The thoughty is a little more substantial this week.
Jim C. Hines considers all that “pro-life” encompasses, or what it should.
Darius Foroux says, the purpose of life is not happiness, but usefulness. Medium
Emily J. Smith: the art of being completely alone. Medium
Christopher D. Connors lists the ten qualities of an emotionally intelligent person. Medium
Brian Handwerk reveals that the benefits of probiotics might not be so clear cut. The Smithsonian Magazine
Sarah Chodosh explains how much your food waste harms the environment. Popular Science
Jane C. Hu goes inside the all-female trek to the north pole. Wired
New Evidence of Water on Jupiter! SciShow Space
Eric Mack celebrates NASA’s 60th anniversary: all about the space agency’s past, present, and future. CNet
True Facts: Bobbit Worm and Polychaete Pals – Ze Frank
I hope something in this modest curation got your mental corn popping.
Until next Tipsday, be well, be kind, and stay strong. The world needs your stories!