It is time, my writerly friends, to get your mental corn popping!
Dylan Lovan reports that feds charge four police officers in fatal Breonna Taylor raid. Associated Press
“A specific form of anti-Black racism”: scholars want Canadian apology for slavery on Emancipation Day. CTV News
Saba Aziz: hate crime reports in Canada surged during covid-19 pandemic: StatCan. Global News
Wency Leung wonders, is there a covid-19 endgame still in sight with BA.5 spreading fast? Not with vaccines alone. The Globe and Mail
Natalia Zinets says there’s a glimmer of hope as Ukraine grain ship leaves Odessa port. Reuters
Matthew Lee, Nomaan Merchant, and Aamer Madhani: Biden declares killing of al-Qaida leader is long-sought “justice.” Associated Press
The four things you need to be an expert. Vertasium
Arthur C. Brooks explains how to embrace doing nothing. Like literally. The Atlantic
Tracy Brower: this is how job stress can worsen your health, according to science. Fast Company
Lindsay Kohler explains why boredom at work is more dangerous than burnout. Forbes
Clark Quinn wonders if learning and development (L&D) language is limiting? Learnlets
Harold Jarche is navigating complexity (in personal knowledge management).
How Fahrenheit fails you. Answer in Progress
Ashley Strickland: rare type of galaxy dazzles in new Webb telescope image. CNN
Why is puberty so weird? Be Smart
Ian Sample reports that scientists create world’s first synthetic embryos. It’s more about understanding how organs develop in a fetus and the potential for growing transplants from stem cells like bone marrow for leukemia patients. The Guardian
Jill K. Robinson: in Polynesia, tattoos are more than skin deep. National Geographic
Allyson Chiu says when celebrities use private jets excessively, it’s a climate nightmare. The Washington Post
True facts: the self-sacrificing amoeba. Ze Frank
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