It’s that time of week, again. It’s time to get your mental corn popping.
Charmaine A. Nelson says, the Canadian narrative about slavery is wrong. The Walrus
Aleem Maqbool looks at the British role in America’s tainted past. BBC
Candine Marie Benbow explains how to support your strong friend and yourself. Dispelling the myth of the strong Black woman. Medium
Jonathan Bundy: as companies try to address racism, a generic response is no longer enough. Fast Company
Stu Mills reports on statistician Ryan Imgrund’s concerns about the return to school plan. CBC
Wise words from Kim Fahner: why a safe return to school in Ontario should be the priority. The Republic of Poetry
Aitor Hernández-Morales, Kalina Oroschakoff and Jacopo Barigazzi predict the death of the city (thanks to telework). Politico
Emily Zarka looks at the history of the siren. Monstrum | PBS Storied
Ethan Hawke: give yourself permission to be creative. TED2020
Matthew M.F. Miller says that stargazing is a magical way to escape. Shondaland
Charlie Wood reports on a breakthrough some scientists thought would never come. The Atlantic
The launch of Perseverance to Mars. Veritasium
Marina Koren: thanks for flying SpaceX. The Atlantic
Alana Everson: Vale helping butterflies with milkweed and monarchs project. CTV
Point Defiance Zoo shares some baby beaver cuteness.
Eric Niiler explains how the anglerfish deleted its own immune system to fuse with its mate. Wired
Faysal Itani reports on Lebanon’s mushroom cloud of incompetence. The New York Times
Thanks for visiting, and I hope you found something to inspire your next creative project.
Until next tipsday, be well and stay safe, be kind, and stay strong. The world needs your stories.