Welcome to another thoughty Thursday! Time to get your mental corn popping. Read on …
Everything we can’t say. A new project by Black journalists that will totally be worth watching.
Lois Beckett reveals that US police three times more likely to use force against leftwing protestors. The Guardian
Simukai Chigudu documents his life in the shadow of Cecil Rhodes: colonialism had never really ended. The Guardian
Marissa Evans shares the relentlessness of Black grief. The Atlantic
Gulbahar Haitiwaji and Rozenn Morgat recount how Haitiwaji survived a Chinese “re-education” camp for Uighurs. The Guardian
Why do we lie? It’s okay to be smart
Doyle Rice: 2020 falls just short of Earths hottest year on record as global warming continues. USA Today
Karla Cripps and Shawn Deng report that China’s new bullet train can withstand extremely cold temperatures. A precursor to Snowpiercer? CNN
Using microbes to mine on Mars. SciShow Space
Timothy Roberts introduces us to photographer Drew Doggett, who captures fairy-tale-like horses roaming Iceland’s beautiful landscape. Greater Good News
Kevin Duong examines the symbolism of the French Revolution. Flash mob: revolution, lightning, and the people’s will. The Public Domain Review
Julian Lewis explains how El Anastui broke the seal on contemporary art. The New Yorker
Wild cephalopod ink. SciShow
Thanks for visiting. I hope you took away 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!