Have You Hit Your Optimal Speed?

Kenyans have dominated the world running scene for decades. Fascinated by their superiority, journalist and cross-country runner Adharanand Finn moved his family from their home in England to Kenya for six months so he could train with the best. One of the techniques that Finn learned was barefoot running. Our bodies are made to run […]

The Other Pandemic

Elton John is accustomed to singing for audiences all over the world. But the scariest performances he’s ever had to put on were for the US government. Over the years, he’s made a number of nerve-wracking presentations to urge leaders to help him in the fight against HIV and AIDS.  One of John’s key points […]

Don’t be a Scammer

We’re living through a new age of scammers. How many influencers have tried to sell you some dubious life-changing potion on Instagram? And don’t even get us started on the recent trend of crypto scams. Charles Schwab, the American investor and entrepreneur who built a huge financial services firm from scratch, had a key insight […]

The Third Big Bang

When the Biological Big Bang kicked off hundreds of millions of years ago, complex organisms seriously leveled up. Scientists are still trying to figure out why life on Earth changed so much during the Cambrian Period, shifting from single-cell organisms to the much more complicated plant and animal life we know today. Michael Dell, the […]

A World Turned Upside Down

January 2021 was the worst month of US Congressman Jamie Raskin’s life.  After a long struggle with depression, Raskin’s only son Tommy took his own life on New Year’s Eve. Just one week later, violent insurrectionists stormed the US Capitol.  January 6 was Raskin’s first day back to work after his son’s death. It was […]

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