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  • Will you get these 20 jokes meant for really brainy people?

    03/12/2014 9:46:13 AM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 162 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 3-12-14 | The Looking Spoon
    This has been making rounds. Some are really good, and the others I haven't gotten yet ;-P
  • Good Time For a Brainy President - Hurl Alert!

    11/27/2008 3:00:40 AM PST · by Loud Mime · 123 replies · 1,927+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | 11/27/2008 | David Broder
    exerpt: But I am struck by how lucky this country is, at the moment, that the president-elect is a super-smart person like Barack Obama. With each passing day, it becomes more evident that even the smartest and most experienced managers of the American economy are struggling to understand -- and fix -- what has gone wrong in our markets.
  • 'Brainy' Chickpeas Conquered The World

    01/09/2007 10:44:14 AM PST · by blam · 29 replies · 1,197+ views
    New Scientist ^ | 1-9-2007
    'Brainy' chickpeas conquered the world 09 January 2007 news service Could the humble chickpea have changed the course of history? As one of the founder crops cultivated in the fertile crescent of Mesopotamia, the chickpea's nutritional benefits have been cited as one of the reasons for the rise of civilisation there. Now Zohar Kerem from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, thinks he has evidence to support that view. Kerem and colleagues collected wild chickpeas (Cicer reticulatum) and compared their nutritional value with that of cultivated varieties. Wild chickpeas are rare and difficult to cultivate, so there must have...