The April 28 Version
I’ve been “away” on some other projects and having finished those up I’m rebooting some of the writing I really want to do. (Note when they wave a cheque in front of your face, you pay attention. Ah, the life of a freelance writer…)
In celebration of one gabillionaire buying Twitter from other gabillionaires, Here are 50 tweets that sum up what being in your 30’s is like. Click here to read.
Open Culture is an amazing website and every now and then they post links to free courses. Here’s the latest one listing 1700 free courses. Go follow the site itself if you’re interested in cultural conversations or take a course or three.
Understanding War. I’m interested in the study of war in civilizations across history and this website is one of the better ones to help people like me understand the nuances of this most-ancient of human activities. Their coverage of the Ukrainian war is particularly good (without a political axe to grind)
I can’t decide if this is Tom Swift Jr or Doctor Dolittle but all I know is I want a ride.
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Here are a few interesting links I found this past week.
Note this is a new/old feature I’m rebooting to share just a few of the articles I find.
What’s the most dangerous personality type?
Science has figured it out apparently. “A new “dangerous” character trait dubbed “dark empathy” has been identified by scientists — but do you possess it?”
U.S. Government Releases Classified UFO Report With Huge, Intriguing Redactions.
Name a better duo than the US government and hiding secrets about UFOs. We’ll wait.
Click here to read.
Neuroscientist Ponders Whether People Remain Conscious After Having Their Heads Chopped Off
Here’s a macabre question: how long can the brain continue to process information after being severed from its body? Do we actually see our lives flash before our eyes? And how long does it take to actually lose consciousness after such a catastrophic injury?
Click to read
The Entire Conger Ice Shelf Has Collapsed.
NASA scientist says complete collapse of ice shelf as big as Rome during unusually high temperatures is ‘sign of what might be coming’
Click to read
I hope you found (at least) one of these interesting. I’ll continue to share interesting links as they roll across my desk. All topics, all sources.
As this is the first post in this series, let me explain what I’m doing. I read a lot and when I find something useful or intriguing, I send myself the links.
I have hundreds of these in my Evernote file and I decided you might like to see some of things I find interesting/useful so I’ve decided to share them with you on an ongoing basis.
Cocoa flavanols can boost memory in older people, study says
An apple a day can reduce Alzheimer’s risk, scientists say
The Science of Siestas: The Genetic Basis for Daytime Napping – Neuroscience News
What Causes Burnout and How To Prevent It