I have a love-hate relationship with riddles and brain teasers. On the one hand, I’m not very good at solving them, especially if I am expected to do it fast. On the other hand, I […]
I have a decent IQ. No, I don’t know what it is. Our elementary school wouldn’t tell us. They didn’t even tell us they had given us an IQ test, although it was obvious to […]
Me: *bursts into the room* I NEED A SNORKEL AND A SHOTGUN. THERE’S NO TIME TO EXPLAIN Wife: Me: Wife: Me: Wife: *goes back to reading* — James Breakwell, Exploding Unicorn (@XplodingUnicorn) December 7, 2013 […]
According to a study by the University of Amsterdam, the human race has been declining in intelligence since the Victorian Era. Reasons for this are many including environmental factors, access to quality education, nutrition, and […]
There’s a 12-year-old Londoner who has a higher IQ than Stephen Hawking. I’m betting she has a faster 100 m sprint time than him, too.
I have been worried about the world for a long time—not in a “Mayan Calendar Explosion kind of way” but in a “Have we all swallowed stupid pills?” kind of way. I thought we hit rock […]
In 1996, a college graduate named Robert Jordan, took the police exam in New London, Connecticut and scored 33 points, which is the equivalent of an IQ of 125. An above-average IQ probably translates into […]