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genius

jeen yuhs

  • n  someone who has exceptional intellectual ability and originality
    Mozart was a child genius
  • n  unusual mental ability
  • n  someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
  • n  exceptional creative ability
  • n  a natural talent
    he has a genius for interior decorating

  • In a new book, Genius 101: Creators, Leaders and Prodigies, author Keith Simonton argues that no amount of practice can trump raw genius when it comes to achievement.
  • Yet he was unfathomably profound the genius among geniuses who discovered, merely by thinking about it, that the universe was not as it seemed.
  • He was the last of the double-threat physicists: a genius at creating both esoteric theories and elegant experiments.
News & Articles

  • GENIUS environmental competition June 17-20 to global finalists
    The SUNY Oswego GENIUS Olympiad finals open Monday, June 17, welcoming more than 400 competitors and their mentors from around the world, including Kayla Vidal and Bilgenur Sirin of the Syracuse Academy of Science. "We are very excited for the Oswego competition," said the charter school juniors, who studied the effects on Lake Ontario water quality of fireworks shows at events such as ...
    June 12, 2013 - Oswego County Today
  • GENIUS environmental competition June 17-20 to global finalists
    The SUNY Oswego GENIUS Olympiad finals open Monday, June 17, welcoming more than 400 competitors and their mentors from around the world, including Kayla Vidal and Bilgenur Sirin of the Syracuse Academy of Science. "We are very excited for the Oswego competition," said the charter school juniors, who studied the effects on Lake Ontario water quality of fireworks shows at events such as ...
    June 12, 2013 - Oswego County Today
  • Justin Bieber Has a Genius Idea for His Next Tattoo
    Getty Images Justin Bieber has a whole bunch of tattoos now — a tiger head, owl, crown, and knight, for starters — and his next idea might just blow your mind. Ready for this? He tweeted his genius idea Wednesday: "Random thought- I should get a tattoo of a smiley face on my foot and call it happy feet. Haha" While that's mildly amusing, we'd like to point out that he'd have to get a smiley face ...
    June 12, 2013 - Zimbio
Quotes

  • Jack Burns in Washington Post
    He was a genius and I will miss him dearly,Jack Burns, who was the other half of a comedy duo with Carlin in the early 1960s, told The Associated Press.
  • Vladimír Weiss in Rutland Herald
    He's a total genius, and when I saw him in the starting lineup I thought he makes the Dutch team 50 percent stronger - and I was right,Slovakia coach Vladimir Weiss said.
  • Jacques Chirac in International Herald Tribune
    France of course wants to pay homage to your immense talent as an actor, your genius as a director and to your place in the world of cinema,Chirac said in a ceremony in the presidential Elysee Palace.

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