It’s time to pop that mental corn, people.
In the war between Baby Boomers and Millennials, we’ve forgotten the hard-working, hard-playing Generation X. Um, no. We haven’t. Interesting article nonetheless. David Barnett for The Independent.
Jon Brooks: Girl? Boy? Both? Neither? A new generation overthrows gender. KQED Science
How slavery changed the DNA of African Americans. Michael White for the Pacific Standard.
Sarah Dziedzic discusses African-Canadian history with Cheryl Foggo. Canadian Living
Tristan Hopper recounts how smallpox decimated BC. The National Post
Bruce Kasanoff: intuition is the highest form of intelligence. Forbes
Anna Lovind: what if you’re on the wrong train?
I love language, and so, when I saw this article on Queens, the linguistic hub of the world, I had to share. Thanks, Lori. You always post teh awesome. Gus Lubin for The Business Insider.
This makes me sad, though. Kat Eschner: four things that happen when a language dies. The Smithsonian Magazine
Elizabeth Kolbert writes about why facts don’t change our minds. The New Yorker
Phil Plait: SpaceX nails the landing after an historic launch. Blastr
Umir Abrar is slightly embarrassed. A giant, dark galaxy is orbiting ours, but astronomers just noticed it. Physics Astronomy
Seven Earth-sized planets found orbiting around a nearby (relatively speaking) star. Phil Plait for Blastr.
NASA presents a celebration of clouds.
Brian Cox explains how the Large Hadron Collider disproves the existence of ghosts. BBC
Healthy Holistic Living shows you how to make a bee waterer to help support pollinating insects 🙂
Lauren Cassani Davis: horses can read human facial expressions (more than dogs or chimpanzees). The Atlantic
Moby just released four hours of free music composed for yoga and meditation. Educate Inspire Change
Imogen Heap – Run-time.
I hope you’ve got some good ideas to fuel you through the week.
See you Saturday for my February 2017 update 🙂
Be well until then!