Welcome to thoughty Thursday where the goal is to get your mental corn popping!
That Phoenix debacle that keeps popping up from time to time in my social media feeds or these curations? Yeah, that one. Here’s a video that may help explain things:
Sarah DiGiulio explains why your weird dreams actually make a lot of sense (according to neuroscience and psychology). NBC News
Megan Feldman Bettencourt: how forgiveness has been weaponized against women. In other words, to truly forgive someone, they have to be held accountable. Harper’s Bazaar
Linda Rodriguez McRobbie reports on the dead beneath London’s streets. Smithsonian Magazine
SciShow introduces us to the incredible biodiversity of Lake Baikal—plus, extremophiles!
Matt Reynolds examines the almighty tussle over whether we should talk to aliens or not. SETI, METI, and the arguments for and against. Wired
Stephanie Pappas: humans contribute to the Earth’s wobble. Scientific American
SciShow Space looks at the Dark Matter vs. MOND debate.
Eric Mack: NASA turns 60 and it’s reinventing itself for the SpaceX era. Cnet
Adrien Mauduit shares his time-lapse video of the skies over Tenerife:
Florence + the Machine cover Tori Amos’s “Cornflake Girl.”
I hope you found something interesting in this edutainment mix.
This weekend, I’ll be posting my next chapter update for September.
Until then, be well, my writerly friends 🙂