Your Hiatus Reading List
Take a break from non-stop news with these insightful, educational books and documentaries. Updated weekly.
This is an archive of Deep Dives from Hiatus, the free current events briefing with no links, no likes and no distractions.
In addition to covering the news you need to be an informed, responsible citizen, each weekly briefing includes a Deep Dive into one insightful, fun and educational resources, so you can focus on something valuable and avoid the urge to surf.
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Science & Technology
A gene-splicing experiment sheds light on the mass extinction that started when humans conquered Earth.medium.com
Psychology & Self-Development
And yet, the human race lives on.medium.com
Exploring the daily rituals of the brilliant, famous and weird.medium.com
Driving is dangerous and infuriating because it forces our brains to break from millions of years of evolution.medium.com
Build an impressive library — for free — and travel into the imagination of great writers from centuries ago.medium.com
The neurology of selling us more — and making us crave products we didn’t even know we wanted.medium.com
Government & World
Looking back with 100 years of hindsight, one of humanity’s most deadly conflicts got us nowhere.medium.com
Rob Howard is the author of Hiatus, a free, weekly current events briefing with no links, no likes and no distractions. In five minutes a week, you get the knowledge you need to be an informed, responsible citizen.