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Living with Uncertainty in a Time of Crisis

Author Elizabeth L. Silver wrote the very personal memoir The Tincture of Time. It is about her then baby daughter’s stroke at six weeks and the ...


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How Dogs and Humans Learn Helplessness

In his best-selling book Essentialism, author Greg McKeown describes how we develop a sense of what’s called “learned helplessness.”


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The Futility of Rooting Out Sin Apart from The Holy Spirit

For the last 20 years sociologist Peter Simi has spent time with and studied white supremacist groups and individuals. Many groups, such as the White ...


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Police Officer’s Tesla Runs Out of Battery Power During Chase

The last thing a police officer trying to chase down a suspect in a high-speed pursuit needs to see is a warning that their patrol car is running low ...


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Why Do So Many Egyptian Statues Have Broken Noses?

Here’s the most common question from visitors to Brooklyn Museum's Egyptian art galleries: Why are the statues’ noses broken?

Edward Bleiberg, ...


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H. G. Wells Novel Illustrates the Ineffectiveness of the Law

The Island of Dr. Moreau is a science fiction novel by H. G. Wells, but in this story the main character does not travel through time or fight aliens ...


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Cruelty in Hospital Discharge Sparks Outrage

A viral video sparked national outrage after a bystander took footage of a woman discharged from a hospital in near-freezing weather.

Bystander Imamu Baraka ...


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Failure Is Much More Common than Success

In his book, Break Open the Sky, Steven Bauman writes:

Despite our near-phobic fear of failure, the facts suggest that it's actually a common, almost universal, ...


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50 Least Powerful People in the World

Every year the website Wall Street 24/7 runs their list of the "50 Least Powerful People in the World." This year's list included an intro that could ...


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50 Least Powerful People in the World

The website Wall Street 24/7 recently posted their latest list of the "Least Powerful People in the World." The list tracks what they call the top 50 ...


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