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Believing We Drive Better Than We Do
Who's a good driver? Everyone is, if you ask them. That's the finding of an American Automobile Association survey published February 2017 that found ...
A Sailboat Is Useless without Wind, So Is a Believer without the Spirit
Imagine that you've decided to go sailing. The problem is that you know next to nothing about sailing. So you to the store and you purchase several books ...
31-Year-Old Climber Completes Solo, Gear-Free Summit of Yosemite's El Capitan
In Yosemite National Park stands a 3,000-foot wall of granite known as El Capitan. It's long been a rock climber's dream, but it's a daring dream. Reaching ...
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 ...
Detective Accepts Christ Based on Evidence
As a cold-case homicide detective, J. Warner Wallace called himself a hardcore atheist and "evidentialist" because he believed the truth was always tied ...
Less-Confident People Are More Successful
Writing in The Harvard Business Review, Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, a CEO and business professor, had some surprising conclusions about self-confidence and ...
A Cultural Shift on Pride
In an NPR interview, David Brooks, author of The Road to Character, observes how differently we deal with promoting our own success. Brooks said:
The day ...
New Parachute Inventor Plunges to Death
On February 22, 1911, Gaston Hervieu climbed the Eiffel Tower to test a new parachute for pilots. He checked the wind, took a nervous breath, and began ...
40 Percent of Men on Dating Site Claim Genius Status
There's nothing wrong with thinking that you're smart. You probably are pretty smart, and we commend your healthy esteem and belief in yourself. But healthy ...
Celebrity Claims Life Must Be 'I-directed'
After a cancer diagnosis and enduring 17-months of chemo and radiation, Robin Quivers, co-host for shock-jock radio show host Howard Stern, claims to ...