Americans might not know it, but their language — the lexicon of the everyday spoken and written word — is changing, a product of America’s diverse ethnicities and large immigrant populations.
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The truth is, my son was a lot smarter than I was, and you could see that coming before he started to walk or talk. Little did I know that Mike's smarts would get him into a world of trouble.
If you’re like me, it gets harder and harder to find the kind of creative, ingenious puzzles that challenge your imagination and mental agility. That changed when I fell in love with a radio show. And what happened when it loved me back changed my life.
Putting humans in space isn’t about exploration or national pride; it isn’t even about science. It’s about survival. A species that can look past short-term costs to the long-term benefit wins. It wins in the only way the universe cares — by staying alive.
With one swashbuckled boot planted firmly in the past and another stepping toward the future, a landing party of Mensans boldly told a packed Comic-Con audience what science fiction holds for them now and tomorrow.
Fibromyalgia is a chronic and often debilitating condition that affects around 3 percent of the world's population and has vexed physicians for centuries. Dr. Casey Okamoto guides us through the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of this painful condition.
I’m grateful, Barkley, I really am. For giving me a little bit of joy — no, for giving me a lot of joy in this small life I’ve led. But I want to make sure you have what you need in case tomorrow doesn’t go according to plan.
We have more voices in our membership magazine than ever, and we continue to strive for a diversity of insights and expressions. So we ask: If you had just six words to share with the rest of Mensa, what would they be?
The largest yearly confab of Mensans anywhere, our AG spans five days and features a sprawl of talks, games, and entertainment. Kansas City is a revolution of creativity, music, food, art, and spirit … and we get to enjoy it all week! Connect with M’s from around the globe, reunite with old friends — and make some new ones. Missouri loves company, after all!
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.
Before it hits our plates, there’s a lot that goes on behind the scenes with what we eventually eat. At Colloquium 2020, we’ll explore the latest developments in food science, including investigations into food safety, emerging food and agricultural technologies, maintaining stable food supplies globally, and more. Join us — and bring an appetite!
Regional & Local
Brilliance in the Wine Country
San Francisco Mensa invites you to the beautiful Sonoma Valley in California's famous wine region. We have a full slate of speakers, hospitality, games, activity room, and, of course, wine! There will be special food events and tournaments, great fellowship and sparkling conversation.
Phoenix Phiesta XXXVII: "The After AG / RG"
November 28 - December 1
Join Greater Phoenix Mensa Nov. 28-30 for Phoenix Phiesta XXXVII: “The After AG / RG,” featuring 30+ programs to inform, stimulate, and amuse, games galore, and an awesome all-day kids track.
Feast of Pleasures and Delights XXXIX
November 28 - December 1
Our 39th Annual Regional Gathering will be bigger and better than ever! Come join us for entertaining events, including the usual mix of great speakers, a variety of games, delicious tastings, and lots of other interesting activities. This RG will truly please and delight one and all.
Join Cincinnati Area Mensa for three days of speakers, mental games and tournaments, and tasty meals.