Here we are on Friday eve. You’ve almost made it through the week!
It’s time to reward yourself and get your mental corn popping.
Jessica Tomberlin wonders, what is chronobiology? JSTOR Daily
Rachel Hahn wants you to meet Moms 4 Housing. Vogue
Andy Greenburg introduces you to Marcus Hutchins, the hacker who saved the internet. Wired
Dr. Emily Zarka looks into the urban legend of the slender man, a monster created on the internet. Monstrum
Katherine J. Wu explains how old math reveals new secrets about the monkeyflower. National Geographic
SciShow Space looks at how the alignments of the planets affect Earth.
L’Oreal Thompson Payton expounds on the art of saying “no.” Shondaland
Allison Miller: Joan of Arc, for fascists and feminists. JSTOR Daily
Sharon Blackie: the ancient practice of marrying the land. UpLift
29 things only people who collect pebbles will understand. And click through to hear the essay: cornerstones. BBC Radio 3
Lauren L. Hill reveals the founding mothers of professional surfing. gestalten
Maria Popova shares stunning 19th-century illustrations from the world’s first encyclopedia of the Great Barrier Reef. Brain Pickings
SciShow introduces us to the jellybot.
Ben Taub goes thirty-six thousand feet under the sea. The explorers who set one of the last meaningful records on earth. The New Yorker
Molly Glick: the Great Lakes are higher than they’ve ever been, and we’re not sure what will happen next. Popular Science
True facts about the batfish. Ze Frank
Morgan Olsen shares the Shedd Aquarium’s birthday party for Yaku, their oldest sea otter, replete with seafood cake. Otterly adorable! Time Out
If you’ve been seeing crows everywhere, this is what it means. The Minds Journal
Sara Barnes introduces us to the closest living relative to the dodo, the Nicobar pigeon. Beautiful! My Modern Met
Thank you for visiting and I hope you found something to inspire your next creative project.
Until next tipsday, stay safe and be well, be kind, and stay strong. The world needs your stories 🙂