Welcome to the last thoughty Thursday until December 15th. Get your mental corn popping while you can 🙂
I won’t disappear completely, though. I’ll be doing my NaNo mini updates every weekend.
Bill Hutchinson reports that former police officer J. Alexander Kueng pleads guilty in George Floyd death case. ABC News
Amy Romer explains how a First Nation rallied against the foster care system: “The new residential school system.” The Walrus
Jonathan Landay: Russia rehearses response to nuclear attack as tensions rise over “dirty bomb” allegation. Reuters
John Paul Tasker reports that Canadian handgun sales freeze takes effect. CBC
Laura Hensley wonders, why was the Lyme Disease vaccine thrown away? The Walrus
Harmeet Kaur says Diwali is having a mainstream moment in the US. CNN
Ellen Walker unveils the horror of our favourite monsters. JSTOR Daily
Go inside the Great Pyramid of Giza. A virtual experience you can get lost in. The Giza Project
Amelia Soth: walking streetlamps for hire in seventeenth-century London. JSTOR Daily
Jessica Stillman says pretending to be extroverted doesn’t help introverts be more successful. Inc.
Marguerite Ward says the “glass cliff” is a serious problem in corporate America. Here’s how to dismantle it. Insider
Diana dove in a nuclear submarine. Physics Girl
Andreas Muller: a physicist explains what quantum entanglement is. Fast Company
Alex Wilkins: the lightest neutron star ever found could contain compressed quarks. New Scientist
Will Sullivan reports that NASA team begins study of UFOs. The Smithsonian Magazine
Camille Fine shares the last solar eclipse of the year in photos. USA Today
Steve Gorman: NASA instrument detects dozens of methane super-emitters from space. Reuters
Thomas Gualtieri and Kati Pohjanpalo explain how cold seawater can heat Helsinki’s homes. Bloomberg
Why eight eyes are better than two (if you’re a spider). Be Smart
Thanks for stopping by, and I hope you found something to inspire a future creative project.
Until my first NaNo mini update, be well and stay safe; be kind and stay strong. The world needs your stories!