Ebyline Freelancer Susan T. Springer on Thinking Like a Leader

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Thomas Edison failed repeatedly trying to create the light bulb. Asked if he was frustrated, he answered, “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” That’s a leader’s thinking…

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Ebyline Freelancer Jake Krzeczowski on the Chicago Hip-Hop Scene

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It’s ten o’clock at night in late March and I’m fighting sleep. My photographer, Bryan Lamb, and I watch Chance the Rapper racing back and forth from the booth behind us to the computer in front of us, occasionally taking frantic puffs from his cigarette.

His counterpart, Vic Mensa, lounges on a couch nearby, analyzing the first cut of the video for “DiditB4”, the lead single off his September 30 release, Innanetape. The pre-rendered cuts are too quick for the computer and the screen stops on a scene of Mensa, in a white coat and goggles, holding a cow brain.”

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Ebyline Freelancer Mark Storer on the Connoisseur Club

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 On a recent evening, cool ocean breezes swayed the queen palms and Boston ivy in Mark and Kathie Johnson’s backyard. Inside, Kathie was preparing to get out of the way while Mark was gearing up for an evening of spectacular hedonism. Their goal? Impress the others with their feats of gourmet prowess and cooking while tasting a flight of Napa Valley Cabernets.”

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Ebyline Freelancer Debra Atlas on Disappearing Glaciers

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Most Americans have never visited Glacier National Park, which straddles northern Montana and southern Canada. Yet these beautiful ice-rock formations provide more than 65% of the world’s fresh water – for drinking, irrigation, and for hydroelectric power. The glaciers at Glacier National Park are disappearing faster than anywhere else in the world.”

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Ebyline Freelancer Keith Wommack on the Roseto Effect

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Roseto, Pennsylvania, between 1955 and 1965: virtually no resident under 55 died of a heart attack; for men over 65, the death rate from heart attack was half that of the United States as a whole; and the death rate from all causes was 35% lower than it should have been. There was no suicide, no alcoholism, no drug addiction, and little crime to speak of. These people died of old age. That’s it. A mile separated them from the next town which had the same health ailments of the rest of the country. What made these people so mysteriously healthy?”

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