And now, it’s time to get your mental corn popping.
‘They have become the new religion’: Esther Perel says we expect too much from relationships. “Out in the open” with Piya Chattopadhyay on CBC.
Why the trend of surveilling strangers online proves we are horrible. This ties in to the post I shared by Kim Fahner last week and why we should resist objectifying others for our amusement or sense of superiority. “Spark” with Nora Young on CBC.
Allie Volpe explains why kids invent imaginary friends. Guess us writers just never grew up 😉 The Atlantic
SciShow Psych looks at the differences between men and women who are diagnosed with ADHD.
Ethan Siegal: today is not 24 hours long. Forbes
Dr. Becky observes the cartwheel galaxy. Space is weird
The BBC reports on the discovery of a clay tablet on which the oldest extract of Homer’s Odyssey has been found. Struggled for a while over whether to post this in Tipsday or here on Thoughty Thursday, but the latter won out, because archeology.
Chris Dawson: North Bay unrolls its first accessible beach mat. The Northern Life
Jeffery DelViscio explains how a bionic hand helps amputees “feel” again. Scientific American
Martin Giles wonders, is AI the next big climate change threat? We have no idea. MIT Technology Review
Massive ice melt caused by heatwave over Greenland. CBC
Kent German explores the relationship between redwoods, birds, and microphones in the quest to save an endangered species. CNET
SciShow makes a dog Q&A compilation 🙂
Because tardigrades! Chubby, misunderstood, and not immortal. Journey into the microcosmos
Thanks for visiting and I hope you found some inspirational fuel for your next (or current) creative project.
Until tipsday, be well, be kind, and stay strong. The world needs your stories!