It’s time, once again, to get your mental corn popping!
Ibram X. Kendi: the danger more republicans should be talking about. (Spoiler: it’s white supremacy.) The Atlantic
Whitney Bauck interviews Reverend Lennox Yearwood: culture-building as climate work. Atmos
Mariupol mayor urges residents to flee as Russia mounts eastern Ukraine offensive. CBC
Emily Zarevich introduces us to Lesya Ukrainka: Ukraine’s beloved writer and activist. JSTOR Daily
Amy Cassidy, Mostafa Salem, Caroline Faraj, Obayda Nafaa and Jack Bantock: dozens injured in Sweden in riots after Quran burning. CNN
Laurentian mess didn’t bubble up; it trickled down. Sudbury.com editorial board
Melody Wilding lists eight signs of overfunctioning that lead to burnout (and how to stop). Forbes
Sadhbh O’Sullivan says there’s a reason we procrastinate, and it isn’t laziness. Refinery 29
Deepa Purushothaman and Lisen Stromberg: leaders, stop rewarding toxic rock stars. Harvard Business Review
Clark Quinn says we’re using the wrong bucket lists. Learnlets
Harold Jarche considers writing at electric speed. Then, he looks at the power of story.
Erin Blakemore tries to explain why Easter is celebrated with bunnies and eggs. National Geographic
Doyle Rice and Dinah Voyles Pulver: UN IPCC report shows the globe is on “track toward an unlivable world.” USA Today
Solar superflares and aurora science. Physics Girl
Guy Kawasaki interviews Neil deGrasse Tyson: astrophysicist, planetary scientist, and author. The Remarkable People Podcast
Nadia Drake explains why NASA has been ignoring Uranus. That may soon change. National Geographic
Bob McDonald interviews Riley Culberg about how the ridges on the surface of Europa could mean water—and life. CBC’s “Quirks and Quarks”
Florence + the Machine – Free
Thank you for visiting. I hope you found something to inspire a future creative project.
Even though May first is Sunday, I won’t be composing my next chapter update until the first full weekend in May. That’s the May 7-8 weekend. Just so you know.
So, until next tipsday, be well and stay safe; be kind and stay strong. The world needs your stories!