I’m back, and it’s time to get your mental corn popping.
Juhyundred examines colonialism in Parasite. Amazing analysis. Tropics of Meta
SciShow investigates a possible cure for cancer (that was discovered by accident).
How unprocessed trauma is stored in the body. Medium
David Keys: a treasure trove of fine textiles reveals the importance of fashion to Bronze Age Britons. The Independent
Catherine Boeckmann shares the meanings of flowers. The Old Farmer’s Almanac
Sarah Barnes introduces us to Matt Burgess, the photographer who captures the moods of waves. My Modern Met
Madeleine Stone reports that the Antarctic peninsula is setting heat records, but they won’t stand for long. National Geographic
Does consciousness influence quantum mechanics? PBS Space Time
Lori Dorn shares an amazing video of an industrious mouse tidying up a retire electrician’s tool shed each night. Laughing Squid
The mating dance of the peacock spider. Ze Frank (who else?)
And that is your edutainment for the week. Thanks for stopping by. I hope you’re taking away something to inspire your next creative project.
I might get my next chapter update out on the weekend.
Until then, be well, my writerly friends 🙂
Welcome back! It’s time to get your mental corn popping.
Michael Hobbes: everything you know about obesity is wrong. Huffington Post
Arvin Ash explains why we dream.
Erin Brunch explains how the “feelings wheel” reveals the complexity of your emotion. Confession: I was more interested in this for character development rather than personal development. Well and Good
SciShow Space news considered the impact (pun intended) of an ancient asteroid on Earth and the possibilities for feeding people on Mars.
Joe Pappalardo takes a squirm-inducing look at the parasites trying to control our brains. Popular Mechanics
Melissa Kent: Autumn Pelletier tells world leaders to “warrior up” to protect water. CBC
Paige Embry reports on the honeybee’s most fearsome enemy. UnDark
Michael S.A. Graziano considers the octopus: an alien among us. Literary Hub
Ze Frank gives us the True Facts of the ogre-faced spider.
A Space of Their Own, a New Online Database, Will Feature Works by 600+ Overlooked Female Artists from the 15th-19th Centuries. Open Culture
Thanks for stopping by. I hope you found something to inform or inspire you next creative project.
Until next tipsday, be well, be kind, and stay strong. The world needs your stories.
This week was thoughtier than usual 🙂
Dana Goodyear: can Hollywood change its ways? The New Yorker
Joseph Shapiro exposes the sexual assault epidemic that no one talks about. NPR
Zdravko Cvijetic lists 13 things you must give up to live the life you want. Uplift
Judith Graham says that good friends might be your best brain booster as you age. Scientific American
Ed Yong pays tribute to the transgender scientist who changed how we understand the brain. The Atlantic
The benefits of deep sleep and how we can get more of it. Dan Gartenberg’s TED Talk.
Holly Butcher was diagnosed with Ewings sarcoma and posted an inspirational message on the eve of her death. BoredPanda
Mya Fourstar aims for college basketball and life beyond the reserve. Jesse Dougherty for The Washington Post.
Arthur C. Clarke predicts the internet in 1962.
Dave Mosher reports on the Jupiter probe’s latest mind-bending images of the gas giant. The Business Insider
Andrew Fazekas shares his top eight must-see sky events of 2018. National Geographic
NPR’s Skunk Bear explores the sci-fi sound of singing ice.
SciShow: Egyptian Blue. Modern applications for an ancient pigment.
Shake your silk-maker: the dance of the peacock spider.
The firefly experience.
I hope something in this curation got your mental corn popping.
Be well until the weekend.