Since I’m a learning mutt, the stuff that interests me runs the gamut. I hope something here pops you mental corn. They did mine 🙂
This week, a couple of disturbing images were shared online about vulnerable populations in downtown Sudbury. I will not share them. My brave and thoughtful friend, Kim Fahner, was moved to post about it: a reflection on despair, mental health, and being mindful of one another when it’s not always popular to do so. Choose compassion people. There but for the grace of God go I. The Republic of Poetry
A group of young people on Manitoulin Island spent the last month crafting a birch bark canoe like their Anishnaabe ancestors. CBC’s “Up North” with Waubgeshig Rice.
Marina Koren tells the story of JoAnn Morgan, the Apollo engineer who almost want allowed in the control room. The Atlantic
It’s okay to be smart tries to figure out why we haven’t found evidence of other technological civilizations in the galaxy yet.
Physics Girl follows up with how we’re looking for life within our solar system.
Marjan Yazdi invites us to learn about the ancient art of henna-making in modern-day Iran. Ozy
Bob Holmes reveals how archaeologists study the common peoples of the past. Knowledgeable
SciShow Psych looks at the sunk cost fallacy.
Neville Ellis considers hope and mourning in the Anthropocene: understanding ecological grief. The Conversation
It’s okay to be smart considers the wood wide web.
Thank you for stopping by. This weekend, I’ll be composing my next chapter update for July. You’re welcome back if you want to find out what I’ve been up to.
Until then, be well!