Behind the Scenes: Neil deGrasse Tyson ponders Iron Man’s ARC Reactor

What’s trending now: Michael Tubbs, Jessica Valenti, and more!

Here’s what is trending from some of our speakers, activists, and change makers:   The Huffington Post interviews Michael Tubbs and proclaims that the 23 year old councilman from Stockton, California will restore your faith in politicians.  True Son, a documentary film about councilman Tubbs, debuted last week at the Tribeca Film Festival.   In …Read More

Kate Clinton Teams Up with Lily Tomlin!

What’s Trending Now: Earth Day!

Happy Earth Day Everyone!  Our environmental change makers are speaking around the world today encouraging communities to take action to protect the planet we live on.   What’s the one thing you’ve done this year to create change?  Was it hard to do?   In other news, recounts the busy year of riot grrrl Kathleen …Read More

Where Arts and Science Meet: Ainissa Ramirez at TEDxBroadway

Trending Now: Michael Tubbs, Amir Aczel, Arsalan Iftikhar

Here’s what some of our speakers have been up to this week:   Congratulations to Michael Tubbs on being nominated for one of EBONY’s Heroes Next Door awards.   Amir Azcel’s latest book: Why Science Does not Disprove God, receives a glowing review in the Washington Post.   Arsalan Iftikhar sits down with St. Louis …Read More

We Remember the Boston Marathon Tragedy

Today marks the one year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing that claimed the lives of four people and wounded more than 260. We’d like to take a minute to remember and honor the victims and their families as well as all of the first responders and medical personnel.  

Trending Now: Equal Pay Day, SNL, and The Search for General TSO

Here’s what our speakers are up to this week:   Women’s rights leader and speaker Lilly Ledbetter joins President Barack Obama as he plans to sign two executive orders today to mark Equal Pay Day.   Check out a great spoof of Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson on Saturday Night Live (jump to 3:05).   Ian Cheney’s latest …Read More