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This 11-Year-Old Boy Has Higher IQ Than Einstein

He scored two points higher than physicist Albert Einstein and cosmologist Stephen Hawking.

The Independent

This boy might be this generation’s next big scientist. An 11-year-old in Reading got a higher IQ test score than German-born theoretical physicist Albert Einstein.

Arnav Sharma took the test a few weeks ago without prior preparation or seeing what a typical test looks like. He recorded a score of 162—the highest possible result you can achieve on the paper. It is more than 20 points higher than the genius benchmark which is set at 140.

Arnav, 11, is of Indian origin.

Arnav told The Independent he didn’t expect to pass the exam but he wasn’t anxious:

“The Mensa test is quite hard and not many people pass it so do not expect to pass,”
“I had no preparation at all for the exam but I was not nervous. My family were surprised but they were also very happy when I told them about the result.”

IQ tests measures several skills such as abstract reasoning, visual-spatial abilities, short-term memory and common sense.

Arnav studies in Crossfields School in Reading. He has passed the examination for two highly sought-after schools, Eton College and Westminster, without preparation.

The boy showed his great intellect at an early age. When he was more than one year old, Arnav’s grandparents in India told his mother, Meesha Dhamija Sharma, that he is really smart but she thought they were just flattering her.

When he was more than two years old, Meesha noticed his mathematical prowess.

“He was counting up to more than 100. That was when I stopped teaching him because I came to know that there is no end to his numbers.”

A spokesperson from Mensa, one of the most exclusive clubs in the world, praised Arnav for the achievement. He revealed his score can only be achieved by top one percent in the world.

Arnav scored two points higher than Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking.

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However, Arnav’s talent is not just limited to Mathematics. He loves singing and dancing and was once a semi-finalist for Reading’s Got Talent for Dancing when he was eight. Arnav also revealed his hobbies include coding, badminton, piano and swimming.

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Woman Leaves Job To Work In A Pirate Ship, She Ended Up Marrying Its Captain

When you know, you know.

There’s no telling if your partner is the one who’s meant for you. You can’t explain how you feel and deep inside, you just know that you have someone who’s worth fighting for. For Tasha Pericic, the phrase “you just know” seems to be the most frustrating response but she learned what it really means when she met Croatian pirate ship captain, Mirko.

Pericic was originally from New Zealand but she’d moved to London to travel to different European countries. She got a job as an assistant manager at Maze, a Gordon Ramsay restaurant in London, and worked there for a year.

After which, she also worked for a brief period in Goldman Sachs’ catering department. She eventually decided to quit her job and continue traveling but at the same time find the means to support herself.

Tash Pericic felt she needed a change after working in different intense jobs.

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Boy Writes Heartbreaking Note On A Stuffed Panda His Mother Couldn’t Afford

A boy, who badly wanted a stuffed Panda, wrote a heartbreaking note on a box pleading other shoppers not to buy it.

An average child would probably throw tantrums when his mom or dad couldn’t buy the toy he or she likes. A 10-year-old boy in Liverpool, England desperately wanted a stuffed Panda he saw at an Asda supermarket, the British equivalent of Wal-Mart. When his mom said she couldn’t afford to buy the toy, Leon Ashworth wrote a note on the toy’s box pleading with shoppers not to buy it until his mom could.

The next thing that happened will make your heart melt. As the stuffed animal was the last one left on the shelves, Leon decided to hide the Panda in an empty cardboard box and left a note for other shoppers.

The note says...

“My mum doesn’t have anuff money, so she’s byeng me Pandy next week 15 June. So please don’t bye him it will make me cry – thank you so much from his hopeful future owner. Panda’s name is Pandy…”...

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Strangers Buy Car For Texas Man Who Endures Walking 3 Miles Every Day Just To Get To Work

One simple act of kindness leads to another.

Andy Mitchell was out driving in Rockwall, Texas on a hot summer day when he spotted a young man dressed in his work clothes walking along the side of the road. Believing it’s too hot for a person to be walking, Mitchell stopped and and offered the man named Justin Korva a ride.

After a conversation with Korva, Mitchell learned that the young employee walks three miles to get to work and get back home every day. Mitchell, who was moved by the young man’s perseverance, knew then that people had to hear about Justin’s story so he decided to post about him on Facebook.

“Meet my friend Justin! I picked this boy up this am and gave him a ride to work at taco casa."

Mitchell then went to tell all his friends through the post what Justin does every day to get to work. ...

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