The best way to remember what you’re reading  

A study run by researchers Noah Farrin and Colin MacLeod, from the University of Waterloo in Ontario Canada found that the most effective way to remember what you’re reading is to read it to yourself out loud.

And here’s why.

The Kindle is progress  

Back in the day, the horse and buggy had to give way to the automobile—and now it looks like it’s the turn of printed literature to give way to electronic literature.

“The notion that physical books are ending their lifecycle is upsetting to people who hold them to be synonymous with literature and terrifying to those who make their living within the existing structures of publishing. As an editor and a lover of books, I sympathize. But why should a civilization that reads electronically be any less literate than one that harvests trees to do so?”