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Sometimes Being Wrong Can Be More Valuable Than Being Right

Forbes | George Satell | Posted 11.17.2014 | World

Alexandre Dumas is thought to be the first person who said, “nothing succeeds like success.” Yet hard to know who really said it first. It’s on...

NASA Doubles Down On Search For Mysterious Force

Space.com | Nola Taylor Redd | Posted 06.03.2014 | Science

Dark energy makes up nearly three-fourths of the universe, driving its accelerating expansion, but the substance is still mysterious to scientists t...

Infinity

Mario Livio | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
Mario Livio

An intriguing question that arises is whether infinities are only a mathematical concept, or whether they can occur in physical reality. Interestingly, cosmology -- the study of the universe as a whole -- provides quite a few examples where in principle one could encounter infinity.

A Jeffersonian Approach to Innovation: Blending Science, the Arts, and Cultural Understanding in the Information Age

Ravi Chaudhary | Posted 10.07.2013 | Politics
Ravi Chaudhary

The sheer range and depth of Jefferson's intellectual pursuits also distinguish him as one of America's most accomplished innovators. How did Jefferson innovate, and what can today's leaders do to apply his brand of ingenuity in the Information Age?

10 More Miami Guys You've Probably Dated

Joanna Popper | Posted 10.30.2013 | Miami
Joanna Popper

1.Hablo un poco ingles guy. You have no shared language but his Russian, Creole, French, Portuguese or Spanish turns you on. Love (lust) binds you. Until you get bored watching him Skype back home and just want a conversation with anyone who understands that Liz Lemon is funny.

On Being Perfect (Numbers)

Mario Livio | Posted 06.02.2013 | Science
Mario Livio

A number is called perfect if it is precisely equal to the sum of all the numbers that divide it exactly (excluding the number itself). In this sense, it's neither too large nor too small; it's just "perfect."

Lincoln and Liberal Education

Christopher B. Nelson | Posted 05.28.2013 | College
Christopher B. Nelson

Lincoln, self-educated, a versatile and critical thinker, questioned prevailing assumptions of his day, and, in his search for truth, drew upon mathematical axioms as a storehouse of principles he might apply to his political philosophy.

Multiple Tornadoes Reported Along Gulf Coast

AP | JIM VAN ANGLEN and JANET McCONNAUGHEY | Posted 02.24.2013 | Green

MOBILE, Ala. — Twisters hopscotched across the Deep South, and, along with brutal, straight-line winds, knocked down countless trees, blew the r...

Steven Spielberg's Lincoln Unveils the 'Mathematics' of Breaking Gridlock in Washington

Ravi Chaudhary | Posted 01.21.2013 | Politics
Ravi Chaudhary

The release of Steven Spielberg's Lincoln may have been intentionally delayed until after the presidential election. However its debut has unintentionally arrived in time to impact an event of equal political importance.

Euclid Again

Lynne Bundesen | Posted 04.09.2012 | Education
Lynne Bundesen

I could be swimming, or doing my grocery shopping or lunching with friends. But no, I am facing a blackboard of propositions designed in 300 BC.

PHOTOS: 10 Denver Restaurant Week Picks

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Earlier this week, Visit Denver, the city's convention and visitors bureau, unveiled the participants for this year's Denver Restaurant Week. Now in i...