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Hitter Ted Williams Senses Weight of Bats

Ted Williams, the last baseball player to hit better than .400 in a season, died [in July 2002] at the age of 83. "There is no joy in Red Sox nation, ...


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Lewis Smedes Finds God in English 101

In his autobiography, Dr. Lewis Smedes writes of his early years in the faith. A turning point came as a freshman at Calvin College. He writes:

The first ...

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Stradivari's Skill Is a Mystery

Perhaps the greatest of all Stradivarius mysteries is why no modern violinmaker has been able to replicate Stradivari's work. The violins of Stradivari's ...


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Master Violinist Goes Unrecognized

Joshua Bell emerged from the Metro and positioned himself against a wall beside a trash basket. By most measures, he was nondescript—a youngish ...


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Son's Rescue Teaches Valuable Lesson

Max DePree had a young grandson who once locked himself in the bathroom. Nothing his mother did could get him out. She called the police, and they too ...


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"Bee Movie": The Importance of Doing Our Part

Bee Movie centers on the life of Barry B. Benson—a maverick bee who is less than enthusiastic about taking his place in the hive as a life-long ...


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The Parade Nobody Gets to Watch

In his book A Million Miles in a Thousand Years, Donald Miller describes a New Year's Day parade held in San Diego. But this was no ordinary parade. This ...


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Japanese Sword Maker Discusses Craftsmanship and Discipleship

Editor's Note: The beautiful short film behind this illustration focuses on one of the last remaining Japanese swordsmiths. The text below comes from ...


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One of the Worst Hitters in Baseball is a Hot Commodity

In February 2019, The Wall Street Journal called Major League Baseball player Jeff Mathis one of the most hotly anticipated free agents in baseball. But ...


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Elite College Students Bested by Average Kindergartners

Over the course of several months, Peter Skillman conducted a study pitting the skill of elite university students against that of the average kindergartner. ...


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