Another week, another batch of cool stuff to get your mental corn popping.
Kevin Breuninger announces that the US Senate confirms Ketanji Brown Jackson to Supreme Court, making her the first Black woman to serve as justice. CNBC
Marlene Lenthang reveals that police won’t be charged in the death of Amir Locke. NBC News
Why did it take so long to pass an anti-lynching law? The Amber Ruffin Show
Anthony Conwright: white anxiety, redefined. African American Policy Forum
And after Russia denies responsibility (the Ukraine’s murdering their own citizens? Yeah, right), Gerry Doyle reports that satellite images show dead civilians in Bucha while it was still in Russian hands. Reuters
Joshua Yaffa: prisoners in a Novyi Bykiv cellar. The New Yorker
Anna Piela: Muslim women and the politics of the head scarf. JSTOR Daily
Reshma Saujani says no one wants to go back to the office as much as white men. Time
Katie Tobin: antiwork feminism asks women to imagine a life without work. Vice
Sarah Laing wonders, have you ever been the victim of “weaponized incompetence”? The Kit
Michelle Fox reports that a four-day workweek pilot is underway in the US and Canada. CNBC
Derek Thompson explains what happens when there are too many meetings. The Atlantic
Rebecca Deczynski says employees spend more time coordinating their work than actually working. The remedy? Fewer meetings! Inc.
Clark Quinn: confidence and correctness. Learnlets
Rebecca Klar wants you to check out this report: Instagram failed to act on abusive DMs sent to three female public figures. The Hill
Guy Kawasaki interviews Susan Cain, NYT bestselling author and introvert. The Remarkable People Podcast
What is life (featuring Brian Cox)? Be Smart
Emily Atkin and Caitlin Looby explain the meaning of half a degree: a new way to think about climate change. GQ
Patrick Smith reports that Darwin’s “tree of life” notebooks mysteriously returned after 20 years. NBC News
Michael Marshall: “impossible” chemistry may reveal the origins of life on Earth. National Geographic
Fiona Harvey reveals that better use of groundwater could transform Africa, research says. The Guardian
Olivia Box wonders how cities can keep water clean now and into the future. JSTOR Daily
True facts: Sea stars. Ze Frank
Linda Geddes explains how mushrooms communicate with each other using up to 50 “words,” according to scientist. The Guardian
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