It was a news-heavy week. Take some time to get your mental corn popping.
Catharine Tunney: OPP arrest ten protestors at the Tyendinaga blockade site. CBC
Maria Cervantes reports on how Peruvian indigenous group wins suit to block oil exploration in Amazonian region. Reuters
SciShow Psych considers why we can’t remember our dreams.
Josh K. Elliott: Dagmar Turner plays the violin during brain surgery to retain her musical skills. Global
Lauren Smith: Leah Reddell creates “henna crowns” for women with cancer. HealthiNation
Elisha Fieldstadt reports that Katherine Johnson, the “computer” depicted in Hidden Figures has died at 101. NBC
Roy Allela invents gloves that turn sign language into audible speech. Black Business
Francky Knapp: the first man to reach the North Pole was an African American desk clerk the world forgot. Messy Nessy Chic
Ed Pilkington covers Harvey Weinstein’s conviction on two of five rape charges. The Guardian
Dr. Becky looks into the mystery of where all the antimatter has gone.
This solar-powered barge collects up to 50 tonnes of plastic waste a day. Return to Now
Greg Rosalsky explains why America is losing the toilet race. (I didn’t even know there was one …) NPR
Physics girl looks at the science of rainbows, fogbows, sun dogs, and glories …
James Burch: if dragons don’t exist, why are they everywhere? All Things Interesting
Max Knoblauch shares a video of a humpback whale breaching like some kind of hotshot dolphin. Mashable
Lisa Cinelli explains that your cat has a legitimate reason for getting hyper at bedtime. PopSugar
This is an old one, but funny. Bored Panda shares 30 pictures of animals that look like they’re about to drop the hottest albums of the year.
And that was a fairly full thoughty Thursday. Thank you for visiting and I hope you take away some ideas to inspire your next creative project.
Until next tipsday, be well, be kind, and stay strong. The world needs your stories.