Great Moments in Intuition: A Timeline
From Aristotle to amateur baking, here's a history of following that gut feeling.
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hen Ulysses S. Grant is invited to join Abraham Lincoln at Ford's Theatre, Grant's wife, Julia, urges him not to go ("I do not know what possessed me to take such a freak," she later writes). Unlike Caesar, Grant heeds his wife's advice. It soon emerges that he, too, may have been an assassination target that night.