Just a little thoughty this week to get you through to the weekend.
Jim C. Hines: the message behind daughters and overprotective dads.
Heather Timmons: by threatening Canada on trade, Trump risks the greatest defense partnership in US history. Quartz
Optical scanning technology lets researchers recover lost indigenous languages from wax cylinder recordings. Open Culture
The Medievalists present medieval cooking tips from Ibn Sayyar al-Warraq.
True Facts: the pangolin’s posse. Ze Frank
Leah Shoemaker: fire and light hula hooping
I hope something in that small package of edutainment got your mental corn popping.
Until next Tipsday, be well, be kind, and stay strong. The world needs your stories!