True Detective: How I Came to be a Failed Husband, Then Moved Past It. 

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A TV series scene sparks Derek Dupuis to think about his past, and reconsider what he once called failures.

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I Had to Get This Off My Chest, and How I’m Late for Work

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Steve O’Neill gets plagued by self-doubt and hit by brilliant ideas…at the worst possible time.

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The Boy in the Courtroom

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A lesson on jurisprudence, kindness, civility, addiction and other simple subjects.

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How Do You Like Your Rattlesnake—Fried or Sauteed?

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Capt. William E. Simpson encounters his first Pacific Rattlesnake of the season.

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What Makes Batman, Batman?

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Could you be Batman?

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The Best Way to Start Your Day (ever)

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Unconventional – yes. Ridiculous – maybe. Crazy enough to work – absolutely.

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The Seven Habits of Highly Neurotic Authors

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Everyone has bad habits. When Andrew J. Peters became a published author, he picked up a few more.

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Essential Items for Roadside Heroes

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You never know car trouble will happen. Keeping these items handy may help you-or someone else-out of a jam.

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How A DJ Spun His Life onto a Global Stage

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B.O.L.D member Rashaun “DJ Reezey®” Williams reflects on his journey as a performer, and acknowledges the people who helped him succeed.

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The Cure for Your Distraction Syndrome

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Like all of us, Leo Babauta gets distracted. But he’s working to change that. Here’s how.

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Does a Man Walk a Woman to Her Car, Even When She Says No?

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Many women have learned not to depend on a man. So when she says she doesn’t need you to walk her to her car, at nighttime, on a dark street, do you walk her anyway?

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A Story You’ll Never Forget

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Bob Marrow’s grandmother saved a girl’s unwanted child, only to learn of its tragic death.

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An American Artist in Thailand’s Largest Slum

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Phil America spent weeks living in a typical tiny house in a Klong Toey Slum, learning about a culture that most of us don’t know exists.

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Building on a Bedrock of Failure (video)

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You’ll shake your head in awe at the moves of legendary skateboarder Rodney Mullen. How did he get so good? By learning from failure, even when it hurt like hell.

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9 Ways Dads Can Contribute to Raising Strong, Confident Girls

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Protect and provide for your daughter in a way that will help her reach her highest potential.

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This Guy’s Top 10 “Gotta Sing Along” Songs

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Love ‘em or hate ‘em, some songs just sort of make you want to sing along. Give in. Resistance is futile. Just let it go (#10).

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