Hey Dummy! Read this and you'll look smart. You don't have to 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 iconic Paris skyline is about to change dramatically. City officials up-ended a ban on high-rising buildings and soon a 50-story glass pyramid will add to (or detract from) the cityscape.
- Bathhouses have quickly become an integral part of Korean social life -- offering amenities such as hair salons, napping rooms and a place for neighbors to gather and chat.
- China's space launch was clearly timed to round-out a summer replete with patriotic pride and also providing a distraction from its embarrassing tainted milk scandal.
- A man serving a 45-year term in prison discusses the power structure inside a maximum-security federal penitentiary and what effect threat and coercion have on an individual with no hope.