It’s Truth and Reconciliation Day in Canada! Here’s how you can participate. Afterward, get your mental corn popping with any or all of the following:
Jessica Nordell explains why some people get dangerously different health care: the bias that blinds. The Guardian
Janelle Harris Dixon: when a Black woman disappears, who’s trying to find her? Zora
Kelsey Vlamis reports that 710 Indigenous people, mostly girls, were reported missing in Wyoming, the same state where Gabby Petito disappeared. Insider
London’s first Indigenous-led family centre with language and culture at its core gears up for official opening. CBC
George Monbiot is shocked to see so many leftwingers lured to the far right by conspiracy theories. The Guardian
Nick Boisvert: Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig returned to Canada after being detained in China for almost three years. CBC
Erica Pandey: the pandemic made our work weeks longer. Beware burnout, people! Axios
Justin Bachman reports that SpaceX’s Inspiration4 flight touches down off Florida coast. Bloomberg
Was the big bang a white hole? Dr. Becky
Bill Gourgey presents the Brilliant 10: the most innovative, up-and-coming minds in science. Popular Science
Micha Hiugen: file not found (or, how digital natives don’t understand information management and architecture). The Verge
Sonia Fernandez cites evidence that a cosmic impact destroyed ancient city in the Jordan Valley. Phys.org
Dr. Kevin Dann: the spiralist. ‘Cause spirals! Public Domain Review
Joe Fassler reports that lab-grown meat is supposed to be inevitable, but the science tells a different story. Long, but worthwhile. Like many new, potentially climate saving technologies, the real costs aren’t apparent, but we can’t solve those problems unless further research is done. The Counter
This simple code is behind nature’s most complex patterns. It’s okay to be smart
Danny Funt says that pets can help fight climate change with an insect-based diet. Their owners just need to come around to the idea. The Washington Post
Thanks for taking the time to stop by. I hope you took away something to inspire a future creative project.
This weekend, I should be posting my next chapter update for September.
Until then, be well and stay safe; be kind and stay strong. The world needs your stories!