The workweek is nearly at its end. Fortify yourself for the weekend by getting your mental corn popping!
Shawna Chen: senate sends anti-lynching bill to Biden’s desk in historic first. Axios
John Oliver unpacks the moral panic over critical race theory. Last Week, Tonight
Erin Blakemore explains why Harriet Tubman risked it all for enslaved Americans. National Geographic
Jessie Yeung reports that, after decades-long fight, the Philippines raises the ages of sexual consent from 12 to 16. CNN
Bill Chappell: Ukraine libraries offer bomb shelters, camouflage classes, and yes, books. NPR
At least 17 injured in Mariupol maternity hospital airstrike. CBC
Matthew Wills: Lviv is open to the world. JSTOR Daily
Clark Quinn considers experts and explanations. Learnlets
Dr. Theresa Regan says if your autism experience has worsened during menopause, you are not alone. Adult and Geriatric Autism
Griffin Shea reports that Shackleton’s lost shipwreck discovered off Antarctica. Phys.org
Edna Bonhomme says women in science should be the norm, not the exception. Al Jazeera
The editors compile a collection of articles on the famous and forgotten women of STEM. JSTOR Daily
Saima Sidik explains why birth control side-effects have eluded science. Undark
Matthew Taylor: six key lifestyle changes can help avert climate crisis. The Guardian
Rina Torchinsky reveals how therapy dogs ease pain in the emergency room. NPR
And, to finish off this curation in style, a couple of Florence + the Machine videos. First: Heaven is Here
Second: My Love
So in love with this new music!
Thanks for spending this time with me. I hope you took away 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!