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The Danger of Checkpoint 24

Each year about four dozen athletes gather in Minnesota for the St. Croix 40 Winter Ultra. Runners spend good money to embark on a 40-mile ultra-marathon, ...


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When the Alarm Clock Was a Person

There once was a time people were awakened, not by a cell phone or even an alarm clock, but by a “knocker-upper.” For many workers in early ...


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Man Simulates Traffic Jam with Bunch of Smartphones in Wagon

As a piece entitled “Google Maps Hacks,” German performance artist Simon Weckert borrowed 99 smartphones and pulled them, in a child’s ...


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Look at Your Fish

The writer David McCullough tacked a plaque above his desk that reads: “Look at your Fish.” It’s a story about the value of seeing.

In ...


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Why Athletes (and Christians) Need a ‘Quiet Eye’

Researchers have now identified some of the common mental processes that mark out elite athletes. And one of the most intriguing aspects appears to be ...


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Sea Gypsies Saved by Alertness to Danger Signs

In a recent book, Mark Batterson writes that on December 26, 2004, the third-largest earthquake ever recorded by seismograph occurred deep beneath the ...


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Waffle House 'Selfie-Service' Shows Audacious Initiative

Hungry patron Alex Bowen waited for 10 minutes to order during a recent visit to a Waffle House at 2am; then he took matters into his own hands.

Upon finding ...


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Bobby the Terrier: A Story of Loyalty

In their book Known, Dick and Ruth Foth tell a poignant story of devotion and loyalty:

Edinburgh, Scotland, is famous for a story of a dog and his owner ...


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Police Academy Uses Rubber Chicken to Help Recruits Focus

Police academies are known to involve rigorous physical and mental tests in their curriculum to ensure that recruits are prepared for the harshness of ...


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The Film 'Race': Block Out All The Noise

Race is the 2016 motion picture about African American athlete Jesse Owens, who won four gold medals at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. In one scene, the track ...


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