Interesting Links (4.18.2018)

The Megafire Burning in Oklahoma

A fire so big, it has a name. Rhea.

Paying My Respects to Pap Thomas

While Grant’s funeral was one of the largest events ever in New York, Thomas’s was a much different affair. Not a single one of Thomas’s blood relatives attended, bitter over his loyalty to the Union over Virginia.

Yale is Letting Anyone Take Its Most Popular Class Ever for Free

I listened to an interview with the instructor, Laurie Santos. She’s not a positive psychologist, but she developed this course after becoming a “Head of College” and overseeing 400 residential students. She was overwhelmed by the amount of anxiety, depression, stress, and loneliness they were dealing with.