This week I watched My Octopus Teacher on Netflix. It's a narrated documentary by Craig Foster about bonding with an octopus in the ocean. The film is visually stunning and extremely heartwarming. If you are looking for a perspective reset and something as far away from the pandemic as possible, this is the film to watch.
Intelivate published a useful list of eleven strategies for conflict management, including identifying and managing emotional triggers, deflecting emotional reactions, and using empathy and power of ownership statements.
El Pais published another set of informative Covid infection animations, this time illustrating how communial air extraction pipes in apartment buildings can facilitate the spread of Covid from different apartments in an air suction loop. Apartment buildings built prior to 1975 in Spain contain these communical air pipes in bathrooms.
This recent episode of NPR Shortwave is mind-blowing. As it turns out, the sperm race story of contraception that we all learn in school is not what happens in reality, and is littered with mysogonistic bias. The Shortwave team do a great job in this episode describing how the biological process actually works.
Radio Garden is a fantastic website that allows you to surf the globe and listen to radio stations in different countries. The interface makes it so easy to hop around the world listening to music that you can easily spend lots of time listening without realising it.