares the secrets of people who never get sick. The Guardian
Alexandra Shimo learns first-hand about the high cost of food on First Nations Reserves. TVO
Gloria Galloway: a private donor funds Wapekeka’s suicide-prevention program. The Globe and Mail
Waking Times points out that 20 million Muslims marched in protest against ISIS, and mainstream media ignored it.
Matt Novak shares Carl Sagan’s eerie prediction. Paleofuture
You need to watch Aziz Ansari’s wonderful SNL monologue. Mother Jones
And here’s Ashley Judd’s epic rap:
For a little balance, Kid President explains how to disagree with someone 🙂
ASAP Thought: why you should never stop protesting.
More social consciousness raising. Prince EA: I am not black.
Now for some kawaii. Zoos get into epic #cuteanimaltweetoff. Bored Panda
Be well, be kind, and keep protesting!