We’re rounding the bend to the weekend. Fortify yourself by getting your mental corn popping.
Amanda Connolly reports that Black public servants face trauma amid class action. Global News
Kimmy Yam and Shakshi Venkatraman reveal that Adnan Syed faced racial stereotypes in court that weren’t scrutinized. NBC News
Torture and ill-treatment of Haitian asylum-seekers rooted in anti-Black racism. Amnesty International
Jon Gambrell and Adam Schreck: Russia’s call-up splits EU; Ukraine says it shows weakness. Associated Press
Nadeem Badshah summarizes what we know on day 214 of the invasion. The Guardian
Ivana Saric: Nord Stream pipeline leaks were an act of sabotage, EU says. Axios
Amir-Hussein Radjy says Iran’s anti-veil protests draw on long history of resistance. Associated Press
Peter Sagal puts a face on the senseless gun violence in the US: killed for walking a dog. The Atlantic
Rob Ferguson reports that Ontario tries to delay shutdown of Pickering nuclear station amid electricity “supply crunch,” sources say. The Toronto Star
Julia Simone-Rutgers: no place to live. One person’s search for a place to call home reveals a public housing system stretched to its limits. The Walrus
Jessica Stillman: a neuroscientist explains when it’s time to start worrying about your memory. Inc.
Shape-shifting fat cells fuel breast cancer growth. And they may lead to new treatments (!) Medical Xpress
Allie Volpe shares the sleep advice no one tells you. Vox
Ashawnta Jackson: vampires and public health. JSTOR Daily
Jenna Benchetrit says “quiet quitting” isn’t really quitting, but it’s forcing employers to adapt. Essentially, it’s the backlash against hustle culture. CBC
Clark Quinn considers the power of emotion. Learnlets
The fatal physics of falling objects. Veritasium
James Doubek: Jupiter is coming its closest to Earth in decades. NPR
NASA’s Juno shares first image from flyby of Jupiter’s moon Europa. NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Ashley Strickland reports that NASA’s DART mission successfully slams into an asteroid. One small collision for humankind … 🙂 Then, Webb, Hubble space telescopes share images of DART slamming into an asteroid. CNN
Sarah Collins says there’s new evidence of liquid water beneath the south polar ice cap of Mars. University of Cambridge
Smriti Mallapaty: China’s Mars rover finds evidence of catastrophic floods. Nature
Elizabeth Howell announces that SpaceX’s Crew-5 mission will carry Native American woman to orbit for first time. Space.com
Grace Toohey reports that Mexico earthquake triggers “desert tsunami” 1,500 miles away in Death Valley cave. Phys.org
John Bartlett: Gran Abuelo in Chile could be the world’s oldest tree. The Guardian
Dogs love the smell of stress. SciShow
More on the same: dogs can smell when we’re stressed, study finds. Phys.org
Thank you for spending a little time with me, and I hope you found something to inspire a future creative project.
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