Get your mental corn popping with some thoughty this Thursday.
Gloria Hillard reports on how abused wolves and troubled teens find solace in each other. NPR
Kelly McGonigal: how to make stress your friend. TED Talks 2013 (yes, it’s old, but it’s good)
Aida Edemariam delves into Roxane Gay and her philosophy: “Public discourse rarely allows for nuance. And see where that’s gotten us.” The Guardian
Mark Lorch: the periodic tables we almost had. Quartz
Neel V. Patel introduces us to Farout, the newest, most distant member of our solar system. Popular Science
SciShow Space considers why it’s so hard to land on Mars.
And then, they compile several of their videos to tell you everything your need to know to live on Mars.
Michael Greshko wonders, now that China’s landed on the far side of the moon, what’s next? National Geographic
The “snowman” shape of Ultima Thule is revealed by NASA’s New Horizons. Jonathan Amos for the BBC.
Thanks for visiting. I hope you found something inspiring in the mix.
Until next tipsday, be well, be kind, and stay strong. The world needs your stories, my friends!