Time to get your mental corn popping 🙂
Torey Van Oot sits down with Malala Yusafsai to discuss her Nobel and college. Refinery 29
Katie-Anne Laulumets explains how to love a daughter of the forest. The Elephant Journal
Thom Dunn shares 17 stunning photos of black Victorians that show what history really looked like. UpWorthy
Medievalists.net: women’s medicine and feminine embodiment in Morte D’Arthur, a middle English Trotula treatise, and The Mists of Avalon.
Nathan H. Lents, PhD, reveals the big news about homo naledi. Skeptic
Travis M. Andrews reports on a dinosaur fossil so well-preserved, it looks like a statue. The Washington Post
Here’s the additional cutural appropriation posts I promised:
- Cathy Young thinks that the appropriation police are taking things too far. [My Facebook comments blew. Up. when I posted this. Agree or disagree, it’s out there.] The Washington Post
- Maisha Z. Johnson lists the nine harms of cultural appropriation. Everyday Feminism
Alli Kirkham shares a comic about double standards. Everyday Feminism
A Fordham professor becomes an accidental icon. BoredPanda
Rania Naim says, you’re allowed to leave … Thought Catalog
Dave Booda promises, it’s not lame to ask a woman’s permission. The Good Men Project
Lesley Stahl: what the last Nuremburg prosecutor alive wants the world to know. 60 Minutes
Steve Paulson: Roger Penrose’s theory on how consciousness doesn’t compute and why some scientists disagree. Nautilus
Steve John Powell looks at mindfulness: the Japanese skill that everyone wants to copy. BBC
Emma Seppala: happiness research shows the biggest obstacle to creativity is being too busy. Quartz
Phil Plait: colliding clusters of galaxies make gorgeous waves. Blastr
NASA’s Juno spacecraft beams back the sharpest images of Jupiter yet. EWAO (Earth. We are one.)
Wasn’t sure where to put this … Kate Rose discusses the full moon crossing Vishika, or, as a friend said, full moon in scorpio. The post comes with a lovely disclaimer 😉 The Elephant Journal
Selena Chambers pays tribute to the women surrealists helping her through the new political reality. Literary Hub
Marissa Fessenden reports that Lake Michigan is so clear its shipwrecks are visible from the air. Smart News
Adam Rogers: all the trees will die, and then so will you. Wired
Thomas Dambo makes wooden giants and then hides them around Copenhagen. Can You Actually
The bucket, A.K.A. some guy put a go pro at the bottom of a bucket. It’s quite cool, though. And tranquil.
This weekend, I’ll have a post about Story Masters for you.
Until next I blog, be well.