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How to Raise Spartan Kids: 3 Steps

The year is 1945. A troop transporter steams into New York Harbor and offloads thousands of American GIs, many of them boys when they enlisted. You ask one, age 18,

Brian Chontosh with his kids at a campfire

Parenting as Leadership

Editor’s Note:  There are a number of reasons the author of this article, Brian “Tosh” Chontosh, a retired U.S. Marine and recipient of the Navy Cross, is asked to speak, teach

Coming Soon: A Spartan Race for Your Sperm

There’s a new take on the phrase “Spartan Fit!” on the horizon. Stanford researchers, publishing their work in Advanced Science, have engineered an obstacle course for sperm. Utkan Demirci, PhD,