1. The story about post-menopausal whales is not only an interesting look at whale culture, but a basic biological premise. The article states that theoretically after the reproductive years are over, these mammals no longer have a purpose, and then goes on to show how whales use the post-menopausal elders. So maybe reproduction isn't everyone's only purpose?
2. Users of Ravelry may have a more duh reaction to this, but this post looks at how having only a like button on parts of the internet encourages people to be quiet when in agreement and extremely verbal when in disagreement.
3. DCist crunched the numbers on Datelab.
Bonus: My co-writer Sabrina Sol wrote a post about our love of second chance stories.