Posts tagged "Smart People"

Who said "well-behaved women seldom make history?"

Who said "well-behaved women seldom make history?"
“Well-behaved women seldom make history.” You may have seen that quote on bumper stickers or t-shirts, or maybe you’ve seen it as “Well-behaved women rarely make history.” The quote often appears without attribution. I’ve sometimes seen it attributed to Eleanor Roosevelt and Marilyn Monroe. But who really said “well-behaved women seldom make history?” Laurel Thatcher... Read more »

List 18: Super Smart People

List 18: Super Smart People
I love smart people. I wrote about Nate Silver’s statistics fueled stardom during the election, which was only strengthened when results showed he predicted the outcome of the presidential election for every state (one better than he had in 2008). Yes, I have a little crush on Nate Silver’s brain, and his is not the... Read more »