How to be Clever [Click to continue reading]
There are several good ways one can become more clever. For example, one could read books. Reading the complete works of say, Heidegger, is almost guaranteed to raise one’s intelligence quotient, at least by a smidge. One might also dedicate one’s life to the study of something like linear metathesis in, say, Fijian. Or, one might study something like aerospace engineering, or biochemistry, or inferential statistics, or cryptography. That is not your case. You are putzing around the Internet trying to read something that’ll teach you how to be smarter. You need a shortcut.The shortcut is, obviously, to appear more clever without actually improving the frequency of your synapses. Here are six tested ways to make yourself appear smarter to other people:
Be short
Short people always seem smart. This well-known fact has been proven time and time again by numerous scientific studies around the world, so I won’t elaborate. [Keep Reading]

How to be Clever [Click to continue reading]

There are several good ways one can become more clever. For example, one could read books. Reading the complete works of say, Heidegger, is almost guaranteed to raise one’s intelligence quotient, at least by a smidge. One might also dedicate one’s life to the study of something like linear metathesis in, say, Fijian. Or, one might study something like aerospace engineering, or biochemistry, or inferential statistics, or cryptography. 

That is not your case. You are putzing around the Internet trying to read something that’ll teach you how to be smarter. You need a shortcut.

The shortcut is, obviously, to appear more clever without actually improving the frequency of your synapses. Here are six tested ways to make yourself appear smarter to other people:

Be short

Short people always seem smart. This well-known fact has been proven time and time again by numerous scientific studies around the world, so I won’t elaborate. [Keep Reading]