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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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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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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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The Value of Being a Little Behind

In his New York Times bestselling bookWhen: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing, Daniel Pink explains the value of being a little behind. In the ...


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High-Wire Walker on the Dangers of Invincibility

The Walk is the 2015 motion picture, and true story, about high-wire artist Philippe Petit. In 1974 he fulfilled his dream of walking between the World ...


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The Finish Is More Important Than the Start

I discovered the importance of pacing when running my first triathlon. I did all my training for the swim leg of the race in a pool. And my times were ...


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Marathoner Finished Race Despite Assault

Vanderlei Lima went to Athens to do what no other Brazilian had ever done—medal in the Olympic marathon. This marathon was special. The runners would ...


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The Finish Is What Counts

I taught all my kids to enjoy running. Then they taught me how not to enjoy it. While I could keep a pace ahead of them, it was great. But when they began ...


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Running a Ninety-Five-Yard Dash

A friend of mine described a colleague as great at running the "ninety-five-yard dash." That is a distinction I can do without. Lacking the ...


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Endurance Takes a Big Heart

A recent television documentary pointed out that the cheetah survives on the African plains by running down its prey. The big cat can sprint seventy miles ...


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