Geniuses young, brillant -- and $1 million richer

...tourists frolicked under canopies of cherry blossoms, the Young Geniuses were holding forth deep inside one of the great stone edifices...scholars, none much older than 40, have been designated "geniuses of the 21st century" by the James S. McDonnell Foundation...

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Author, tap dancer, sociologist among 'genius grant' winners awarded by MacArthur Foundation

...evictions.They are among the 24 winners of this year's "genius grants," each to receive $625,000 across five years to spend...difficult times for recipients.But Dorrance didn't have to be a genius to figure out how to alert both her parents to the news...

As my father said, you should never mow wet grass

Hold on; hold fast; hold out. Patience is genius.? Comte de Buffon How's your lawn look?Mine's nice and green, but perhaps a bit high. All that rain that I could have...

Rants & Raves

...ice at the bottom of the world. The ship went there to study the non-existent "global WARMING." We are surrounded by geniuses.THE VA HOSPITAL leaders blame their absurd idea of not allowing Christmas carols to be sung on a rule in their handbook that...

Fans should ignore flawed bowl system

...Yes, the wonderful BCS buffet the geniuses at College Football Inc. will unveil...algorithms. We all scream bloody hell and the geniuses at CFI (who know better than us, of...for their BCS investment. Clearly the geniuses at College Football Inc. don't respond...

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Link Championship gives a good play and day

The marketing geniuses at Microsoft have found another way to take advantage of those of us who have a long-term addiction to computer golf and Microsoft...

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'Simpsons' finally get reel

The Simpsons Movie gets off to a fine, fine start, as though all those geniuses behind it had years and years of jokes stored up and couldn't wait to spill them all on the big screen. There's a movie spoof...

Life & style
Book smarts and basketball IQ not the same

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The excellent grades required to get into Stanford don't necessarily make players geniuses on the basketball court. "There's definitely some guys on our team who made 1,400 or 1,500 on the SAT and you ask them...

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'Sell in May' adage doesn't always work for investors

NEW YORK - It's simple to understand, and has a nice ring to it. It has made some investors look like geniuses recently. Say it enough, and you might even believe it.Too bad "Sell in May and go away" doesn't work.The idea behind...

Tech marches on and we try to follow

...here to tell you about the rest of us who were there at the creation, but living in our own little world, oblivious to the geniuses who were rebuilding the world.While those guys were figuring out how to turn a typewriter into a keyboard, and a thing on...