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Money and status couldn’t save them from their fate

Meng Hongwei (Sourced from Wikimedia Commons, edited by author)

China has been in the news a lot as of late and this time they are making headlines for yet another disappearance of an important person. Tennis star Peng Shuai has not been seen in public since she publicly accused a Chinese official of sexual assault.

Simply not being in…

A selfless act of heroism from history

Engraving of a railroad brakeman at work (Public domain)

Jesús García was only 25 years old when he was given the opportunity to save a town of 5000 from certain destruction. It is a rare opportunity that not many are forced to deal with. There are those who have secretly turned away from such dilemmas and saved themselves at…

You can actually hear what is left of the Big Bang

Full sky radio image (NASA)

The Big Bang occurred roughly 14 billion years ago and is the agreed upon point where our physical history begins. A singularity of immense density exploded with enough force and matter to seed the nothing with the beginnings of the universe. …

Grant Piper

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