A few articles to get your mental corn popping.
Not that bad. Katy Kati Kate: momming your ass off
Jennifer Wright: women are afraid men will murder them. Harper’s Bazaar
Suzannah Weiss offers a psychological explanation for why compliments are so embarrassing. The Cut
Kaya Oaks shares what medieval women taught her about being 40. On Being
Judith Graham reveals the secret to keeping your brain sharp as you grow older. It may be simpler than you think. Business Insider
Anika Burgess: the secret paths that led Ireland’s Catholics to forbidden mass. Atlas Obscura
Nikhil Sonnad explains that it’s tea if by sea and cha if by land and why the world has two words for tea. Quartz
Paul Cooper expounds on the timeless allure of ruins. BBC
Jenn M. Jackson: Martin Luther King Jr. was more radical than we remember. Teen Vogue
The extraordinary life of Nikola Tesla. Richard Gunderman for The Smithsonian Magazine.
Bored Panda features photographs from the world’s coldest village.
Monitoring the wildlife overpass on highway 69, March 20, 2017.
Be well until the weekend!