Geniuses

Genius Hall of Fame

Back in 2002 we began featuring a fresh "genius" each month, this ran strong for a few years. Our genius - genius writer took an extended sabbatical to focus on raising her kids, we hope to begin adding new entries again in 2015.  

Richard Buckminster Fuller

To say that Buckminster “Bucky” Fuller was an extraordinary visionary, an intellectual giant, a prolific author, poe

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Joseph Oriolo

Pioneering cartoon animator Joseph Oriolo was born in New Jersey in 1913, one of six children in an Italian immi

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Rosalyn Tureck

Deemed “The High Priestess of Bach,” Rosalyn Tureck is considered by many to be one of the great musical geniuses of the 20th and early 21st centuries.

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Gugielmo Marconi

In our day-to-day existence, we hear the term "wireless" repeatedly. In most cases, it has to do with communication.

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Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou was born Marguerite Johnson on April 4, 1928 in St. Louis, Missouri to Bailey and Vivian Johnson.

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Juan Garcia Esquivel

It's fitting that Esquivel's name was usually printed with an exclamation point: his trademark is the musical exclamation

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George Washington Carver

“The primary idea in all of my work was to help the farmer and fill the poor man’s empty dinner pail.  My idea is to help the ‘man farthest down’, this is why I hav

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George Gamow

George Gamow was born on March 4, 1904, in the town of Odessa, in what is now the Ukraine, to Anthony M Gamow, a teacher, and Alexandra Lebedinzeva. As a youngster he was fascinated with the s

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Leon Theremin

The life of Leon Theremin is the stuff of spy novels, rife with espionage, electronic gadgetry, high society, and kidnapping.

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Sir Edward William Elgar

Edward Elgar is known as one of Britain’s most famous composers of classical music.  His works are known, performed, and respected throughout the world.  During his own lifetime, su

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