James Garfield Was the Only U.S. President to Prove a Math Theorem

The Pythagorean Theorem has been proved many times, and probably will be proven many more times. But only one proof was made by a United States President. Five years before James A Garfield was elected president, he came up with a proof that involves a simple sheet of paper and some scissors. » 8/06/13 11:00am 8/06/13 11:00am

What you won't see in the Lincoln biopic: Lego Honest Abe riding a…

While Steven Spielberg gives us his biopic view of Abraham Lincoln this weekend, Lego builder Andrew Becraft offers a less realistic view of the United States' 16th president. He mounts minifig versions of other American leaders atop plastic dinosaurs, gives them guns, and creates moments from a strange alternate… » 11/10/12 2:00pm 11/10/12 2:00pm

The most successful presidents could be the ones who exhibit…

Everybody's been rethinking psychopaths lately. Instead of thinking of psychopathy as a highly problematic and socially dangerous personality disorder, psychologists are increasingly coming to see it as an extremely complex set of characteristics that play an important role in human diversity and experience. And in… » 9/11/12 10:20am 9/11/12 10:20am