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Challenge Update, September 2016

This was a pretty good month for me. I was nervous when I had to take a break from my long audiobook but I think everything will be good in the end. 403 more words


Book Review: Super Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner (5/5)

I read the first Freakonomics book back in 2013. I listened to the whole audio file in three days. I devoured it and I loved it. 808 more words


WWW Wednesday, 21-September-2016

Welcome to WWW Wednesday! This meme was formerly hosted by MizB at A Daily Rhythm and revived here on Taking on a World of Words. Just answer the three questions below and leave a link to your post in the comments for others to look at. 458 more words


What Is Your Limit?

“It is the brain, not the heart or lungs, that is the critical organ.”

Roger Bannister

The above quote appears in ‘Think Like a Freak’ 269 more words


How to Be Tim Ferriss - Featuring Freakonomics

This episode is a role-reversal.

I flew to New York City and sat down with Stephen J. Dubner (@freakonomics) of Freakonomics fame. He proceeded to ask me all sorts of questions that I’d never heard before, and we recorded the entire thing.   685 more words

The Tim Ferriss Show

Wisely Written

Have you every wondered why the Bible was written the way that it was written?  Why didn’t God present His message in an encyclopedic format.  He could have categorized information under heading, and listed these categories alphabetically.  709 more words

Bible Study

How Do You Think?

Two really fun books about looking at things in a slightly different way.

Let’s start with Steal Like and Artist. This is a fun book about how to use art and the world around you to inspire your creative side. 165 more words

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