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Monday, June 10, 2013

Celebrate Smartness

In a world where smart kids are still derided by their peers as geeks and nerds, it's important to recognize that they are the ones who grow up to give us computers in our pockets, medical devices that increase our lifespans, and light bulbs that last twenty years. Unfortunately, our culture celebrates the wrong kind of people -- Snooki, Kardashians, and Honey Boo Boo -- instead of geniuses like Neha Ramu. She's a 13-year-old girl with an IQ of 162 (that's higher than Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking) who was interviewed by the BBC after being admitted to Mensa...