Let’s get your mental corn popping. That’s right, it’s thoughty Thursday, and you know what that means … Friday’s right around the corner!
Why trauma survivors can’t just “let it go.” The Mighty
Elena Renken: most Americans are lonely, and our workplace culture may not be helping. NPR
James Hamblin considers China’s unprecedented quarantine of Wuhan in the hope of halting the spread of coronavirus. The Atlantic
John B. Judis offers a warning from the 60s generation. The Washington Post
John Henley reports that overtourism in Europe’s historic cities sparks backlash. The Guardian
SciShow examines why humans menstruate (when most other mammals don’t).
SciShow Psych looks into REM sleep behaviour disorder.
Rebecca Heilweil explains how AI can help find opioid sellers online … and wildlife traffickers … and counterfeits. Vox
Archaeology World shares images of 14000-year-old bison sculptures found in Le Tuc D’Audoubert cave in Ariege, France.
SciShow considers the causes of crown shyness.
The mating dance of the puffin. Ze Frank
Thank you for visiting. I hope you found something to inspire your next creative project.
This weekend, I’ll be working on my next chapter update for the first month of the new decade (eee!). Until then, be well, be kind, and stay strong. The world needs your stories.