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A Beautiful Mind

The Flip Side of the Medal

Pia de Jong | Posted 06.10.2016 | Science
Pia de Jong

Unfortunately, genius often has a dark side. In the university town of Princeton, NJ, where smart people gather like exotic butterflies, no one thinks twice about it.

What It Was Like To Glimpse John Nash's Beautiful Mind

Maurice Ewing, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2016 | Science
Maurice Ewing, Ph.D.

John Nash was a legend. He simply looked at things differently. He taught me that even geniuses need other people to correct their thinking and vet their ideas. Most importantly, however, Nash taught me that anyone's mind can be beautiful if it focuses on producing beautiful ideas.

Russell Crowe Reacts To Death Of John Nash, 'A Beautiful Mind' Mathematician

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 05.24.2015 | Entertainment

John Nash, the Nobel Prize-winning mathematician who was depicted in the 2001 film "A Beautiful Mind," died Saturday in a car accident. Russell Crowe,...

'A Beautiful Mind' Mathematician Killed In Car Accident

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 05.26.2015 | Science

Nobel Prize-winning mathematician John Nash was killed in a car accident on Saturday, New Jersey State Police told The Huffington Post. The Prince...

'A Beautiful Mind' Mathematician Wins Prestigious Prize

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 05.24.2015 | Science

John F. Nash Jr., the brilliant but troubled mathematician portrayed by Russell Crowe in the 2001 motion picture "A Beautiful Mind," has been awarded ...

Movie Review: Winter's Tale

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.14.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Helprin's book is a tad precious, but Goldsman has no trouble shmaltzing it up in a way that undercuts the magic, while calling attention to the massive effort he needs to create the kind of wizardry that Helprin can do with a sentence or two.

WATCH: Ron Howard: Accepting An Oscar From Mel Gibson Was 'Nerve-Racking'

HuffPost Live | Posted 10.24.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

When Ron Howard won an Academy Award for Best Director for his film A Beautiful Mind, he wasn't just nervous about delivering his acceptance speech. A...

Too Many Craigslist Encounters End This Way

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.26.2013 | Comedy

Have you ever had a Craigslist encounter that took a really awkward turn? You probably haven't experienced A Beautiful Mind type of awkward, but y...

Josh Lucas: No Hide Away From Tides of Career

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.31.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Lucas is under no illusion that Hide Away is a mainstream film. But he enjoyed taking the risks inherent in making an independent film with a very personal point of view.

The Academy Awards: 8 Oscar-Winning Movies Set At College

The Huffington Post | Caitlin Brown | Posted 02.27.2012 | College

While movie set on college campuses were absent from the 2012 Academy Awards, Oscar-winners past have taken place at schools across the country. La...

7 Awful Plot Twists We're Tired Of Reading

| Posted 12.16.2011 | Books

By Rebecca Joines Schinsky for Book Riot A truly surprising surprise twist—the kind that makes you gasp or clutch your pearls or reexamine everyt...

Is Emotional Torture Always The Price of Brilliance? (PHOTOS)

Posted 06.11.2011 | Books

They did brilliant work, they changed our lives, but how difficult was it to live theirs? Not a moment's peace for the writers, painters, scientists a...

Cracked.com: 'You Might Be A Zombie,' And 7 Other Pieces Of Bad News (PHOTOS)

Jack O'Brien | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jack O'Brien

You've been the victim of a conspiracy to make the world seem more boring than it actually is. The historians and scientists that wrote your text books removed all the graphic violence, kinky sex and terrifying monsters.

PREGNANT

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Oscar winning actress Jennifer Connelly is pregnant with her third child, and her second child with actor Paul Bettany, the star confirms to Us Magazi...

Mental Illness: The Stigma of Silence

Glenn Close | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Glenn Close

It is an odd paradox that a society, which can now speak openly and unabashedly about topics that were once unspeakable, still remains largely silent when it comes to mental illness.

Fact Or Fiction? Michael Jackson, Sotomayor, And What To Do When You Don't Know What To Believe

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

What if what frightens us silly is facing the notion that we've actually got to learn how to work collaboratively together as the Unknown presents itself, before its too late?

Revolutionary Road, A Beautiful Mind and Truthfulness

Bruce E. Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Bruce E. Levine

Sam Mendes and Michael Shannon remind us that people who are diagnosed with seriously mental illness can, when feeling respected, say profound things and should be taken seriously.

The Male Therapist, Hollywood-Style

Dennis Palumbo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dennis Palumbo

Look at how male therapists are currently depicted in mainstream Hollywood films. Instead of being shown as caretakers, they're portrayed as troubled, sexually predatory, even psychotic.