My last thoughty Thursday! Parting is such sweet sorrow. Feel free to peruse the archives if you need to get your mental corn popping in the future.
Kaelyn Forde introduces us to the women fighting one of the harshest abortion laws in the Americas. The Walrus
Candace Maracle: Elisapie gets nostalgic with Inuktitut rendition of Blondie’s Heart of Glass. And it’s freakin’ awesome! CBC Indigenous
Guy Kawasaki interviews Temple Grandin: different minds for different times. The Remarkable People Podcast
Sagy Zwirn is all about the fire and brimstone, or how the dichotomy of heaven and hell came to be, and why it bears no resemblance to what the Bible actually says. JSTOR Daily
Lorne Cook and Matthew Lee: Finland joins NATO in major blow to Russia over Ukraine War. Associated Press
Anne Trafton reports that new nanoparticles can perform gene editing in the lungs, offering hope for Cystic Fibrosis and other lung disease patients. MIT News
Nicole Schmidt wonders, will groceries ever be affordable? The Walrus
Stephen Clark: NASA names crew for first human mission to the moon in over 50 years. Spaceflight Now
Brett Tingly explains why NASA’s Artemis II will only fly around the moon, not orbit, or land. Space.com
JWST scores another ringed world with new image of Uranus. Shiny! NASA
Gaia discovers a new family of black holes. Phys.org
Davide Castelvecchi: light waves squeezed through “slits in time.” Nature
Ashawnta Jackson: money, murder, and Mrs. Clem. JSTOR Daily
Erin Blakemore explains why England’s “lost king” ended up buried beneath a parking lot. National Geographic
Henry Grabar explains how Paris kicked out the cars. Slate
Bob Weber: scientists confirm first Canadian fossil of a dire wolf, Ice Age predator featured in Game of Thrones. The Globe and Mail
Researchers discover birds with neurotoxin-laden feathers in New Guinea. Phys.org
Annette McGivney takes us inside the stunning brains of natures hardest workers: “Bees are sentient.” The Guardian
Thanks for stopping by. I hope you took away something to inspire a future creative project.
Until my next chapter update (returning to it’s monthly format, so the first weekend in May), be well and stay safe; be kind and stay strong. The world needs your stories!