And now … it’s time to get your mental corn popping.
Erika W. Smith reveals the spiritual reason Friday the thirteenth is considered unlucky. Refinery29
Cassie Shortsleeves explains why being near water really does make us happier. Conde Nast Traveler Magazine
Rod McCullom reveals how bullying may shape adolescent brains. UnDark
SciShow Psych looks at the varieties of bipolar disorder.
Sophia Chen: Sean Carroll thinks we all exist on multiple worlds. Nabbed his book, Something Deeply Hidden, on the strength of this article. A little mind-blowing 🙂 Wired
Gabriel Popkin explores soil’s microbial market and the ruthless side of forests. Ties the “wood wide web” to the Gaia hypothesis—awesome stuff. Quanta Magazine
David Gelles: Jane Goodall keeps going, with a lot of hope (and a bit of whiskey). The New York Times
Physics girl looks at the surprising ways Mars is hostile to life.
Dr. Becky answers the question, if the universe is expanding, why do galaxies collide?
Andrew Lasane introduces us to the “Universe of Words” installation by Emmanuelle Moureaux. This is Colossal
Jessica Stewart shares 15 powerful finalists for the 2019 wildlife photograph of the year contest. Warning: though compelling, several of these photos are uncomfortable, if not outright disturbing. My Modern Met
Thanks for visiting. I hope you found something to inspire your current or next creative project.
Until next tipsday, be will, be kind, and stay strong. The world needs your stories.