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November 28th, 2011 - 10:29 am § in Features

When superstition pervades logic and reason

By Ashley Wood Whether it’s wearing that lucky shirt when gambling or taking a few steps to avoid walking under a ladder, some people convince themselves certain actions will influence some aspect of their lives. Yet in the age of science, people with academic backgrounds based on logic and reason[...]

September 19th, 2011 - 10:28 am § in Features

Leaping to the rescue

By Chelsea Yamase Four men stand poised at the edge of the Nu‘uanu Pali lookout, ready and alert. They come prepared, armed with ropes, carabineers, helmets and gloves. These men are members of the Honolulu Fire Department’s elite Rescue 2 team, and today, as part of their mountain rescue tr[...]