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Admiration for amateurs

Sometimes we'll see a next-door-neighbor type everyman doing something -- for their job, as a hobby, in an instructional video¬† -- and think, "That's easy, I could do that." Or even, "They're screwing that up; I'd be much better." Entire TV series and YouTube channels, from gameshows to reality shows, are partially based on this… Continue reading Admiration for amateurs

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The glory of the celebrating crowd

Is there anything more glorious than tens of thousands of people all cheering and celebrating when something happens that they weren't expecting? Take for example, this play from the NFL. The Minnesota Vikings were losing by one point with seconds left in a playoff game. Needless to say, their chance of winning the game and… Continue reading The glory of the celebrating crowd