brainiac


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  • noun

Synonyms for brainiac

someone who has exceptional intellectual ability and originality

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I think you've got to have a bit of a wacky mentality to work on shows such as Brainiac - I love it, which says a lot about me," laughs Ben, originally from Warden, near Hexham.
In the game, Brainiac 13 attempts to take control of the advanced technology behind the futuristic city of Metropolis -- technology that would enable him to destroy Metropolis and rule the world.
Coming to the end of a three-month roadshow, Brainiac Live takes the wacky acts and experiments off the TV set and on to the stage, with its performances proving to be even more entertaining than the TV series.
In the game, Brainiac 13 attempts to take control of the advanced technology behind the futuristic Metropolis -- technology that would enable him to destroy Metropolis and rule the world
Brainiac star John Kilcoyne is to give another explosive performance.
Our brainiac victims check out relatively quickly, but they go gruesomely.
But while his life seemed to spiral out of control, Brainiac host Vic simply looked on with a bemused grin.
Today, Sunderland University scientist and star of Sky One's Brainiac, Prof John Kilcoyne, will be at the Science Learning Centre in Durham City for the launch.
And for a guy whose earliest stardom resulted from playing a sweet airhead in the ``Bill and Ted'' teen comedies, his regular brainiac flourishes can be startling.
Dr Kilcoyne's efforts in making science fun has led to the popular Sunderland University scientist getting his own weekly slot on Sky One's popular fun science show, Brainiac.
Seven thick beauties and seven brainiac, socially-challenged guys are thrown together in a Scottish castle to fill in the missing gaps in each other's educations.
I challenge Bratton, Mayor James Hahn, or any other brainiac on the council to cite a single case where a .
Brainiac star and Sunderland University academic Dr John Kilcoyne took time out from his UK tour to film a Christmas special of the Sky One hit show.
They are superbly illustrated with all the images from the cartoons and comic books and very accessible for children from seven years and adults alike with their double-page spreads of all the popular characters from the Joker, Catwoman and Penguin to Clark Kent, Brainiac and Lobo.
Linda Cardellini (TV's acclaimed ``Freaks and Geeks''), who quickly became fast friends with the other three, filled out the human roster as group brainiac Velma.