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Brian Shul – From Butterflies to Blackbirds

Brian Shul uses photos and stories as a vehicle to tell an inspired story of hope, overcoming obstacles and daring to dream. From lying near death in the jungles of Southeast Asia to flying the world’s fastest jet, Brian shares his amazing journey in an unforgettable presentation that not only reveals fascinating details of piloting …

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The team that makes fewest mistakes wins

by Dr. Edwin Berry, also in NewsWithViews Politics is like the sport of sailing. In a world-class competition, you may have 30 to 50 competitors, all very experienced, smart sailors. You all have identical boats. You have a level playing field. You have no control over the wind, the waves, the current, or your competition. You …

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How they make baseballs

This is the first time they allowed a camera inside the baseball factory. I played a lot of baseball from grammar school through high school. I always wondered how they made baseballs. – Ed

Today, I’m celebrating

by Dr. Ed Berry Today is my birthday. It’s also the summer solstice, the longest day of the year (in the northern hemisphere), and a full moon to boot. We don’t get a full moon on our birthdays very often. On average, we Earthlings only get a full-moon birthday every 19 years. We don’t get …

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Concept 2 Indoor Rower Rankings on February 11, 2016 (Click image for source.)  

Johann Pachelbel’s Canon in D Major

One of the greatest music compositions ever. Johann Pachelbel’s most famous composition is his Canon in D Major. There are many renditions. Here are my top three. Which do you prefer? A: Jean-Francois Paillard, Kanon Orchestre de Chambre B: London Symphony Orchestra   C: (the ultimate best version)  

Christmas at a Gas Station

by Anonymous The old man sat in his gas station on a cold Christmas Eve. He hadn’t been anywhere in years since his wife had passed away. It was just another day to him. He didn’t hate Christmas, just couldn’t find a reason to celebrate. He was sitting there looking at the snow that had been …

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