It’s a mixed bag of thoughty inspiration and entertainment this week to get your mental corn popping 🙂
Everyone is born creative, but schools educate us out of it. Tham Khai Meng for The Guardian.
Self-described woodland hellbitch Rachael Stephen wants to become more informed (since the world is on fire).
Dhruv Khullar: how social isolation is killing us. The New York Times
Alex Pasternack examines the vast, secretive face database that could instantly ID you in a crowd. Fast Company
Andrew Rosenblum: the factories of the future could float in space. Popular Mechanics
Mike Wall reports on the new campaign that hopes to produce a picture of a black hole. Space
Canker sores are … ew. But the Sci Show has some tips to fend them off and make them go away more quickly.
Veritasium looks at the Bayesian Theorem and its applications (including spam).
Joobin Bekhrad looks at Zoroastrianism, the obscure religion that shaped the west. BBC
Ephrat Livni reports that the Japanese practice of “forest bathing” has been scientifically proven to improve health. Quartz
Kabul’s Wushu warriors.
Signe Dean: squid and octopus evolution is officially weirder than we imagined. Science Alert
Pentatonix covers Bohemian Rhapsody.
I hope something got the ideas pinging off the inside of your skull (mental popcorn).
Be well until the weekend. Virtual hugs.