Read this and you'll look smart. You don't have to be intelligent to impress people -- you just have to fake it. Here's a daily list of fascinating articles that will wow your friends, surprise your co-workers and make you seem sharp at a cocktail party or over the lunch counter....
- Archimedes invented a device more than 2,000 years ago that has helped create green electricity in the 21st century.
- Is a snake slithering in your path scarier than the stock market dropping 1,000 points? Depends on the person. Scientists examine what scares us and whey.
- Meet the world's only cyborg. Gordon, a robot, has sensors that send information via computer interface to a biological brain.