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A Conversation with Maggie Nelson About The Argonauts, Motherhood, Love

Maggie Nelson writes like no one else on the planet. Her work dives—headlong, yet gracefully—into the ugly, messy, or simply complicated; she treats our bodies’ instincts, whether fear, desire, or violence, with the same erudite analysis more often accorded to art and literature, the offspring of those instincts. She… »5/18/15 1:45pm5/18/15 1:45pm

Blonde, Self-Tanning Essex Teen Girl Has Higher IQ Than Einstein And Everyone's Annoyingly Surprised

16-year-old Essex student Lauren Marbe, who took the MENSA test for fun with other students from Roding Valley High School in Loughton, scored a 161: one point higher than the MENSA scores of Stephen Hawking, Bill Gates and Albert Einstein. In the UK, the average score is around 100. Awesome. I live for this shit.… »2/16/13 1:30pm2/16/13 1:30pm

Magic Genius Toddler Acts Like Normal Toddler On The Today Show

Like a lost member of the Tenenbaum clan, 3-year-old Emmelyn Roettger has a genius IQ of 135 and is currently the youngest member of Mensa, which scored her and the Roettger parents an appearance on The Today Show. During the five seconds that Emme humors the condescending tone of host Natalie Moralez, we learn that… »5/12/12 4:45pm5/12/12 4:45pm