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Wright Brothers

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Impossible in Space

If you read the papers, you’ve probably seen a list of corrections. Most of them clear up errors made the previous day. Not many corrections, therefore, match the one offered by the New York Times in July of 1969. It referred to a story that appeared 49 years earlier. That story had declared “absurd” the […]

Are You Great?

Spring has brought the usual array of new baseball books, and one of them should catch the eye of coaches everywhere. It’s called “The Genius in All of Us: Why Everything You’ve Been Told About Genetics, Talent and IQ is Wrong,” by David Shenk. The content shouldn’t come as any surprise if you’ve read books […]

Flying Against Conventional Wisdom

Today I’m headed to Santa Clara, Calif., to attend a coaching clinic. I’m excited not only about learning more, but about the trip itself. After all these years, travel by air remains a source of awe. It was in the month of December in 1903 when Wilbur and Orville Wright made the first controlled powered […]