Thoughty Thursday’s here with a mixed bag of edutainment to get your mental corn popping!
Jamie Shreeve: if life exists beyond Earth, how do we find it? National Geographic
SciShow reveals what scientists have discovered to date about Stonehenge—and how much more remains to be learned.
Sharanya Deepak investigates how climate change has put Kashmir’s saffron under threat. Eater
David Roberts looks at the California coalition tackling one of the hardest, unsexist aspects of climate policy. Vox
Messy Nessy Chic profiles the real ice queens: women who conquered the cold wearing corsets.
SciShow Psych looks at the enneagram personality types and the science (or lack thereof) that supports them.
Ross Andersen reveals how scientists are totally reconsidering animal cognition. The Atlantic
Last weekend, I shared a picture of two pileated woodpeckers dancing around a tree trunk on social media. This is what they were up to 😉
Sarah Zhang figures out why we think cats are psychopaths. It’s just “resting cat face.” The Atlantic
True facts about the lemur. Ze Frank. Man, I’ve missed these!
Thanks for stopping by. I hope you found something inspiring in thoughty Thursday.
This weekend, I’ll be posting my monthly next chapter update.
Until then, be well, my friends.