“5 stages of grief” is a myth — and knowing that helps us better cope with loss
The “monomyth” model of grieving offers closure and recovery, but in most traditional cultures the dead never leave the living.
Why death matters
Reframing life in terms of death reveals some of the biggest philosophical problems with how we think about living systems.
Neuroscience shows that speed reading is bullshit
Speed reading programs claim to teach students how to read more quickly without reducing comprehension. Research shows that they don’t work.
Theory of mind: What chess and drug dealers can teach you about manipulation
Geopsychology: Your personality depends on where you live
Ukrainian artists turn to NFTs to tell their stories 
Watch John McEnroe take on past versions of himself on the court
The NBA’s Golden State Warriors use data to optimize the fan experience 
Kendrick Lamar deepfakes made by South Park creators’ studio 
North Korean citizens are jailbreaking smartphones to bypass censorship 
Derinkuyu: Mysterious underground city in Turkey found in man’s basement
WeChat users try to keep Shanghai lockdown protest video ahead of censors 
The future of classified intelligence may be sharing it