Leonardo da Vinci,
Saint John the Baptist.
On the 500th anniversary Leonardo’s death and in appreciation of his rich and varied contributions, how can our educational systems inspire the same imaginative qualities in students today?
Everybody can think creatively – including you.
Mosaics by artist Chuck Close on the walls of the new 86th Street subway station on the Second Avenue line in New York.
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In his short play from 1830, ‘Mozart and Salieri,’
Russian poet Alexander Pushkin proposed that genius and evil are incompatible. Here’s why this argument is worth revisiting in light of #MeToo.
Out of all these ideas, will one rise to the top?
We don’t know much about the origins of most human achievements – scientific and otherwise. Like evolution, does progress occur as random insights are selected for or against?
What explains the exceptional performance of Stephen Curry?
Practice is important for talent. But, is that all it takes to become an expert?
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He may not have invented the helicopter, but the real man is more than worthy of the myth.
Albert Einstein was considered to be a ‘lone genius’ – but this was not the case, and it’s certainly not the norm.
Developing a Theory of Everything is physics’ Holy Grail. So could it have been completed in recent weeks? And by an outsider, working alone? American mathematical physicist-turned-hedge-fund-consultant…