Weekly Round Up: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Arn Chorn Pond, Emily Hunter

Happy Wednesday! Let’s see what our speakers are up to this week …   Neil deGrasse Tyson shares his thoughts about the passing of Stephen Hawking: “His passing has left an intellectual vacuum in his wake. But it’s not empty. Think of it as a kind of vacuum energy permeating the fabric of spacetime that …Read More

Weekly Round Up: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Robert Bullard, Lilly Ledbetter

Happy Wednesday! Let’s see what our speakers are up to this week …   Neil deGrasse Tyson and Stephen Hawking exchange ideas about what preceded the “Big Bang”.   Robert Bullard comments on the EPA’s research, which shows that African-Americans suffer greater health issues as a result of pollution.   Lilly Ledbetter educated the Ohio …Read More

Weekly Round Up: Jessica Valenti, Robert Bullard, Charles Mann

Happy Wednesday! Let’s see what our speaker are up to this week …   Jessica Valenti, proving her versatility as a writer, has written a series of columns for EATER called “Eating Out Loud”, examining food as a factor in political/ethical behavior.   Robert Bullard weighs in on why environmental justice cannot be achieved without …Read More

Weekly Round Up: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Edith Widder, Stephanie Coontz

Happy Wednesday! Let’s see what our speakers are up to this week …   Neil deGrasse Tyson weighs in on school shootings and ‘thoughts and prayers’.   One of Edith Widder’s bioluminescent life photos is being made into a holographic postage stamp!   Stephanie Coontz weighs in on the changing face of marriage in American …Read More

Weekly Round Up: Edith Widder, Stephanie Coontz, Neil deGrasse Tyson

Happy Wednesday! Let’s see what our speakers are up to this week:   Edith Widder has shot some very cool video of bioluminescent marine life, featured in this month’s Scientific American.   Stephanie Coontz has Valentine’s Day advice in the New York Times. It’s not too late to pick up some tips!   Been anywhere …Read More

Weekly Round Up: Charles Mann, Kate Harding, Jessica Valenti

Happy Wednesday! Let’s see what our speakers are up to this week …   Charles Mann’s new book is getting one great review after another!   Kate Harding, in a Huffington Post article, says we’re approaching sexual harassment backwards… we should be changing men’s behavior, not women’s.   In Marie Claire, Jessica Valenti writes about …Read More

Weekly Round Up: Raffi, Derrick Pitts, Neil deGrasse Tyson

Happy Wednesday! Let’s see what our speakers are up to this week …   Mark Zuckerberg wants to get your kids addicted to Facebook early, and Raffi is not down with this!   Derrick Pitts strips through the hype surrounding the ‘Blue Blood Moon’…   And we are happy to report that Neil deGrasse Tyson’s …Read More

Weekly Round Up: Sandra Steingraber, Bas Lansdorp, Robert Bullard

Happy Wednesday! Let’s see what our speakers are up to this week …   Sandra Steingraber was in Miami to help push for a statewide ban on fracking. Are you listening, Gov. Scott?   No one has accused Bas Lansdorp of lacking ambition! He’s not even to Mars yet, and he’s already planning how one …Read More

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