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Many Think They Can Land a Plane

Picture this: you’re nestled comfortably in your airline seat cruising towards your holiday destination when a flight attendant’s voice breaks ...


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Super Chickens Don’t Flourish

William Muir, a researcher at Purdue University, studies the productivity of chickens. He wants to know how to breed chickens that lay lots of eggs and ...


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Overconfident People Try to Beat World’s Best Sprinters

Christian Coleman is the reigning world champion in the men’s 100 meters. From time to time, strangers approach the 26-year-old Atlanta native with ...


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‘Humility’ Is Really Our New Pride

Columnist David Brooks mocks what passes for humility these days. He points to a tweet from the president of the European Central Bank: “I was humbled ...


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False Assumptions About Others

Author Todd Rose makes the point that our tendency to make false assumptions, or fall into collective illusions, can result in mistrust, discouragement, ...


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Actress Says: "Only You Know What's Best for You'

A recent interview with actress Maria Fabriela de Faria, in Global Heroes from The Wall Street Journal, perfectly reveals our culture of self-centered ...


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Apple's Employee Number 0

Robert X Cringely, in his book Accidental Empires, tells about the early days of Apple. In the late 1970’s, Apple had grown beyond the point that ...


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Pro Basketball Coach Exposes the ‘Disease of More’

NBA Hall of Fame coach Pat Riley popularized the term the “Disease of More.” Riley has noted that many championship pro teams in the NFL, ...


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Doctor Notes Rise in 'Selfie Wrist' Cases

It's a sign of the times--and maybe a sign of our culture. People are taking so many selfies, they're getting "Selfie Wrist." Tina Choi, ...


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Court Rejects Man’s Attempt to Legally Change His Age

Applicant Emile Ratelband recently petitioned a Dutch court to change his official date of birth. Ratelband, a motivational speaker and hedonist, wanted ...


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