How to Skim

Become an expert longform article reader, in two minutes.

If you’re able to gather the gist of this post twice as fast as your peers, you have a valuable skill. In a world of intense, fast-paced online consumption, speed-readers rule the day.

To that end, watch the video above for a helpful tutorial on how to train your brain and eyes to skim with the very best of them. With a little work, a few new skills, and some dense newspaper articles for practice, you’ll swiftly glean the most important information from long-form articles in no time.