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Pocket’s Top 10 Stories for August 2022

Pocket Editors

How to revive an old computer, estimate distance using only your thumb, and introduce yourself properly. Plus: The best science fiction books of all time.

Is Social Media Making Us Stupid?

Alex Kantrowitz

How social platforms are reshaping our lives for better or worse, with analysis from Big Technology Podcast host Alex Kantrowitz.

Pocket’s Top 10 Stories for July 2022

Pocket Editors

The month’s most saved: Mysteries of the brain, the best sunblock you can’t buy, and death doulas on the most common regrets of the dying.

How to Ground Yourself

Dacher Keltner

Connecting to the Earth’s surface—aka the ground—does some pretty incredible things. Dr. Dacher Keltner from The Science of Happiness explores the science behind it.