It’s time to get your mental corn popping for the last time in February.
Cornelius Fortune introduces the independent voices of the Black American press. JSTOR Daily
Ashawnta Jackson is remembering Emmett Till in song. JSTOR Daily
Police Brutality isn’t new. Every How Did We Get Here (part 2). The Amber Ruffin Show
Frankie Graziano and Laura Wamsley: families of Sandy Hook victims reach $73 million settlement with Remington. NPR
Catharine Tunney reports that the federal government invokes emergencies act for the first time in response to protests. CBC
Andrew Duffy provides a timeline of the occupation of Ottawa. The Ottawa Citizen
Michael Woods and Ted Raymond cover the Ottawa occupation: police hand out leaflets warning downtown protesters to leave. CTV News
Standoff between protestors and massive police operation stretches into night. CBC
Tara Henley says, “Get insanely curious when no one else is curious.” A conversation with Amanda Ripley about the Ottawa occupation and high conflict.
Harold Jarche outlines our new normal in perpetual beta.
Devin Dwyer and Sarah Herndon: “Broken Heart” cases surge during covid, especially among women. ABC News
Benjamin Ryan shares that scientists have possibly cured a woman of HIV for the first time. While the treatment is specific to a subset of patients who have Leukemia in addition to HIV, it could direct new research. NBC News
Carmen Leitch: human neurons found to be surprisingly different from other mammals. Lab Roots
Paul Withers reveals that Facebook to begin laying cable (for Metaverse) through fishing grounds off Nova Scotia. CBC
Move over, JWST! Five new telescopes to get excited about. Dr. Becky
Bob McDonald: astronomers are fighting back against satellite constellations. CBC’s Quirks and Quarks
Victor Tangermann reports that scientists propose permanent human habitat built orbiting Ceres. It’s like something straight out of The Expanse. Futurism
Are we finally on the road to fusion power? SciShow
Structured thermal armor achieves liquid cooling above 1000 degrees Celsius and solves challenge presented by the Leidenfrost effect. It should work for both aero and space engines as well as nuclear reactors. Phys.org
Simon Akam reveals a new story for Stonehenge. The New Yorker
Iceland to end whaling in 2024 as demand dwindles. The Guardian
Thanks for spending some time with me. I hope you found something to inspire a future creative project.
Until next tipsday, be well and stay safe; be kind and stay strong. The world needs your stories!