Thoughty Thursday: Things that made me go hmmmm on the interwebz, June 30-July 6, 2019

It’s time to get your mental corn popping 🙂

Sabrina Imbler covers the forgotten trans history of the wild west for Atlas Obscura.

Nicole Cliffe interviews Alanis Morissette on being pregnant at 45, childbirth, post-partum depression, and #metoo. You might be surprised, but I like Alanis Morissette. I’ve been a fan since she was on “You can’t do that on television.” I’ve only really liked her music since Jagged Little Pill, but, ya know, I was never into the pop princesses. And Alanis wasn’t either. She didn’t want to follow that path. I’m glad she didn’t. Self

SciShow Psych explores whether you can learn emotional intelligence.

Kris Newby recounts one family’s journey to a diagnosis of Lyme disease. It felt like the flu. It took ten doctors, a year, and $60,000 to find out the truth. Vox

It’s okay to be smart looks at what it takes to create a world-sized telescope to see a black hole.

This is just something cool: ceramic skulls for your fire pit or fireplace. Can You Actually

Michael Greshko reports that these capuchin monkeys are 3,000 years into their own “stone age.” National Geographic

The White Wolf Pack shares a sweet video of raven courtship. Have I ever told you that corvids rock my world?

Haley Weiss: dogs’ eyes have changed since humans befriended them. It might be argued that dogs domesticated us 😉 The Atlantic

Thanks for stopping by.

Until next tipsday, be well, be kind, and stay strong. The world needs your stories!


Thoughty Thursday: Things that made me go hmmmm on the interwebz, Nov 8-14, 2015

Bringing thoughty back 🙂 Just a bit.

This week’s NaNoWriMo work count: 41,517

Once a year, on 11:11 am on November 11th, the sun shines perfectly through this veterans’ memorial. Twisted Sifter.

Does exercise slow the aging process? The New York Times.

Find out how performance reviews harm your mental health. The Wall Street Journal.

Canadian researchers break the blood-brain barrier with a new ultrasound treatment. CTV.

Three scientists who were gagged under the Harper government finally have their say. The Globe and Mail.

Scientists have measured the ‘strong force’ of anti-matter. Gizmodo.

Listen to the haunting music of Croatia’s sea organ. UpWorthy.

Gaze at these amazing trees on Dusky’s Wonders.

Someone took a picture of a rainbow cloud in Jamaica. IFLS.

Six women save nearly 100 horses stranded on an island.

Alanis Morissette updates “Ironic” for the social media age. Buzzfeed.

Buzzfeed shares the 31 realest Tumblr posts about being a woman.

This girl kicks all the ass:


See you next week!

Thoughty Thursday