This month, CJR presents “Required Skimming,” a daily miniguide to our staffers’ beats and obsessions. If we overlooked any of your must-read destinations, please tell us in the comments.

Megan Garber — Staff writer at The Atlantic (and CJR alum) who covers science and innovation with a geek’s infectious sense of wonder.

National Geographic — Whether it’s its indispensable science blog, gorgeous photos of lions, or a round-up of the best hiking trails, the online incarnation of the 125-year-old magazine is a terrific guide to the world’s marvels.

The Mind Report — A fascinating series of video conversations on, in which “cognitive scientists from Yale University converse with a wide array of thinkers, exploring the latest findings on how we think, feel and behave.”

BLDGBLOG — Cool tidbits about architecture, urban planning, and science fiction from Geoff Manaugh, the incoming editor-in-chief of Gizmodo.

Virginia Postrel — Author, Bloomberg columnist, and former editor of Reason. Follow her for a curation stream of reliably interesting pieces on everything from commerce to fashion history.

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