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Martin Luther King's last 31 hours: the story of his final prophetic speech

On the eve of his assassination, King delivered an improvised masterpiece, ‘I’ve been to the Mountaintop’. In it, the civil rights leader foresaw his own death.<p><b>While the man who</b> would assassinate him the next day was holed up in the New Rebel motel, hundreds of people were filtering into Mason …

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This 23-Minute Morning Ritual Will Transform Your Whole Day

How cool is science? Now you can set yourself up every morning for an awesome day by doing these simple activities.<p>When I learned of Harvard-trained happiness researcher Shawn Achor's recommendations for training your brain to be more positive, I admit, I did a little eye-roll. I mean, watching …


Rio 2016 Olympics: Usain Bolt misses the opening ceremony because he is feeling 'too lazy'

Usain Bolt – <b>the fastest man in the world and the biggest star of the Olympic Games</b> – left his supporters disappointed when he <b>missed the opening ceremony of the Rio Games</b>, claiming that he was feeling too lazy to make the journey to the Maracanã Stadium.<p>Bolt, who carried Jamaica’s flag at the London …


'It has failed,' Bitcoin software developer says

After developing software for Bitcoin for five years, Mike Hearn has sold his coins and is backing out.<p>In an article on Medium, Hearn details the …

100 Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter, Better, and Wiser |

Podcasting is a great way to learn and be inspired. It's a new use of technology that hearkens back to the original social medium, storytelling.<p>If you have an interest in entrepreneurship, tech, leadership, business, creativity, or just learning and expanding your mind, here are 100 podcasts that …


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What hallucination reveals about our minds

Neurologist and author Oliver Sacks brings our attention to Charles Bonnet syndrome -- when visually impaired people experience lucid hallucinations. …