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After Cops Raid Party, Mensa Applications Surge

'We do want new members, but perhaps not in this way,' says Mensa Sweden

(Newser) - Police had to break up a loud party in the wee hours of the morning at a hotel, an otherwise ho-hum event that wouldn't be making headlines except for the group involved. That would be Mensa, the exclusive society that accepts only those with the very highest IQs, reports...

Preteen Girl Has Higher IQ Than Einstein

Lydia Sebastian just got perfect score on Mensa IQ test

(Newser) - A 12-year-old girl in England just scored higher on a Mensa IQ test than notorious high-IQ-havers Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking. Now, you might think such a thing would require months of practicing. Well, guess again. The Colchester Daily Gazette reports high-schooler Lydia Sebastian didn't really prepare at all....

Mensa Helping the Brilliant Find Love

Thanks to new partnership

(Newser) - Good news for brainiacs who are struggling to find love: has partnered with Mensa to help bring the IQ-blessed together. This week saw the launch of a Mensa-specific channel on dubbed Mensa Match , where, as USA Today explains, access is limited to those who meet Mensa'...

10-Year-Old Graduates From High School

Tanishq Abraham wants to cure cancer, be president

(Newser) - Tanishq Abraham has modest goals for a 10-year-old—he'd like to cure cancer and become president. Which probably seems realistic to the Sacramento prodigy, because Abraham just became one of the youngest children to ever graduate high school, earning him a letter of congratulations from Barack Obama. "It...

New Tech Toys Boost Laptop, iPhone

iMuffs and laptop chargers ready for today's tech-lovers

(Newser) - Jetsons-style briefcases may not be folding into cars just yet, but today's go-getters need more than just an ol' laptop and iphone.  CNNMoney picks out tools for the entrepreneurs of today:
  1. iMuffs Bluetooth Headset:  Elegant cordless headphones that work with your ipod and cell phone to deliver topnotch

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