It’s the last thoughty Thursday of May, and your opportunity to get your mental corn popping.
Amy Forliti, Steve Karnowski, and Mohamed Ibrahim: ex-Minneapolis officer pleads guilty in George Floyd murder. Associated Press
Liz Tracey presents the Chinese Exclusion Act, annotated. JSTOR Daily
Kashmala Fida Mohatarem reports that Demi Potts soars in winning performance at one of world’s biggest powwows. CBC
Siege of Mariupol over as Russia says Ukraine’s holdout forces from the steelworks have “surrendered.” CBS News
Claire Lampen wonders which women do we choose to believe? New York Magazine
Yara Simón provides the introvert’s guide to running a business. Refinery 29
Clark Quinn explains the cognitive basis of learner experience design (LXD). Learnlets
Harold Jarche: management must move first.
Olivia Allen explains why she’s embracing her “no thoughts” era. Refinery 29
Annabel Gat and Random Rosenbohm: your life sucks, but not because of Mercury retrograde. Vice
Chelsea Papineau features stunning moon images taken in northern Ontario during the full lunar eclipse. CTV News
Rina Torchinsky reports that scientists successfully grow plants in soil from the moon. NPR
Isaac Schultz invites us to see this year’s best photos of the Milky Way. Gizmodo
Humans are still evolving. Be Smart
Bob Macdonald says seagrass is hiding a sweet, submerged, CO2 secret. CBC’s “Quirks and Quarks”
Serhii Plokhy explains why the future of power can’t be nuclear: poisoned legacy. The Guardian
Rachel Fobar: hundreds of beagles died at this breeding centre—but the US government hasn’t acted. National Geographic
Livia Gershon says dogs are the four-legged crime-fighters of Paris. JSTOR Daily
Helen Ray: pugs can’t be considered “typical dogs” because of dire health issues, study finds. CBS News
Thanks for stopping by. I hope you found something to inspire a future creative project.
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