Our brains have some pretty inaccurate maps of our body. Everyone hates awkward pauses, and your brain is no exception. The mind’s eye will attempt to fill in dead spaces—though it’s not always very accurate.
Whenever someone asks me about outer space, I get animated. No surprise there. I've made a living speaking to experts and writing about it for more than a decade, and I've read obsessively on the topic
As an FBI agent, I was assigned investigations where I had no idea how to solve them, but this was my thinking: Drop me in the middle of any squad or any situation, anywhere, anytime. I will not be scared,