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The Know-It-All

“I’m looking at 33,000 pages, 65,000 articles, 9,500 contributors, 24,000 images. I’m looking at thirty-two volumes, each one weighing in at a solid four pounds, each packed with those giant, tissue-thin pages. The total: 44…

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4 Replies · Reply by Emma Troutman Oct 4, 2017

"Our Kids"

Tyler Hinners

17 September 2017

Mr.Polking

English 105

“Our Children”“

“These two types of equality are obviously related, because the distribution of income in one generation may affect the…

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2 Replies · Reply by Tyler Hinners Oct 4, 2017

The Power of Habit

“Most of the choices we make each day may feel like the products of well-considered decision making, but they’re not. They’re habits. And though each habit means relatively little on its own, over time, the meals we order, what we…

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4 Replies · Reply by Tanner Finken Oct 4, 2017

Grunt

“This book is a salute to the scientists and the surgeons, running along in the wake of combat, lab coats flapping” (15), this is exactly what Mary Roach accomplished when she wrote this book. Roach takes an interesting look on the…

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3 Replies · Reply by Nicholas Hansen Oct 4, 2017

The Oregon Trail

“An invisible hand of logic and need, even self-protection, rules our recollections, and memory seeking adventure, knowledge and epic era of American History, proof that a modern crossing could still be…

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3 Replies · Reply by Taylor Lux Oct 4, 2017

Born to Run

“That was the real secret of the Tarahumara: they’d never forgotten what it felt like to love running. They remembered that running was mankind’s first fine art, our original act of inspired creation”…

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4 Replies · Reply by Carly Aschinger Oct 4, 2017