A few links to get your mental corn popping 🙂
Brian Resnick: Stephen Hawking’s final paper makes a hopeful case for the limits of existence. Vox
A super-massive black hole is hurtling toward Earth, but don’t worry, it’ll take about four billion years to get here. Sci-Tech Universe
Wil Wheaton shares his keynote speech for the NAMI Ohio’s statewide conference, Fulfilling the Promise: I live with chronic depression and I’m not ashamed.
SciShow: the strange (but true) history of hysteria.
Inverse: your brain on sugar with Shannon Odell.
Inverse: your brain on music with Shannon Odell.
Alfredo Carpineti: fasting for just one day can regenerate your stem cells. I wonder if the stomach flu counts? IFLS
Maggie posts about the history of our most common vegetables. The Plant Guide
Rosie McCall reports on a crow that steals a credit card, attempts to use it to buy a train ticket, and, after it fails, returns the card to its owner. Corvids rock my world. IFLS
I hope you found something in the mix to inspire.
Be well until next Tipsday!
It’s time to get your mental corn popping 🙂
Ari Berman: Emma Gonzales is responsible for the loudest silence in the history of US social protest. Mother Jones
Zoë Beery hopes we all say goodbye to our happy plantation narrative. The Outline
Showwei Chu reports on how every bit of exercise counts in reducing the risk of early death. CBC
Colin Lecher explains what happens when an algorithm cuts your care. Automation is not always a good thing, especially when users don’t understand how it’s intended to work and don’t bother to check. The Verge
Samantha Paige on firsts. Shondaland
Karin Brulliard asks, are service dogs good therapy for military veterans suffering from PTSD? The Washington Post
Six signs of high-functioning depression (dysthymia) – Kati Morton
Your Brain on Sleep Deprivation – Inverse
I hope you found something inspiring or pertinent to a current project.
Be well until the weekend and my next chapter update for March.
Once again, it’s time to get your mental corn popping.
Mona Eltahawy looks at Black Panther and the anti-black racism of Egyptians. The Washington Post
Here’s a bit of amazing research: Ojibwe plants and medicinal uses. Click through to download the paper. Dibaajimowin
Garden Therapy introduces us to some crazy plant ladies.
Katie Reilly: schools can’t keep up with the record number of students seeking treatment for depression and anxiety. Time
“Holy shite! What am I seeing out here?” Hilary Brueck interviews seven astronauts about what it’s really like to live in space. Business Insider
Phil Plait: the moon shows us what it means to be human. SyFy
SciShow Psych asks, should you stop using filler words?
Inverse: your brain on puppies!
Tomorrow is Friday and I hope you have a good one (lol—it’s Good Friday, doh!).
And be well until the weekend, when I hope you’ll be spending some quality time with the people you love.