Catch up on the articles Pocket readers couldn’t put down this month.
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Emily Grosvenor offers some interior design tips for the struggling bibliophile.
How one Uyghur man fled Xinjiang via the notorious smugglers' road and broke out of a Thai prison.
Calling all Gen Xers and elder millennials: Those old copies of Pearl Jam’s “Ten” could you earn you a bundle.
Yeonmi Park’s account of the horrors of North Korea made her a human rights celebrity. Her new claims that America is on the same path have made her a right-wing media star.
In the past few years, neuroscientists have started to better understand what's going on in kids' brains (and adult brains, too) while they're streaming cartoons, playing video games, scrolling through social media, and eating rich, sugar-laden foods.
A vast fungal web braids together life on Earth. Merlin Sheldrake wants to help us see it.
The idea that we’re running behind unless we’re always running toward the next best thing and our next best self doesn’t just bypass the million ways our time is shaped and spent. It limits our ambition.
Here’s the No. 1 Way to Sound Smarter When Making Small Talk, Say Harvard and Wharton Researchers [Week of 6/17]CNBC
Making small talk with someone you’ve just met can be terrifying. Common sense tells us we need to convince the other person that we’re smart, so we casually drop our job title, education and accomplishments. But it turns out that’s exactly the wrong approach.
These three habits help your body, and also have a positive impact on your brain.
Or, the Count of Melty Crispo.
It’s about more than listening.
Isabella Weber’s heterodox ideas about government price controls are transforming policy in the United States and across Europe.
From excessive hygiene to low-fiber diets, author Theresa MacPhail explores the deep-rooted causes of rising allergy rates in her new book Allergic.
The show was a groundbreaking smash, but behind the scenes it devolved into such toxicity that even co-showrunner Damon Lindelof now says of his leadership: “I failed.” A powerful excerpt from the new book Burn It Down.
An excerpt from François Caradec’s book Dictionary of Gestures.
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