1. It's Einstein's fault that you need your phone to know where the heck you are. At least, indirectly — GPS would never have been invented without the theory of relativity, explains Hiawatha Bray of the Boston Globe.
2. The quintessential genius of the 20th century had trouble getting a job teaching high school. Before he reached fame and success, Albert Einstein faced a whole lot of failure, according to biographer Walter Isaacson.
3. IQ tests have been used to support the case for eugenics, and to justify thousands of sterilizations. Clinical psychologist Elaine Castles tells the history of how we measure intelligence — and why it's not all it's cracked up to be.
1.. Entrepreneur Brad Feld explains why we shouldn't feel compelled to move somewhere just because people say its full of opportunities.
2.. Author and investor Juan Enriquez argues that from cows to corn to cities, humans have now moved beyond natural selection.
3. Cars, coal…concrete? Daniel Gross takes a look at.
1.in Silicon Valley, argues Andrew Keen, author of The Internet is Not the Answer.
2. We owe the existence of anti-bac hand gel to a contemporary of Newton and Galileo., and is now believed to be the world's first microbiologist.
3.(bring your own device). And incorporating new tech is crucial, because the museum-going demographic is considerably older and whiter than the population at large.
Picture yourself touching Rodin’s The Thinker with haptic gloves - which would allow you to feel the sculpture without actually laying a finger on it. That world may soon be a reality. Entrepreneur Brendan Ciecko and curation expert Elizabeth Merritt give us a peek into the future of museums: virtual reality, individualized guides, and no more boring audio tours.