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Cess Now?

Covid-19 has brought many new words and phrases front and center in the American lexicon: Zoom meeting, social distance, ventilator…. The pandemic has also forced millions of intubations. A respiratory therapist recalls his first — and the confusing command that followed.

Mensa Brain or Monkey Brain — Which Is at the Helm of Our Voluntary Activities?

Monkey Brain is the construct Mensan Kent Keith uses to describe the subconscious programming that runs our lives. Think of it as the amalgamation of our brain’s many autonomous programs that control all sorts of functions we’re not aware of at any given moment.

Common Threads: An Inspection of the Morgellons Community

Morgellons disease has a complicated history, and many medical professionals do not consider the condition to be a real disease. Whether the symptoms are physical, mental, or both, Morgellons disease needs to be given consideration, argues Mensan Genevieve M.H. Corrada.

In the Company of Heroes

Journey to Royal: A WWII Rescue Mission, produced by Mensan Mariana Tosca, p.g.a. and written and directed by Christopher Johnson, seeks to preserve the legacy of the 4th Emergency Rescue Squadron, whose men saved 576 lives during the war.

Tolkien SIG Turns 40, Earns Nod From Official JRRT Society

Mensa’s Tolkien Special Interest Group, now celebrating its 40th year, saw a 2020 article from its monthly Beyond Bee newsletter nominated for a Tolkien Society award.

PhotoCup 2021: Compete for Mensa International Photographer of the Year

The art of photography is an area where Mensans from more than 50 countries with different languages, customs, and traditions can converge with a single, visual language. Use your creativity, skills, and technical expertise to produce your entry in this year’s Mensa International PhotoCup competition.

Win a Trip for Two to World Gathering 2021, Sponsored by GEICO

Enter inside to win a trip for two to the 2021 Mensa World Gathering in Houston, Texas, including two event registrations, hotel accommodations, and two tickets to the Gala Dinner, sponsored by our friends at GEICO.

Helping My Daughter Avoid Getting Hungover

Everyone knows that as we age, our metabolism slows down — we can’t eat the way we did when we were in our 20s. The same is true for alcohol metabolism. In inventing a product for my millennial daughter, I actually created a product for myself. How’s that for a happy accident?

National Events

Portland, Maine | April 22-25, 2021

An annual tradition since 1990, Mind Games is a four-day board-game-judging marathon, during which the year’s five best new-to-market tabletop games are chosen and awarded the coveted Mensa Select® seal. Join hundreds of tabletop fanatics for a long weekend of around-the-clock board gaming.

Multifaceted Minds | Aug. 24-29, 2021

The largest yearly confab of Mensans anywhere, Mensa’s Annual Gathering spans five days — six in 2021 — and features a sprawl of talks, games, and entertainment. The 2021 Annual Gathering is a party 75 years in the making! Join Mensans from around the world to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Mensa’s founding.

Mensa Foundation Colloquium: Advances in Food Science

Explore the latest developments in the field of food science. including the evolution of food safety, emerging food and agricultural technologies, maintaining stable food supplies globally, and more.

Local & Regional Gatherings

Due to concerns regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) and to ensure event safety, Metropolitan Washington Mensa's Regional Gathering, Pandemic 2021: Freedom!, has been canceled. Please visit their website for more information as the situation develops.

Very Much Love again presented by Virginia and Mary Lee, featuring Vital Meals and Libations. Various Meeting and Leisure activities led by Visionary yet Merry Leaders.

The North Dakota Chapter invites you to ND HeRitaGe for our 15th RG, to be held in Valley City at the President's House and the GrandStay Hotel and Suites. Join us for tours, hospitality, and more!

Peachtreat 2020 was canceled due to the pandemic, so we can't wait to see you all at this year's event! Join us for food, games, gifted youth programming, and much, much more!

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