Let’s get your mental corn popping, shall we?
Benjamin Wallace-Wells: what do conservatives fear about critical race theory? The New Yorker
Algorithms and skin tone bias, or, being dark on “breadtube.” Kadija Mbowe, your cool, millennial aunty
Pope calls for reconciliation and healing over Kamloops residential school discovery but falls short of true apology. CBC (via Reuters)
Andrew Lupton and Kate Dubinski: what we know about the Muslim family in the fatal London, ON truck attack. CBC
Jacqueline Howard: in controversial decision, FDA approves first new Alzheimer’s disease drug in nearly 20 years. CNN
Matt Grossman reports that Jeff Bezos and his brother will be on Blue Origin’s first human space flight. The Wall Street Journal
The “slow” crisis of space junk. PBS Space Time
Joe Hernandez shares pictures of the June 10th “ring of fire” solar eclipse for those who, like me, missed it. NPR
Joe Hernandez: scientists finally know (for sure) what causes the northern lights. NPR
Amanda Parrish Morgan: The Hunt of the Unicorn tapestries present a virgin capture legend. JSTOR Daily
Why do flamingos stand on one leg? SciShow
Alex Fox reports that puppies are born ready to communicate with humans. The Smithsonian Magazine
True facts about the dangerous tick. Ze Frank
Thank you for visiting. I hope you took away something to inspire a future creative project.
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