Time to get that mental corn popping!
Some lovely pieces for #InternationalWomensDay
Today I rise. Films for Action
Jina Moore shares 16 stories that will expand your mind on IWD. Buzzfeed
Australian school boys share the stories of their female friends: why feminism is important to me.
Courtney Shea: why sports psychologist Dr. Peter Jensen works like he’s a smoker. The Globe and Mail
A Danish psychologist says “positive thinking” has turned happiness into a duty and a burden. Olivia Goldhill for Quartz.
Jen Schwartz says the secret to happiness is to simplify. Outside
The Usual Routine: why empaths act strange around inauthentic people.
Artists have structurally different brains. Melissa Hogenboom for the BBC.
Susan Storm profiles the INTJ personality. Psychology Junkie
Olivia Goldhill: Blaise Pascal understood that people are best convinced by their own data. Quartz
Rutger Bregman makes the case for universal basic income. The Guardian
The Medievalist think these ten Medieval women are worth knowing about.
Explore Canada’s great women on Canada’s History.
Paul Dalby writes about Maria Lindsay Cobham, Canada’s pirate queen. Canada’s History
Nanaboozhoo and the Wiindigo: An Ojibwe History from Colonization to the Present. Bezhigobinesikwe Elaine Fleming for Tribal College: Journal of American Indian Higher Education.
Farah Halime profiles the millennial who might be the new Einstein. Ozy
Katherine Hobson: what going to Mars will do to our minds. Five Thirty Eight
Mark Malloy reports on scientists who have discovered how to upload knowledge into your mind. The Telegraph
Ryan F. Mandelbaum reports on the observation of time crystals. Gizmodo
Dana Dovey: scientists identify the first sign of Alzheimer’s Disease. MSN
Patton Oswalt explains why pop culture gets grieving wrong. Ari Shapiro for NPR.
The second sight among Scots Irish. McCain’s Corner
George Dvorsky shares the first footage of one of the most reclusive whales in the world. Gizmodo
It’s been a long day, and you’ve earned this video of Sir Patrick Stewart greeting his new foster dog. William Hughes for the A.V. Club.
Hope you got your fill of thoughty.
Until next I blog, be well.