It’s that time of the week again—time to pop your mental corn! Give yourself the gift of thoughty, and welcome a happy Friday with a satiated brain 🙂
How to capture a ghost particle. PBS Space Time
Alex Fox relates how nuns are converting their convent into a wetland to fight flooding in New Orleans. The Hill
Geology In shows us the incredible crystal caves of Naica, Mexico.
That time the Mediterranean Sea disappeared. PBS Eons
Zaria Gorvett: medications that change who we are. BBC
Markham Heid explains why you wake up at the same time every night. Medium
Why a strong immune system may mean more severe cold symptoms. SciShow
Elle prints an excerpt from Anna Wiener’s Uncanny Valley: dispatches from the front line of Silicon Valley sexism.
Jason Beaubien: with their land in flames, aboriginals warn fires show deeper problems in Australia. Indigenous land management practices could have mitigated the disaster. NPR
Graham Redfearn reports that the Australian bushfires have reached Kangaroo Island where several species of unique wildlife are threatened. The Guardian
Tim Sohn: how Tom Mustill became “The Whale Detective.” Outside online
Ze Frank brings the awkward and hilarious with the mating dance of the ostrich.
Thank you for visiting and I hope you can take away something to inspire your next creative project. Or … maybe something amusing 🙂
Until next tipsday, be well, be kind, and stay strong. The world needs your stories.