Often underestimated, doing nothing is a powerful force for good…
Later by James Surowiecki - What does procrastination tell us about ourselves?
Minding the Gaps by Melissa Healy - Go ahead and let your thoughts wander: An ‘idle’ brain may be the self’s workshop.
The Benefits of Distraction by Sam Anderson - Why the recent spate of diatribes against the attention deficit generation may be barking up the wrong tree.
Zoning Out Is a Crucial Mental State by Carl Zimmer - This one pretty much does what it says on the tin.
The Virtues of Daydreaming by Jonah Lehrer - Okay, so it’s not exactly doing nothing, but close enough.