You don't have to actually be smart to impress people -- you just have to fake it. Here's a daily list of must-read articles that will impress your co-workers, wow your friends and make you seem smart....
- The 'Big Bang' machine has provided conspiracy theorists with enough fodder for a lifetime. Many believe the world's largest particle accelerator will create a black hole that will swallow the earth. So what exactly would happen if it did?
- Bailing out struggling banks is an expensive business. New deficit projections show the bleak bottom-line when the government intervenes and picks up the tab.
- Dating in the animal world has turned digital. Studbooks -- online profiles of captive animals that include details such as sex, height and weight -- are the latest craze among zoo-keepers trying to pair their animals with mates.