The term "a stroke of genius" has been used when some one invents or designs a new idea. Sometimes a simple solution can over come complex problems. The ability to problem solve in the work place can give some people the nick-name of "the work genius". The go to person when the crunch is on.
Genius news worth noting. Articles and news stories regarding feats of genius.
May / 2012
India born, raised in Germany teenager cracks a 350 year old math problem set by Sir Isaac Newton. Math solution can predict the flight path of a thrown ball and how it will bounce off a wall. READ MORE
Note: Some gadgets may no longer work. Google has changed some applications and how they are hosted. Also I was not exactly a genius when I first started building them. Some have been disabled. Working links are in a Google directory.
If you have gotten this far into the site, you deserve some good extra tips. How to get linked into a Google directory? Join Google group discussions. Start a topic you are familiar with and allow posting to your comments. Build gadgets that others can use in the open directories. Here is some I have made you can use for free seo. Pick and choose what you like. Google supplies html code also.
Beethoven wrote music that was considered a work of genius. The term "global genius" could be used to describe any of these famous people and others.
Bobby Fisher was the youngest person to claim the title of Grand Chess Master. His chess moves were considered "genius" at some times.
Famous painters and artists will also "coin" the term "a stroke of genius" to some master pieces.Example, the Mona Lisa which is familiar to most people.