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The Real Genius of Albert Einstein's Brain

On April 19, 1955, Mrs. Schafer asked her fifth graders at Valley Road School in Princeton, New Jersey, if they had anything to contribute for current events. A smart little girl, sitting at the front, shot up her hand and blurted, "Einstein died!" A smart-alec boy at the back of the class said, …

Physics

101 Greatest Quotes About Success and How to Achieve It | Inc.com

What makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people.<p>But the kind of smart I'm talking about is the smart that inspires, the smart that speaks to us and makes sense, the smart that allows us to move past ourselves and do something about the things that keep us stuck.<p>Let these smart …

Motivation

25 Habits That Will Make You Smarter

Want to expand your mind? A little bit of effort every day goes a long way.<p>In the Quora thread, “What would you do to be a little smarter every …

Stack Overflow

The 10 Richest People of All Time

A comparison of wealth across history<p>Who had more money, John D. Rockefeller or Genghis Khan? It’s a simple question with a very difficult …

World History

The truth behind notorious flavor enhancer MSG

For decades, there's been a widespread misunderstanding of monosodium glutamate — aka, MSG. We debunk the long-running myth that MSG is bad for you.<p><i>Sources: York University, FDA, Smithsonian Mag, Georgetown University</i><p><i>Produced by Will Wei</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On Facebook

York University

The “five-second rule”—a scientist evaluates whether your eating habits could make you sick

When you drop a piece of food on the floor, is it really OK to eat if you pick up within five seconds? This urban food myth contends that if food spends just a few seconds on the floor, dirt and germs won’t have much of a chance to contaminate it. Research in my lab has focused on how food and food …

E.coli

Link Between Heart Disease And Height Hidden In Our Genes

Shorter people are more likely than taller folks to have clogged heart arteries, and a new study says part of the reason lies in the genes.<p>Doctors have known since the 1950s about the link between short stature and coronary artery disease, "but the reason behind this really hasn't been completely …

Medical Research

N. Korea loses Internet anew after calling Obama ‘monkey’

This photo combination shows U.S. President Barack Obama, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. North Korea has compared Obama to a monkey and …

The Key Advantages of Buy and Hold Investing

We can debate whether buy-and-hold is a more effective method than other investment strategies, but it has two advantages that are beyond question. …

Suze Orman on ANC: Advice on managing personal funds

Study: People Who Eat More Fish Live Longer

Members of the 64-and-older set whose blood is rich in dietary omega-3s lived an average of 2.2 years longer.<p>Thierry Roge/Reuters<p><b>PROBLEM:</b> We learned last year that omega-3 supplements, through some of kind of wonder that the fatty acids work on our DNA, might help counteract the effects of aging on …

From touch displays to the Surface: A brief history of touchscreen technology | Ars Technica

The beginnings of capacitive, resisitive, and multitouch screens.<p>It's hard to believe that just a few decades ago, touchscreen technology could only …

BRICS nations fail to launch new bank

Leaders from the so-called BRICS group of emerging nations have failed to launch a much-anticipated new development bank to rival Western-dominated institutions like the World Bank.<p>After holding talks in the South African port city of Durban on Wednesday, leaders from Brazil, Russia, India, China …

The Muslim Jesus

The Christian world celebrates the resurrection of Jesus in the festival of Easter. For almost all Christians, Jesus is the Son of God who died to save mankind. Islam rejects this belief and views Jesus, also known as <i>Isa</i>, as a Prophet and the Messiah of the Israelites. So who was this Muslim …

Theology