The most important question to motivate taking action on big issues: "If not now, when?"
Statistical analysis suggests that punting in football doesn't pay off. Teams should never punt. A Time Magazine "best invention" of 2009. http://bit.ly/7Ktn6g
Travel tips from a flight attendant - nice quick slide show. NY Times http://nyti.ms/bessFy
The "Sky King" paper airplane holds the world record for staying aloft indoors (27.9 seconds). http://bit.ly/8yvDiY
Research Psychologists have shown that couples in which the woman is more attractive than the man tend to be happier. Psychology Today http://bit.ly/at9OQO
So many people claim to be "spiritual, but not religious". Why not create a church that provides community, ritual, and moral guidance, but isn't tied to biblical (or other) scripture?
New York Times writer Paul Tough argues that the qualities that matter more have to do with character: skills like perseverance, curiosity, optimism, and self-control. http://bit.ly/1nvsImr
On Kayak.com you can submit a price, time and desired activities, and it makes suggestions on what you can afford. http://www.kayak.com/explore
Researchers at North Carolina State have studied the physics of successful free-throws. Release the shot at 52 degrees, have a slight back spin, and aim near the back of the rim.http://bit.ly/bG7Gn5
Researchers show that in basketball, teams that are trailing at halftime by small margins are more likely to win. They surmise that teams that are behind try harder. Boston Globe http://bit.ly/bIDEcd
Costa Rica is chosen as "happiest country on earth" in 2009 Happy Planet Index. http://ow.ly/iP3b
It's in Australia. Be sure to give yourself enough time - it is 850 miles long. http://ow.ly/w4T9