Thought Thursday is here, and you know what that means … tomorrow is Friday! Happy Friday eve!
This is why Uma Thurman is angry. Maureen Dowd for The New York Times.
Gemma Hartley says that the equal distribution of emotional labour is the key to gender equality. Harper’s Bazaar
Author Roni Loren writes a personal post about hormones, stress, and sneaky depression.
Ed Yong studied his own articles to improve the gender balance of his reporting. The Atlantic
John Pavlovitz: no, you’re not tired of being politically correct.
The Economist is thinking about natives in an era of nativism.
Hannah Devlin reports on the DNA analysis of Cheddar Man and the revelation that the first modern Britons had dark to black skin. The Guardian
Cleve R. Wootson: Maya civilisation was vaster than thought, as thousands of newly discovered structures reveal. The Washington Post
Phil Plait shares Mike Olbinski’s time-lapse storm video, Breathe. SyFy
Whistler Deep Sky II – David McColm Photography
Ashley Hamer: yes, a donut-shaped planet is technically possible. Curiosity
Tariq Malik reports on the SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket’s historic maiden voyage. Space
Andrea Morris introduces us to the woman teaching artificial intelligence about human values. Forbes
Rafi Letzter examines how an ancient virus may be responsible for human consciousness. Live Science
World War II spitfire pilot Mary Ellis from the Isle of Wight turns 100. BBC
Dangerous Minds profiles the Victorian woman who drew pictures of ghosts.
The astonishing science of what trees feel and how they communicate. Peter Wohlleben’s The Hidden Life of Trees. Maria Popova, Brain Pickings.
Hooria Jazaieri points out three things we still don’t know about meditation (and how to read studies critically). Mindful
Steven Parton explores the science of happiness and why complaining is literally killing you. Curious Apes
Mohammed Al-Mosaiwi: people with depression are more likely to say certain words. Quartz
Truth Potato tells it like it is. Bored Panda
Piper, a short film by Disney Pixar.
I hope something in this mix got your mental corn popping.
Be well until the weekend.