From the Egyptians of antiquity to Sushruta and Aretaeus the Cappadocian, onto the Renaissance, and into the age of modern medicine, we’ve come to learn a lot about diabetes. Understanding its history is understanding the disease.
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While behavior is fluid and non-prescriptive, the four different Culture Types — Stabilizers, Fixers, Independents, and Organizers — are designed to identify what is most natural or where a person feels most at home.
In spirit, the graves of those felled along the Western Front remain guarded. A century after the Great War, a silent sentinel watches over visitors to the hallowed grounds.
In works ranging from Bram Stoker’s seminal 1897 book Dracula to Blaxploitation-era films like Blacula, vampires have long held a place in popular culture, tied inexorably to the subject of sexuality whether subtly or explicitly.
Parents I speak with are often reluctant to tell their children they’re gifted. But when it comes to raising gifted kids, the most important thing to remember is to trust your instincts.
Reflecting American Mensa’s and the Mensa Foundation’s growing needs, some scheduled infrastructure investments, and a sizable return on its initial investment, the Mensa Foundation has decided to sell the building housing both national headquarters and move.
It’s one of most fulfilling feelings — helping students flourish achieve their potential through education. Volunteer today to help support the Mensa Foundation's College Scholarship Program.
The grand opening of our all-new Mensa Store promises a little something for everyone to geek out over, including T-shirts, sweaters, hoodies, and more.
Join a few hundred new and longtime board-game friends at Mind Games at the Galaxy Banquet Center 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.
This one-day educational symposium provides a forum to explore, debate, and evaluate a major issue of long-range importance to society. Colloquium 2019 will explore thee inherent intertwine of privacy rights and information technology, the balance between personal privacy and public security, and what privacy looks like in the 21st century.
The largest yearly confab of Mensans anywhere, this event spans five days and features a sprawl of talks, games, and entertainment unlike any other. In Phoenix, you can beat the heat with the company of cool people, exciting tours, and a dizzying array of fascinating programs and special events.
Regional & Local
W.T.F. (Winter Time Fun)
After a year off (to host an AG), we’re back! With visitors from Chicago, Cincinnati, Kentucky, and Michigan, this event features a weekend full of programs and excursions designed to cater to the intelligent crowd.
A Gathering of Gamers (AGOG)
Join us for a relaxing weekend of games and hospitality. Bigger than a house party, smaller than ’WeeM; just hundreds of Chicago Area Mensa’s games, plenty of tables, and well over a hundred friendly, albeit competitive, players.
Central Alabama Mensa’s RG — Owlabama Blast from the Past
Join us Feb. 15-17, 2019, in Birmingham, Ala., for Central Alabama Mensa's RG: Owlabama Blast from the Past. And when we say past, we're talking ancient!
NHRG 2019: The Library at the End of the Universe
Join us at the Library at the End of the Universe! We’ll have all of the things you’ve come to expect: 24-hour Hospitality; open bar on Friday and Saturday nights; movies, music, and entertainment; speakers; crafts; games; tournaments; and more!