Massachusetts Girl Is Awesome at Chess, Probably the Real-Life Ender

A nine-year-old girl in Massachusetts is way better at chess than you will probably ever be in your entire life. Her name is Carissa Yip, and after only three years of playing chess, she already in the 94th percentile of the 51,000 players registered with the U.S. chess federation. Sure, there might be some… » 7/28/13 6:00pm 7/28/13 6:00pm

Prodigies Are Victims, Perpetrators Of Prejudice

I'm kind of embarrassed about it, but I've always been jealous of child prodigies. After all, the typical march from junior high to high school to college doesn't look that impressive when you compare it to law school at 19. » 8/11/09 12:00pm 8/11/09 12:00pm