It’s time to get your mental corn popping!
Maya Wei-Haas says, if you’re tired of Daylight Savings Time, check out these places that are trying to end it. National Geographic
Chris Baraniuk: the new weapon in the fight against crime. BBC
AC Shilton lists nine ways to stop using so much single-use plastic. Outside Online
Laura Staugaitis shows us an art installation in the Hebrides that demonstrates the impact of climate change. This is Colossal
Scott Wilson wonders, could the massive aquifer under the Mojave Desert help solve California’s water problem? The Washington Post
Caren Chesler writes about the technological vision quest. It’s not all about a cure (though at least one man is waiting for just that). It’s more about giving those with limited to no vision technological aids so that they can more easily navigate the world on their terms. Popular Mechanics
Michael Greshko examines how we make, remember, and forget memories. National Geographic
Deborah MacKenzie: we may finally know what causes Alzheimer’s—and how to stop it. New Scientist
Apoorva Mandavilli reports on the second patient cured of H.I.V. and why this is a milestone in the global AIDS epidemic. The New York Times
Gianluca Mezzofiore: two astronauts will perform the first all-female spacewalk in history. CNN
SciShow Space news edumacates us about Mars’ ancient underground lakes and SpaceX’s successful Demo 1 mission.
Physics Girl explains Stephen Hawking’s final theory about black holes. It involves soft hair.
Deborah Netburn digs into an archaeological find: more than 140 children may have had their hearts torn out in ancient Peru. L.A. Times
Louise Pryke introduces us to Enheduanna, princess, priestess, and the worlds first author. The Conversation
Open Culture shares the news: The Book of Kells has now been digitized.
PBS Eons looks at the islands of huge hamsters and giant owls.
Bored Panda shares the photographs of Lisa, AKA ostdrossel, who set cameras in front of her birdfeeders. They’re amazing and hilarious.
Linda Lombardi wonders, do anxious owners make for anxious dogs? National Geographic
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