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....
- A Russian oligarchy wants to buy the Evening Standard.
- Great minds think like this. A linguist who holds the European record for reciting the first 22,514 decimal points of Pi explains how to improve cognitive performance.
- The Palm is making a come-back. The company's sleek new smart-phone -- the Pre -- has a touch-screen, a new operating system and allows for efficient multitasking.