There’s enough information on the interwebz about covid-19. I don’t need to add to the deluge here. But I have assembled a nice batch of resources to get your mental corm popping.
Joe looks at daylight saving time and whether it’s still a good idea. It’s okay to be smart
Katie Weeman: time has no meaning at the North Pole. Scientific American
Maria Popova: how Kepler invented science fiction and defended his mother in a witchcraft trial while revolutionizing our understanding of the universe. Brain Pickings
Stephanie Vozza explains how to tap into your brain’s four attention states to get more done. Fast Company
Tom Lamont tells the incredible tale of Dominic Van Allen, the homeless man who built a life underground. The Guardian
Jessica Stewart announces that a 100-year-old illustrated herbal has been available online since 2017. My Modern Met
When the Sahara was green. PBS Eons
Research shows that Mangrove conservation will pay for itself in flood protection. Phys.org
Sarah Keartes shares super macro photos that reveal the magical world of the tiniest creatures of the sea. Yes. It’s old, but it’s just so dang beautiful! Earth Touch News
Greta Keenan shares a recording of fish singing a dawn chorus on reefs just like birds. New Scientist
The Mind Circle shares pictures of Japanese and Siberian dwarf flying squirrels because they’re the cutest animals on the planet (!)
Ze Frank offers some true facts on the freaky nudebranchs.
Thanks for visiting. I hope you found something to inspire your next creative project (or at least entertain you).
Until next time, be well, be kind, and stay strong. The world needs your stories.