A mother's selflessness and her daughter's shame. A cruel nickname and an abandonment of the same. If Altrua St. Trudy cannot outgrow her family name, she'll have to outshine it.
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Swords and knives have historically played a significant role in African culture, with their creation seen as tied to magic, mythology, and history all at once.
I wasn’t supposed to yank this wailing woman out of a La-Z-Boy, wasn’t supposed to get clubbed in the head with a bottle of Beefeater by an uncle who thought I didn’t know enough to care. I wasn’t supposed to celebrate my 40th birthday in Buffalo General’s room 720.
From Modafinil and similar nootropics to gene editing and brain-computer interfaces — will our seemingly endless quest for neuroenhancement forever end in "Flowers for Algernon"?
Submit your best unpublished work or works of short fiction to be considered for September's special fiction edition of the Bulletin.
Enter to win an American Mensa Life Membership, courtesy of our friends at GEICO.
In a tenth of the time it takes to blink, an air bag can recognize a crash, assess its severity, determine the seat occupant’s position, and inflate the actual bag just the right amount. (Sponsored by GEICO)
Multiple Mensa International committee and officer positions are open for application. Any Mensan in good standing may apply.
Join a few hundred new and longtime board-game friends at Mind Games at the Crowne Plaza Denver for a weekend of playing new-to-the-market games. After a weekend of nonstop game play, you decide which games earn the coveted Mensa Select® seal.
For decades now, manufacturing has been evolving, driven by macro- and micro-economic forces as well as advances in technology. We'll examine the economic, technological, educational, and geopolitical ramifications of how things are made and distributed.
If your impression of Indianapolis is racetracks and cornfields, get ready to be amazed. Downtown Indy has been lauded by USA Today, Condé Nast Traveler, Zagat, and The New York Times (among others) for its cultural attractions, walkability, great food and nightlife, museums, and so much more.
Regional & Local
You are invited to the longest-running and best Regional Gathering: CNJM's Snowball 44! Enjoy the abundant 24-hour Hospitality Suite, the excellent game room, and a massive speaker track.
Carolinah Regional Gathering 2018
Piedmont Area Mensa invites you to our out-of-CONTROL weekend. Battle KAOS with PAM classics including Blond Bowl, tons of chocolate, and the traditional champagne toast. Covert operations and overt fun!
Emerald City Regional Gathering
Join us and expect the unexpected! Celebrate spring in the Pacific Northwest with a sparkling new RG, including a myriad of magical and mysterious presentations, delightful gaming, tournaments, and even a scavenger hunt!
Grand SLAM! RG
Join St. Louis Area Mensa for our 2018 Grand SLAM! Regional Gathering, featuring a full slate of activities and speakers, a great Hospitality suite, Young Mensan events and free admission to the world-famous St. Louis Art Museum to explore its new special exhibit, "Underground Cities: Egypt."