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Pocket’s Best of 2022: Science

Essential reading about pathbreaking research and strange discoveries.

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Read when you’ve got time to spare.

The grueling cost of leg lengthening, a curfew for your cat, and the questionable permanence of permafrost.

I Wish I Was a Little Bit Taller

Chris Gayomali

A growing number of men are undergoing a radical and expensive surgery to grow anywhere from three to six inches. The catch: It requires having both your femurs broken. GQ goes inside the booming world of leg lengthening.

Pocket’s Top Articles of 2022


Explore the stories that defined the year, and the ones we’ll still be talking about in 2023. Plus, discover the best long reads, smart advice, and entertaining culture writing that Pocket readers loved this year.