Yesterday was my Dad’s birthday. If still alive, he would have turned 90. My Mother says he got his wish to die before growing old. 826 more words
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Failure is not a permanent condition. In fact, it may be the essential secret to success.
Psychologist and former teacher Angela Lee Duckworth says the trait most important to success is grit – the ability to take a blow, get up and keep going. 302 more words
A Pennsylvania newspaper apologized last week for a 150-year-old editorial panning Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address as a bunch of uninspiring, “silly remarks.”
It didn’t take the rest of the world that long to recognize Lincoln’s brief oration as a masterpiece, which some call the greatest speech of all time. 454 more words
“Huh?” is one of the most annoying grunts people utter. Now it turns out it is one of the most universal utterances of humanity.
Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics have discovered “strikingly similar” versions of “huh?” in languages over five continents, proving it isn’t just the vacant response of teenagers to parents yelling at them to do their homework. 283 more words