“Your poor dumb brain is only trying to help, in the best way it knows how.” From NYT Mag: Reading makes you carsick because your brain thinks it’s being poisoned. Some stories make me carsick even when I’m sitting on my couch.

+ Quartz on the many ways profanity is good for you.

+ Looking to motivate your entitled kid to get a summer job? Tell them Sasha Obama is bussing tables.