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The Strangest Secret

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How a Failed Farmer Changed the World

First he tried to coax a living from the soil. He wound up coaxing secrets from the universe. This is the story of Isaac Newton, whose mother aimed to make him a farmer. It didn’t work. Thank goodness. Being sent to the farm was only one of the many trials Newton had to survive on […]

Positive Expectations

What a year 1969 was! Man on the moon and the Mets as World Champions. Back then it was hard to say which was more of a miracle; for centuries man had gazed at the moon in wonder. And for seven years, the Mets were a baseball joke, never finishing higher than ninth place in […]