"Throw," as he likes to be called, is the world's fastest and most accurate knife thrower, as well as the holder of 25 world records. He told us about how he learned, at the age of 50, that he had a natural talent for throwing knives, which he has done professionally ever since. Throw explained to us what it takes to be a knife thrower and told us at what point he had the confidence to first use a live target. He talked about what would compel someone to volunteer as his assistant and have deadly weapons thrown at her—and he described the horrific accident that almost ruined his career.
He also gave a brief tutorial about everything you'll need to know to start throwing knives yourself. Don't try this at home, kids!
Understanding thinking talents in yourself and others can build strong teams and help avoid burnout.
- Learn to collaborate within a team and identify "thinking talent" surpluses – and shortages.
- Angie McArthur teaches intelligent collaboration for Big Think Edge.
Archeologists had been doubtful since no such ship had ever been found.
- In 450 BCE, Greek historian Herodotus described a barge that's never been found.
- One boat, Ship 17, uncannily matches the Herodotus' description.
- Horseshoe crabs' blue blood is so valuable that a quart of it can be sold for $15,000.
- This is because it contains a molecule that is crucial to the medical research community.
- While on Joe Rogan's podcast, he explains his thoughts on the gender differences in society.
- On another episode, Peterson discusses the development of character through competition.
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