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Building 20 at MIT Brought Together Diverse People

MIT used to have a famous office building simply called Building 20. This structure, located at the intersection of Main and Vassar Streets in East Cambridge, ...


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Two Kids Dream of Flight

Any given day, 23,000 scheduled flights take off and land at American airports. At any given time, 5,000 of those airplanes are simultaneously airborne. ...


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The Woman Who Invented Windshield Wipers

Like most women of her generation who visited New York in 1902, thirty-six-year-old Mary Anderson got to where she was going in a streetcar. On one particular ...


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The Man Who Reinvented Children's Books

A 1954 Life magazine article titled "Why Johnny Can't Read" argued that the "Dick and Jane" books that most schools depended on were just too boring. ...

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The "15-70-15 Rule" of Involvement

In his work with International Justice (a Christian ministry that works to free the victims of human trafficking), Gary Haugen says he has noticed what ...


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Marriage Saved After Receiving Christ

Shawna Pilat had had enough. It was Sunday morning in January of 2000, and her husband, Rick, still wasn't home from his Saturday night partying. "I was ...


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Henry Ford on Reputation

"You can't build a reputation on what you are going to do."

—Henry Ford (1863–1947)


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Doctor Risks Himself to Advance Medicine

Dr. Evan O'Neill Kane was the chief surgeon of Kane Summit Hospital in New York City and had practiced his specialty for 37 years. He was convinced that ...


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Shareowners Influence Corporate Leaders

When we own individual stocks, exercising our shareowner rights—writing letters, voting proxies, and filing shareholder resolutions—can influence ...


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Preacher Backs Up Words with Action

James Forbes, senior minister of Riverside Church in Manhattan, New York, says:

I remember when I was preaching about South African apartheid. I was confronting ...

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