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…
When I saw this video, my first reaction was "HOW MUCH? TAKE MY MONEY!!!! I MUST HAVE ONE." I have no idea where that came from.
Anyone who's ever gotten flapped in the face after walking too close to a crow's girlfriend (seriously, dude, CHILL) knows that birds—especially crows and ravens—are freaky. Those dudes are hella fucking smart.
Let's get straight to the point: Some wit is carrying around cutouts of Leonardo DiCaprio, snapping pics at sights around New York City and documenting their rambles together on an Instagram account called "My Day With Leo." It is brilliant.
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.…
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…
Obviously you already knew that alcohol makes you more attractive and more interesting, but did you know it can also make you more of a genius? And just in time for LSAT Practice Test Night at Señor Frog's! SPRING BREAK! WOOOOOO!!!
Fed up with the constant barrage of email promising to increase the size of his genitals, San Francisco resident Daniel Balsam did what any fucking brilliant person would do: he quit his job and sued the spamming bastards.
A pair of University of Colorado graduates have started marketing themselves as the "Hangover Helpers." For a fee, the duo will report to your house after a party and clean up, bringing with them breakfast burritos and Gatorade. Fuck. Yes.