Just a little thoughty this week.
Canada is not 150 years old. Greg and Mitch (ASAP Thought and ASAP Science)
Ossie Michelin explains how to talk about Indigenous people. CBC
Dan Van Winkle: at Cannes, Jessica Chastain calls out the real problem with how women are portrayed in film. The Mary Sue
Neuroscience reveals four rituals that contribute to happiness. Eric Barker for Ladders.
Bec Crew reports that only half of your friends actually like you. Science Alert
Natalie Zarrelli reveals the knitting spies of WWII. Atlas Obscura
Phil Plait: we thought Jupiter was weird; now we’re finding out just how weird. Blastr
Later in the week, Phil reports how astronomers may have seen a star collapse directly into a black hole. And then, two merging black holes, 3 billion light years away send ripples of spacetime through Earth.
Veritasium covers the two black holes merging, too.
Anthony Brooks reports on Brisco the pit bull, who rescued his owner’s neighbors from a home invasion. Good dog! The Miami Gazette
I hope something in that lot got your mental corn popping 🙂
See you on the weekend.
Be well until then.