A young baseball player tries to catch something. Credit: clappstar / Flickr Creative Commons
Things to know this week:
. Author Jonah Berger says it pays to be different, but not too different.
. But professor Michael Bess warns that toying with our genetics could create a divide between the modified and unmodified.
. XKCD’s Randall Munroe talks about how Yoda helped him rescue high schoolers from boredom – and reveals more keys to presenting complicated topics in simple terms.