Less

Throughout time, the goal has been to have less. We like our fruit to be seedless, And our grass to be weedless. We strive for our bodies to be fatless, And for our diets to be calorieless. We like our technology to be wireless, And for its usage to be effortless. We like our possessions…

The Snake Bite

Baburam Jakhar watched the religious ceremony intently. After all, a part of this ceremony involved a snake charmer and a live cobra. Part of the ceremony involved wrapping the cobra around Jakhar’s neck, to which he stood like a statue. However, when this was attempted, the snake struck the side of Jakhar’s head, injecting deadly…

Where Do We Fit?

A little Italian boy named Antonio loved music. The problem was, whenever he tried to sing, it came out so badly that his friends laughed at him. Besides singing, the boy loved the sound of the violin. He had a pocketknife he always carried with him and he would whittle all sorts of things with…

Get In The Water!

In the late 1970’s, Kim Lineham, an 18-year-old young lady, was putting an enormous amount of work into her swimming career. On August 19, 1979, at the AAU Nationals, Kim broke the world record for the women’s 1500-meter freestyle. How did she achieve this success? Her coach, Paul Bergen, stated that Lineham did endless exercises…