The thoughty is gaining strength again.
The Golden clock: how one simple time hack can increase your happiness at work. Steve Farber for Inc.
Eric Barker explains how mindfulness really works. The Week
Anna Lovind explores the truth about procrastinators and overachievers.
Lolly Daskal lists seven reasons employees quit, even when they like their jobs. Inc.
Rami Malek is the Emmy’s first non-white best actor winner in 18 years. Tahirah Hairston for Fusion.
A DNA study confirms that indigenous Australians are the most ancient civilisation on Earth. Hannah Devlin for The Guardian.
The US faces a scathing UN human rights review. Natasja Sheriff for Aljazeera America.
Laura Kastner explores the boy code and toxic masculinity. This is another reason why everyone needs to be a feminist. Parent Map
Chelsea G. Summers: the politics of pockets. Racked
France has banned plastic cups, plates, and cutlery. Shehab Khan for The Independent.
Ancient Persians built really effective ice houses. The Vintage News
The Vintage News shares the good reasons why castle stairs were built spiralling clockwise.
Ross Kenneth Urkin reports on the forgotten Jewish pirates of Jamaica. The Smithsonian
Farnam Street shares The Feynman Technique, the best way to learn anything.
George Dvorsky reports that scientists have finally figured out why tardigrades are so indestructible. Gizmodo
No, NASA did not just change your astrological sign. Ria Misra for Gizmodo.
Futurism shares an infographic on human evolution into the near and far future.
Jennifer Ouellette: quantum cat experiment captured on camera. Gizmodo
Allyson Souza shares seven reasons your dog should sleep in your bed. Little Things
Dogs vs. stairs. Petcha
Here’s hoping your mental corn is well and truly popped.
See you Saturday for the September edition of the next chapter.