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Spirit Apnea and Spiritual CPAP

The American Sleep Apnea Association estimates that 22 million of us suffer from some form of sleep apnea. This is a potentially serious disorder in which ...


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Once Hated, Now a Hero

In the 1960s, towns along the northeast coast of Japan began erecting seawalls to withstand waves of about 30 feet (the height of a terrible tsunami that ...


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Resist the Enemy ... Like the Llama

Like many sheep ranchers in the West, Lexy Fowler has tried just about everything to stop crafty coyotes from killing her sheep. She has used odor sprays, ...


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Hidden Electronics in Your Car Aren’t Safe from Thieves

Car thieves have been around forever, and used to just smash out a window to steal vehicles of choice. Unfortunately, they have been able to up their ...


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When the Alarm Clock Was a Person

There once was a time people were awakened, not by a cell phone or even an alarm clock, but by a “knocker-upper.” For many workers in early ...


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Woman Wins $10,000 By Reading Fine Print

Be sure to read the fine print. We’ve all heard it, but how many people do it? At least one and it just netted her an easy $10,000. St. Petersburg-based ...


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Robbery Foiled by Octogenarian Bodybuilder

When 82-year-old Willie Murphy heard the sound of an intruder breaking into her home, she felt bad. Bad for the intruder, that is. Murphy said to reporters, ...


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Look at Your Fish

The writer David McCullough tacked a plaque above his desk that reads: “Look at your Fish.” It’s a story about the value of seeing.

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Why Athletes (and Christians) Need a ‘Quiet Eye’

Researchers have now identified some of the common mental processes that mark out elite athletes. And one of the most intriguing aspects appears to be ...


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Sea Gypsies Saved by Alertness to Danger Signs

In a recent book, Mark Batterson writes that on December 26, 2004, the third-largest earthquake ever recorded by seismograph occurred deep beneath the ...


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