Posts tagged "mensa"

Why Are People Shocked That A Pretty, Blonde, 16-Year-Old Girl Is A Genius?

There's a plot for a romantic comedy in here somewhere: a 16-year-old British girl named Lauren Marbe has scored 161 on a MENSA test, ranking her intelligence higher than Stephen Hawking, Bill Gates and Albert Einstein. But people are shocked -- shocked! -- at Lauren Marbe's genius intelligence because she's a blonde girl from Essex (which i…

By: Jessica Wakeman / February 15, 2013

Baby Genius Needs To Poop On “The Today Show”

This segment proves that three-year-old geniuses are just like other toddlers in the sense that when they have to poop when they have to poop. Even a Mensa-level IQ can't help this toddler predict when her bowels are going to go haywire on a live "Today Show" segment. Too many doughnuts in the green room.

By: Ami Angelowicz / May 15, 2012

4-Year-Old Girl Genius Inducted Into Mensa

Heidi Hankins has always been a smartypants: by age two she could read and count to 40, by age three she could add and subtract, and now, at age 4, she has been inducted into Mensa with an IQ of 159. To put that number into perspective, the average adult has an IQ of 100…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 16, 2012

Poll: How Soon Can You End A Bad Date?

Dating is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get. Sometimes, your date may make Forrest Gump seem like a Mensa member. Falling in love takes time, but chemistry is instantaneous. This week, Kate Hudson admitted she ditched out on one first date with a banker before they'd even ordered dinner.

By: Simcha / September 18, 2008