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....
- Financial mismanagement hasdone significant damange to the Guggenheim Museum of Bilbao's reputation.
- Steinway Music has created a sound system that is so pure experts can reportedly discern a violin's make and country of origin. It's an integrated CD player, amplifier and has open speakers that mirror the resonance of live instruments.
- The top 10 best sites (Twitter included) to fritter away time on the Internet.
- George the cat made headlines last month when he returned home after 13 years on the lam. Turns out that the 17-year-old cat was sick and a sonogram showed that he had cancer. After a few weeks of pampering he had to be euthanized.