Celebrate the coming of the weekend by getting you mental corn popping.
Livia Gershon considers the cosmopolitan culture of the Gullah/Geechees. JSTOR Daily
True crime and the theatre of safety. Princess Weekes
Charles Maynes and Alina Selyukh: Russia’s Victory Day celebrations take on new importance for Kremlin this year. NPR
Sylvia Hui and Aamer Madhani report that G7 leaders mark VE Day stressing unity and support for Ukraine. Associated Press
Ehsan Popalzai and Irene Nasser: Taliban decree orders women in Afghanistan to cover their faces. CNN
Libby Cathey reports that US senate republicans block bill that would codify Roe vs. Wade abortion rights. ABC News
Graham Lee Brewer: US counts Indian boarding school deaths for the first time but leaves key questions unanswered. NBC News
The editors curate their best articles to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. JSTOR Daily
You don’t own your partners. The Ultimatum, love, and possession, analyzed. Khadija Mbowe
Bastian Fox Phelan says female facial hair is not uncommon. What happens when we make it visible? The Guardian
Terry Nguyen says trends are dead. Vox
Clark Quinn: gamification, or … Learnlets
Arman Khan says that work thing is probably not urgent. Vice
George Monbiot says that the secret world beneath our feet is mind-blowing—and the key to our planet’s future. The Guardian
Ellen Gutoskey lists 11 elements with names inspired by folklore and mythology. Mental Floss
The new black hole image explained by an astrophysicist. Dr. Becky
Nicole Mortillaro: astronomers reveal first image of the monster black hole at the heart of our galaxy. CBC
We may be wrong about planet formation. SciShow Space
Thank you for visiting, and I hope you took away something to inspire a future creative project.
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