It’s time to get your mental corn popping!
Khari Johnson report how Stanford rushed to comply with Trump executive order limiting diversity training. Venture Beat
Three questions to ask yourself about everything you do. Stacey Abrams TED
Richard Frishman: the ghosts of segregation. The New York Times
Karens and cancel culture. Chelsea Handler on Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man. Emmanuel Acho
Racism is a public health crisis. SciShow Psych
Vanessa Romo: judge orders Trump administration to restore DACA as it existed under Obama. NPR
Pesha Magid: the Middle East as old Hollywood saw it. Atlas Obscura
Mikelle Street shares the news: Elliot Page announces he’s trans. Out
Robert Z. Pearlman: Mark Kelley becomes the fourth astronaut elected to Congress. Space
Dayla Alberge reports that “the Sistine Chapel of the Ancients” is found in the Amazon. The Guardian
Sarah Gibbens explains how pristine Arctic preserves will benefit wildlife and Inuit communities. National Geographic
True facts about snake and lizard tongues. Ze Frank
Thanks for stopping by. I hope you took away something to inspire your next creative project.
Until next tipsday, be well and stay safe, be kind, and stay strong. The world needs your stories!
Happy Friday eve! Celebrate the coming weekend by getting your mental corn popping 🙂
Elizabeth Gulino: recognizing racism as a public health crisis is only the beginning. Refinery 29
Lola Jaye explains why race matters when it comes to mental health. BBC
Neha Wadekar: climate change is undermining Kenya’s efforts to end child marriage. Time
Lalia Kerr: I’m a teacher at an elementary school, and I’m trying to figure out how to run my classroom during covid. The Halifax Examiner
Maya Wei-Haas explains what “airborne coronavirus” means and how to protect yourself. National Geographic
Kelly Boutsalis learns about teaching Indigenous star stories. The Walrus
Lauren Rock: Alen MacWeeney is documenting the Irish Travellers, a nomadic culture of yore. NPR
Abigail Bassett: what is music therapy? Shondaland
Sarah Buder reports that Norway’s next architectural masterpiece is a whale watching museum in the Artic Circle. Afar
Emily Zarka unlocks the mystery of the Loch Ness Monster. Monstrum | PBS Storied
Gretchen Vogel: doctors diagnose advanced cancer—in a dinosaur. Science
Ester Woolfson explains how we hurt the animals we cherish. The Guardian
And here is Ze Frank with some true facts about hummingbirds—warrior junkies.
Thank you for stopping by. I hope you found something to inspire your next creative project.
Until next tipsday, be well and stay safe, be kind, and stay strong. The world needs your stories, now more than ever!