It’s been hot and humid for the past couple of weeks. Nothing to compare with what some areas have experienced, but climate change is having its effect even up here in northeastern Ontario.
Grab a cooling beverage, put your feet up, and get your mental corn popping.
Steve Karnowski: ex-cop gets 2 ½ years for violating George Floyd’s rights. Associated Press
Katie Fustich says that Handmaid’s Tale imagery hurts the abortion fight. Teen Vogue
Ukraine and Russia: what you need to know right now. Reuters
Khadija Mbowe tackles the topic of men in pearls. You can always change your mind
Erica Alini explains why Canadians with long covid struggle to access financial aid. The Globe and Mail
Laurentian files plan of arrangement; announces Haché’s retirement. One thing the article doesn’t mention, that subsequently emerged on the news, is that they’re liquidating grant, scholarship, and research funding. I’m thinking some people aren’t going to stand for that. Sudbury.com
Gloria Liu: in praise of pointless goals. The Atlantic
Maggie Zhou explains why anti-goals might be the best approach to future planning. Refinery 29
Stephanie Vozza defines the four boundaries your brain needs to feel less overwhelmed. Fast Company
Guy Kawasaki interviews Pamela Hawley about how to foster volunteerism and social activism. The Remarkable People Podcast
Clark Quinn considers templates as content extensions. Learnlets
Pema Bakshi explains the 14 types of romantic crushes. Refinery 29
The JWST pictures you probably haven’t seen yet. SciShow
Will Dunham: scientists find a black hole deemed a “needle in a haystack.” Reuters
Why no one can agree on what’s really the tallest mountain. Be Smart
Ian Rose: every good bird does fine. JSTOR Daily
Carolyn Kormann is saving the butterfly forest. The New Yorker
Thank you for stopping by. I hope you found something to inspire a future creative project.
Until next tipsday, be well and s stay safe; be kind and stay strong. The world needs your stories!