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Weekend Reads 5/21/16

A 15-year-old boy from Canada has 'discovered' a forgotten Mayan city

He found that Mayan cities lined up exactly with stars in the civilization's major constellations.

Studying the star map further, he discovered that one city was missing from a constellation of three stars.

The Six-Hour Workday Works in Europe. What About America?

The key result of the Swedish study—that productivity can increase with fewer hours worked—eliminates a major stumbling block to globalizing the shorter work day. "The six-hour work day has not been well accepted in many countries because organizations are worried their productivity might fall," said Pramila Rao, an associate professor of human resource management at Marymount University.

Mark Cuban on presidential bid: 'I don't see it happening'

"[Trump] could come after me all he wanted, and he knows I would put him in his place," Cuban said. "All that said, again, I don't see it happening. There isn't enough time."

The Fall of the House of Graham (ongoing)

Like his father, Franklin Graham has always understood the charitable work of Samaritan’s Purse as secondary to the primary calling of Christian ministry. But, unlike his father, Franklin doesn’t believe that this primary duty is one of proclaiming the gospel. For Franklin, the primary duty of Christians is the fundraising freak show of the “culture war.”

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