Pop that mental corn! It’s good for you!
Petula Dvorak: Mary Magdelene has been reviled as a prostitute. That’s not how she was portrayed in the Bible. The Washington Post
Angela Gemmill reports on the latest developments on a new combined art gallery and library for Sudbury. CBC
Drew Hayden Taylor considers smudging to be spiritual, but not religious. The Globe and Mail
Caitlin Thompson reports on the Heiltsuk village that is three times older than the pyramids and what it means for indigenous oral history. Coast Mountain News
Michaeleen Doucleff explains how scientists cracked a 50 year old mystery about measles. NPR
Andrew North: how Mongolia is getting palliative care right. Quartz
Belinda Luscombe: Sheryl Sandberg’s new book, Option B, is a guide for finding life after the death of a loved one. Time
Robyn Reisch explains why intelligent people choose to be less social. Intelligence.com
Dan Dowling says, here’s why you can’t stay focused. Entrepreneur
Olga Khazan examines recent studies that may prove difficult childhoods can improve cognition. The Atlantic
Alice G. Walton lists seven habits that may actually improve brain function. Forbes
Yes, you can measure white privilege. Michael Harriot for The Root.
Stephen Hui: five reasons why we should stop calling white people “Caucasian.” The Georgia Straight
Hannah Devlin discovers why AI programs exhibit racial and gender biases. The Guardian
Natalie Wolchover covers the retiree who discovered an elusive mathematical proof. Wired
Rob Waugh: Hubble just spotted something massive coming out of Uranus. Yes, you may giggle. Metro
Phil Plait shares a video from the ESA’s Gaia project: how the sky may look in 5 million years. Blastr
Physicists say they’ve created a fluid with negative mass. Holy crap is right. Fiona MacDonald for Science Alert.
It’s okay to be smart looks at the relationship between dogs and humans.
And minute earth cover the feline side of the tale. Tail?
See you on the weekend!
Be well, my lovelies 🙂