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The World Puzzle Championship is the Olympics of Logic — Would You Make the Team?

Courtesy of Curiosity.com: “Imagine training for an Olympics without stepping foot in a gym. You barely need to break a sweat. The only physical demands for these games is flipping to the back page of the newspaper and furiously scribbling … Continue reading

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America’s Top Fears 2017

Courtesy of Chapman University: “The Chapman University Survey of American Fears Wave 4 (2017) provides an in-depth examination into the fears of average Americans. In May of 2017, a random sample of 1,207 adults from across the United States were … Continue reading

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The Sad Story of Laika, the First Dog Launched Into Orbit

Courtesy of Time Magazine: “It was a Space Race victory that would have broken Sarah McLachlan’s heart. On this day, Nov. 3, in 1957, the Soviet Union launched the first-ever living animal into orbit: a dog named Laika. The flight was … Continue reading

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Elon Musk Wants to Fly You Anywhere on Earth in Less Than An Hour

Courtesy of Curiosity.com: “As soon as we’re pretty sure Elon Musk isn’t a humanoid cyborg alien sent from year 4000, he goes and does something that makes us question it again. Not long after he announced the approval for construction of the … Continue reading

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Bicycle Physics Riddle

Courtesy of Popular Mechanics: Back by popular demand, who knew Popular Mechanics has a riddle a week? “You have a bicycle, and your friend is holding it up so that it will not fall over, but he is not applying … Continue reading

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Riddle of the Day

Courtesy of Riddles.com: “What comes once in a minute, twice in a moment, but never in a thousand years?” See Mr. Morrison for the answer. Stay Curious!

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Parking Meters Shaped Like Keys are Key to Ending One City’s Homelessness

Courtesy of the Good News Network: “These ‘parking meters’ don’t just want your spare change – they want to make positive change in the city by ending homelessness. Seven new repurposed parking meters in downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin are collecting money … Continue reading

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Five Steps to Developing a Lifelong Habit of Learning

Courtesy of John Hawthorne and Cornerstone University: “When you look at the most successful people in the world, one common characteristic is a passion for learning. Almost all of the are committed to constantly deepening their knowledge and understanding of … Continue reading

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International Day of Peace

Courtesy of The United Nations: “Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. The General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among … Continue reading

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Dubai Window Washing

Courtesy of National Geographic: “A worker cleans windows at the 124th floor of the Burj Khalifa in Dubai—the tallest building in the world. Taken in February, the photograph illustrates the low-level winter clouds that gather at sunrise.” Stay Curious!

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