Well, They Say the Mind is the First Thing to Go
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Cog·i·ta·tion [koj-i-tey'-shun] – noun: Concerted thought or
reflection; meditation; contemplation.
Kirt [kert] – proper noun: RF Cafe webmaster.
Truman Safford, of Vermont, could instantly extract the square root
of 7-digit number at age 10. He demonstrated the ability to square the
number 365,365,365,365,365,365 in his head in less than a minute. Truman
graduated from Harvard, became an astronomer, and eventually lost the
ability to perform those amazing feats.