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Up All Night To Get Palmer Luckey

At the 2012 SXSW Interactive, These acquisitions are where the stacks think the future of our ecosystems lie. What techie hasn't considered submerging into virtual reality since Neal Stephenson's "Snow Crash" or even "Back To the Futur ...

The Uncertainty of Heisenberg's Nazi Bomb Motivations

When history turns back to look at me, I only hope its judgement isn't determined solely by an unsent letter from one of my colleagues. That's the predicament of Much like the principle he's famous for, it's impossible for us to be certain of the ful ...

8 People Who Received Their PhDs Before Age 20

These individuals all received their PhD before they were 20 years old, when most of us are still struggling to figure out what we want to be when we grow up. (If you have trouble viewing the slideshow, add Stuff of Genius to your AdBlocker white list. Click here for instructions.)

Albert Einstein, the Big Bang and How We Know What We Know

Researchers discovered that Einstein had a theory similar to the Big Bang, 20 years before anyone else. Learn more on Stuff of Genius.

The Weird Science of Tycho Brahe

Tycho Brahe was an eccentric astronomer. Learn about Brahe's discoveries at Stuff of Genius.

I Was a Teenage Genius

Google opened registration for its 2014 Science Fair. Learn more about the Google Science Fair at Stuff of Genius.

Dismemberment Plan: Lifehand 2 Develops Sensational Prosthetic

Dennis Sorensen became the first amputee to feel through a prosthetic hand. Learn how Silvestro Micera's team designed this bionic limb at Stuff of Genius.

10 Awesome Inventions for Living with Snow

Whether your community gets only 1-inch (2.5 cm) or 24-inches (60 cm) snow can be a major impediment to getting to school, work or even just the grocery. Luckily, we're always coming up with new ways to live with how snow and ice impact our daily routine. Here's 10 of the best inventions for dealing with snowfall.

The Silent Lucidity of Keith Hearne's Dream Machine

Keith Hearne patented a machine to control lucid dreams. Learn more about lucid dreaming at Stuff of Genius.

The Titan of Metal

William Kroll invented the process for refining titanium. Learn more about the Kroll Process at Stuff of Genius.