Otis Chandler
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Such is ambition. If I could not rise with Ragnar then I would make my reputation with Alfred.
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James Nestor
“Nasal breathing alone can boost nitric oxide sixfold, which is one of the reasons we can absorb about 18 percent more oxygen than by just breathing through the mouth. Mouth taping, Burhenne said, helped a five-year-old patient of his overcome ADHD, a condition directly attributed to breathing difficulties during sleep.”
James Nestor, Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art

Andy Weir
“The overstimulated kids were literally bouncing off the walls. Lunar gravity is the worst thing to ever happen to parents.”
Andy Weir, Artemis

Andy Weir
“My cart is a pain in the ass to control, but it’s good at carrying heavy things. So I decided it was male. I named him Trigger.”
Andy Weir, Artemis

Emily St. John Mandel
“My personal belief is that we turn to postapocalyptic fiction not because we’re drawn to disaster, per se, but because we’re drawn to what we imagine might come next. We long secretly for a world with less technology in it.”
Emily St. John Mandel, Sea of Tranquility

Alex  Hutchinson
“In a wide variety of human activity, achievement is not possible without discomfort.”
Alex Hutchinson, Endure: Mind, Body, and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance

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