Pure Genius

Inside the creative mind. Meet today's most brilliant thinkers, designers and other thought leaders.


Q&A: Geoff Deane of Intellectual Ventures Lab on ideas that solve the world's biggest problems

The research lab of Intellectual Ventures may eradicate malaria-carrying mosquitos and extend the life of vaccines. And it might just save the company from long-term controversy.


Q&A: Christopher Chabris, psychology professor, on everyday illusions

Chabris explains how we can be oblivious to things that later seem obvious -- and why people who think they're funny have the worst sense of humor.


Q&A: John Durant, professional 'cave man,' on his new book

How did John Durant become the spokesperson for the resurgence in Palaeolithic living?