American homes today are triple the size they were in the 1950s. And with more space has come more stuff. But a growing number of advocates say it is time to simplify. The lure of the minimalist lifestyle – and what it could mean for our health and happiness.
In 1897, Arctic explorer Robert Peary brought a group of Eskimos to New York City. A young boy named Minik was among them. After several of the Eskimos died, Minik was horrified to realize that their skeletons — including that of his own father — had become part of the collection of the Museum of Natural History. In his new book, author Kenn Harper tells the story of the Eskimos’ long fight to retrieve the remains.
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