Just a little bit of thoughty this week.
Frank T. McAndrew, PhD explains why our grief over a dog is so intense. Psychology Today
Heather Plett: what it really means to hold space for someone. Uplift
Pallab Ghosh reports on the discovery of our oldest human ancestor (and, boy, is it a beauty). BBC
John Walsh examines how doctors measure pain (and whether it’s of any help to patients). The Guardian
John Broich revisits how journalists covered the rises of Mussolini and Hitler. The Smithsonian Magazine
An open letter from the Canadian tech community: diversity is our strength. BetaKit
Rachel Browne covers Prime Minister Trudeau’s fight against fake news. Vice
Toronto’s Sick Kids hospital will provide surgeries for patients affected by the U.S. travel ban. Maclean’s
Jenny Zhang shares an amateur’s guide to activism for frustrated Canadians. Medium
Johnny Silvercloud: why isn’t anyone talking about the radicalization of whites? AfroSapiophile
Rae Paoletta reports on NASA’s twin experiment. Gizmodo
John Newsom: science illiteracy in the U.S. is a serious threat according to Neil deGrasse Tyson. Greensboro
ASAP Thought: a brief history of the fear of immigrants.
Detroit’s muddy bottom conceals cars, cannons, and guns. Robert Allen for the Detroit Free Press.
Hope it was enough to get your mental corn popping, ‘cause you know I want to inspire you to create great things 🙂
See you on the weekend.
Be well until then.