Bad Astronomy Blog
10,000 hours may gain you little if you have no talent
A few years ago Malcolm Gladwell made the "10,000 hour rule" famous in his book Outliers .
Summer babies at a disadvantage? It didn't hurt Obama, Clinton or Napoleon
Barack Obama says that he was an unfocused and indifferent student, a "bum" whom his mother scolded for being a loafer, he recalls in his autobiography, Dreams of my Father.
It's a struggle to survive in long-term care, and maybe that's a good thing
We live in a nation that worships people associated with success. We tend to name buildings, highways and even states after such high-level achievers.