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The Average Adult Loses 9 Items a Day

Most of us regularly lose things: keys, wallets, TV remotes, glasses, and phones. Some of us are more prone to misplacing things than others. It’s ...


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MIT Professor on Our Yearning for Immortality

American physicist and author Alan Lightman is a professor at MIT. He contemplates the day of his daughter’s wedding:

It was a perfect picture of ...

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A Carol for the Despairing

“I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day” is a poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, later set to music. It was written over the Christmas of either ...


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Theology Is the Gospel Repair Shop

Author Sinclair Ferguson provides a helpful illustration to explain how theology works:

There is a program on BBC television I enjoy. It is called The ...

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Memories of Things Long Past

In March, 1941, a nurse on Bataan received a package mailed before the world-changing surprise attack on Hawaii on December 7, 1941. Opening it, with ...


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Woman Reunited with Dog During Search for New Pet

Just when Aisha Nieves thought she was ready to give up and move on, she unexpectedly found exactly what she’d been looking for. Or, rather, who. ...


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They Lost Their Loved Ones to COVID. Then They Heard from Them Again

When Ian and Michelle Horne got married, he wore a purple tie on their wedding day because it was her favorite color. Then came the pandemic.

In fall of ...


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Lost Passwords Lock Millionaires Out of Their Bitcoin Fortunes

Stefan Thomas, a programmer in San Francisco, has two guesses left to figure out a password that is worth about $220 million. The password will let him ...


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She Was Shamed for Still Having Christmas Lights Up

Sara Pascucci received a letter in the mail on Febuary 3 scolding her for still having Christmas decorations up. The anonymous letter read: “Take ...


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California Man Donates Baseball Cards to Wildfire Survivors

Reese Osterberg, like a lot of 9-year-old girls, loves baseball. The love of her favorite sport drove her to collect baseball cards. But when the largest ...


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