This week was thoughtier than usual 🙂
Dana Goodyear: can Hollywood change its ways? The New Yorker
Joseph Shapiro exposes the sexual assault epidemic that no one talks about. NPR
Zdravko Cvijetic lists 13 things you must give up to live the life you want. Uplift
Judith Graham says that good friends might be your best brain booster as you age. Scientific American
Ed Yong pays tribute to the transgender scientist who changed how we understand the brain. The Atlantic
The benefits of deep sleep and how we can get more of it. Dan Gartenberg’s TED Talk.
Holly Butcher was diagnosed with Ewings sarcoma and posted an inspirational message on the eve of her death. BoredPanda
Mya Fourstar aims for college basketball and life beyond the reserve. Jesse Dougherty for The Washington Post.
Arthur C. Clarke predicts the internet in 1962.
Dave Mosher reports on the Jupiter probe’s latest mind-bending images of the gas giant. The Business Insider
Andrew Fazekas shares his top eight must-see sky events of 2018. National Geographic
NPR’s Skunk Bear explores the sci-fi sound of singing ice.
SciShow: Egyptian Blue. Modern applications for an ancient pigment.
Shake your silk-maker: the dance of the peacock spider.
The firefly experience.
I hope something in this curation got your mental corn popping.
Be well until the weekend.