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The Lighthouse That Wrecked More Ships Than it Saved

For more than forty years a lighthouse stood on a large peninsula jutting into the Tasman Sea in southern Australia. It stood at a place where it shouldn’t ...


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Instructor Sued for Sword-Fighting Injury

When Jeremiah DuPrau signed up for a sword fighting class, he probably didn’t expect to lose vision in one eye and part of the other. But that’s ...


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The Painful Beauty of Creativity

The musician, poet, songwriter Leonard Cohen used the following image for the creative process of writing (for teachers, artists, preachers, etc.):

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U.S. Relay Teams Failed to Pass the Baton

It's the sound no relay runner wants to hear: Ping. Ping. Ping. At the 2008 Beijing Olympics, the United States men's and women's 4x100-meter relay teams ...


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Our Brains Are Wired to Connect Via Stories

The power of story is getting unlikely attention. In a fascinating collaboration, literary scholars and neuroscientists have teamed up to explore the ...


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Leonardo da Vinci—How to Be Insatiably Curious

The human brain weighs three pounds. It is the size of a softball, and yet with it we have the capacity to learn something new every second of every minute ...


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Writer Admits Disappointment with the Bible

The New York Times Sunday Book Review regularly interviews a writer about what books he or she is reading. In June 2015 they asked the screenwriter Judd ...


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Film 'Saving Mr. Banks' on the Power of Hope

Saving Mr. Banks, starring Emma Thompson and Tom Hanks, is the story of Pamela Travers, author of Mary Poppins. Due to the success of her children's books, ...


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Expert on Bull Runs Gets Gored By Bull

Every year revelers from around the world head to Pamplona, Spain to take part in the running of the bulls glorified by Ernest Hemingway's 1926 ...


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Inside the Minds and Hearts of Gang Members

According to the Los Angeles Police Department, there are more than 450 active gangs in L.A. with at least 45,000 members. Many have been operating for ...


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