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Avalanche Expert Dies After Letting His Guard Down

On January 14, 2005, Shane Maixner died in an avalanche. The 27-year-old and four of his friends drove to the Canyons ski resort outside Park City, Utah, ...

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Senior Citizen Mistaken for Dead

On March 19, 2005, when a resident at an extended care facility in British Columbia, Canada, died, the medical personnel did what they usually did. They ...

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Girl's Warning Saves Dozens from Tsunami

In Phuket, Thailand, Tilly Smith, a determined 10-year-old girl, saved her parents and dozens of fellow vacationers from the deadly tsunami because she ...

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Gorilla Proves We Can Miss the Obvious

Why do some people see opportunities others miss? In the book Did You Spot the Gorilla? psychologist Richard Wiseman describes an experiment that provides ...

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Dogwalker Finds Ancient Gold Penny

While walking his dog on a river-side path in Bedfordshire, England, a man found an ancient gold penny. After examining it, coin expert Richard Bishop ...

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Actor Tim Allen on Sleeping Through Life

Tim Allen, star of the television sitcom "Home Improvement" said:

How much of the day are you awake? You think, I gotta get the dry cleaning, ...

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Too Late for Concorde Airliner

On July 25, 2000, Air France Concorde flight 4590 on July 25, 2000, which crashed on take off in Paris. One hundred passengers, nine crew, and four people ...

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If I Should Wake Before I Die

In graduate school, I took a course in Chinese philosophy. The Buddhist monk who taught the course said to me, "As a Christian, you teach your children ...

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The Devil's Entree

Irritation in the heart of a believer is always an invitation to the devil to stand by.

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I throw myself down in my chamber, and I call in and invite God and his angels thither, and when they are there, I neglect God and his angels, for the ...

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