Here is this week’s list of blog posts, photo essays, and other tidbits from my favourite corners of the web.
Did Neanderthals Die Out Because of the Paleo Diet? Yes, the title is a little click-bait-y, but don’t you wish we could travel back in time and answer questions like this one for good? There are so many things I’d love to know about Neanderthals. When I was a kid, I used to fantasize about scientists finding a small tribe or two of them somewhere, figuring out how to communicate with them, and finding out all kinds of interesting stuff.
It’s time to gear up for your next adventure. You break out the suitcase, find all of your travel documents, gas the car and you’re ready to take off on your journey! BUT WAIT, you forgot one very important thing…you need to pack kindness.
The Questions That Every State Googles the Most. Fair warning: some of these questions are not necessarily work- or kid-safe. We need a Canadian version of this, though.
Why It’s Okay to Say Nice Things to Famous People. I regularly compliment the non-famous people I know, but I’ve only ever occasionally thought to do the same thing with famous people. Like the author, I’ve assumed that anyone who is even slightly well known already gets more than enough praise. What an interesting and thoughtful idea, though! I will start taking this guy’s recommendation.
Finding My Way Through the Maze to Reach a Milestone via KathyPooler. Who else is impatient when they’re sick? While I’ve never been as ill as Kathy was and is, I definitely sympathize with her frustrations. It can be difficult to remain cheerful when your body isn’t cooperating.
What have you been reading?