We all have that story about running into someone in the unlikeliest of places. The freshman year roommate from Chicago stumbles into your path in a crosswalk in London. The distant cousin nearly crashes into you on a mountain bike trail in Moab. The ex-lover you want to forget is sitting next to your table as you dine with a new lover you don't want to forget. Et cetera.
Given the times our paths actually do cross, there must be hundreds, perhaps thousands, of times when we just miss each other. And a professor at Ohio State University thinks … Read more