Happy Friday eve! Get your mental corn popping in anticipation of a lovely weekend!
Laurel Wamsley: prosecutor says deputies were justified in their fatal shooting of Andrew Brown Jr. NPR
The University of Washington reveals that almost all kinds of air pollution affect people of color hardest. Futurity
Khari Johnson: Black and queer AI groups say they’ll spurn Google funding. Wired
Fedora Abu introduces us to Britain’s first Black aristocrats. BBC
Kim Tran shows you the Asian American activism you won’t see on Instagram. Refinery 29
Geeta Pandey reports that India’s holiest river Ganges is swollen with covid victims. BBC
You can’t prove everything is true. Veritasium
Yuliya Talmazan reveals that BBC’s Martin Bashir used “deceitful” methods to secure Princess Diana interview. NBC
The neuroscience of tongue-twisters. SciShow Psych
Randy Pascal: Alex Baumann adds voice to Laurentian pool discussion. The Sudbury Star
What the crater from the extinction of the dinosaurs taught us about Mars. SciShow Space
Sierra Garcia wonders what green hydrogen will mean for international relations. JSTOR Daily
Patrick Barkham introduces us to the farmers putting trees back into UK fields. The Guardian
Related: Olivia Box also touts silvopasture, or, why are there cows in the woods? JSTOR Daily
Karen Zamora explains how a fungus is making cicadas sex-crazy (side-effect, dismemberment). NPR
Richard Luscombe says that sharks use Earth’s magnetic field as guidance system. The Guardian
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