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Japanese Word for 'Golden Repair'

There is a Japanese word, kintsukuroi, that means "golden repair." It is the art of restoring broken pottery with gold so the fractures are literally ...


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Professor Posts a 'Failure Resume'

We all have failures in our careers. But usually we keep quiet about it. Not this Princeton professor, who recently shared his CV of failures on Twitter ...


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HBO Show on How We Need to Confess Sins

Oddly enough, contemporary television seems to appreciate [the truth that we need to confess our sins to one another]. One example is HBO's dark, disturbing, ...


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Karl Barth Retells Legend of the Saved Rider

Karl Barth preached regularly to the inmates of the prison in his hometown of Basel, Switzerland. Knowledge of that context adds poignancy to the sermons. ...


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'Challenger' Engineer Still Regrets Launch that Killed Seven

NPR ran a heartbreaking interview with Robert Ebeling, an engineer who worked on the 1986 Challenger launch that resulted in the death of all seven occupants. ...


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MD Describes Importance of Blood

Physician Horace Smith describes the importance of human blood:

Each drop of human blood contains over 5 million red cells … In an average lifetime, ...

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Prisoners Share Stories About Their Freedom

New York magazine interviewed several former inmates and asked them to describe their first hours or day of freedom. These men had been wrongfully convicted, ...


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Treating the Cause, Not the Symptom

William Campbell and Satoshi Ōmura were recently awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize for Physiology and Medicine. The prize recognizes their discovery in the ...


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Actor Rob Lowe on Karma

"I try to hold on to the things I believe to be good and true. Good things happen to good people. Karma is real. There is a larger, better plan for us ...


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Words That Have Changed Meaning Over Time

Words change meaning over time in ways that might surprise you. Here are just a few examples of words (so, preacher, take your choice) you may not have ...


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