If you knew instantaneously that the answer is 18, without having to pause even a second, then congratulations! You‘re as bright as a Shanghai kindergarten student —calculating in his or her third language.
To 17-year-old Katrine Berge, the round silhouette atop the barren islet off Norway‘s west coast looked like just another seascrubbed2 rock. Then it moved. “Go closer,” she urged her father, who was piloting their small boat.
Not until after the first third of the twentieth century, when the human population of the continents had surpassed 2000 million, did many people give much thought to the depths of the sea. It is almost as though they were pushed from land into
A perfect fusion of athletics and aesthetics, gymnastics ranks among the defining sports of the Olympic Games. Mixing strength and agility with style and grace, the high-flying acrobats have provided many of the most breathtaking Olympic spectacles of the past quarter-century.
I once heard of an Australian man in France, who had an amazing memory. He could remember large numbers of words. He succeeded in memorizing a whole English-French dictionary. If someone asked him the meaning of a word, he could tell them. However,