Jessica Rivas

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How to raise a genius: lessons from a 45-year study of super-smart children

On a summer day in 1968, professor Julian Stanley met a brilliant but bored 12-year-old named Joseph Bates. The Baltimore student was so far ahead of …

The Minds Behind Mystery Science Theater 3000 Roasted Game of Thrones

"Looks like winter has already come!"<p>The comedic geniuses behind <i>Mystery Science Theater 3000</i> are happily lambasting <i>Game of Thrones</i> on their comedy site, RiffTrax. The trio released a preview of their roast of season one, episode one with the promise to riff every episode of the series "before …

Martin Gardner's 'Science Magic,' fun tricks you can try at home

Martin Gardner's 'Science Magic: Tricks and Puzzles' teaches fun and easy experiments to demonstrate physics. I'm thrilled with the new tricks I'm …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Talks Planets, Preventing War and Being the Sexiest Man Alive

<i>StarTalk</i>, a podcast dressing up space and science in the velvet smoking jacket of pop culture, has been the pinnacle of science nonfiction audio …

Mark Hamill felt forced into returning for 'Star Wars: Episode VII'

Hamill said he, his wife, and Carrie Fisher were invited to a lunch by George Lucas' people while at a "Star Wars" event.<p>It struck Hamill as a bit odd. The actor figured it meant something big was going on; however, he never imagined it was another trilogy.<p>"George had told me specifically, he …

Mark Hamill