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Navy SEAL on the Importance of Small Things

Retired US Navy Four-Star Admiral William McRaven spoke to the students at the University of Texas about what needed to be done to change the world:

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Penguin Jumps Aboard Boat to Avoid Killer Whales

Travel blogger Matt Karsten was sightseeing on a small dinghy during a trip to Antarctica with his wife and some friends when they happened to notice ...


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This Is Why Japanese Children Score Higher on Math Tests

In standardized math tests, Japanese children consistently score higher than their American counterparts. Researchers have found that it has more to do ...


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This One Thing Makes Success Look Easy

It's easy to envy the success of others while ignoring the sacrifices that made it possible. The more effortless something looks, the more effort ...


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The Seedbed of Elon Musk's Imagination

Joshua Haldeman grew up on the prairies of Saskatchewan. When the domino effect of the Great Depression hit Canada, Haldeman lost his five-thousand-acre ...


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U2 Perseveres and Makes One of Their Best Songs

When U2 were recording their album the Joshua Tree, they spent more time working on the song “Where the Streets Have No Name” than the rest ...


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Strength to Endure

In the darkest moment of Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings, Sam, the Hobbit, looks up into the poisonous skies of Mordor, and receives an unexpected comfort: ...


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Finishing the Christian Race Well

When the Olympic Games of 1964 were held in Tokyo, Sri Lanka sent a contingent to the games, including a 10,000-meter runner by the name of Ranatunge ...


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A Parent’s Job Is Never Done

There’s an old saying that says, “A parent’s job is never done.” Norma Brickey typifies that statement. Norma Brickey, 82, has ...


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Audacious NFL Walk-On Rookie Scored 86-Yard TD

In a preseason game against Washington, Cleveland Browns rookie receiver Damon Sheehy-Guiseppi returned a punt 86 yards for a touchdown. Not only were ...


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