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Weekly Roundup: Dr. Ainissa Ramirez, Charles Johnson, Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson

Happy Tuesday! Stay updated with what some of our change-making speakers are up to:   Haven’t you always wanted to know why that age-old decision maker – the classic coin toss – is random? Let award winning scientist Dr. Ainissa Ramirez explain!   Renowned author and living legend Charles Johnson invites us to take a

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Trending Now: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Ainissa Ramirez, Charles Johnson

Check out the latest updates from some of our awesome speakers and change-makers:   Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson makes Tuvok’s cloaking frequency cake from Star Trek Voyager on the set of Nerdy Nummies.   Innovation Hub has a great article on two of our favorite science evangelists,  Dr. Ainissa Ramirez and Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson!   Don’t

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Trending Now: Charles Johnson, Enrique Morones, Ntozake Shange

Check out the latest updates from some of our awesome speakers and change-makers:   We are pleased to announce that Charles Johnson’s newest book:  The Adventures of Emery Jones Boy Science Wonder – The Hard Problem, will be officially published this Sunday 2/15/2015.   Activist and speaker Enrique Morones explained the history of Border Angels and water

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Trending Now: Ian Cheney, Lateefah Simon, Charles Johnson

Ian Cheney’s latest film, The Search for General Tso,  will be available in theaters and video-on-demand on January 2. Check out the newest trailer here!   Lateefah Simon, a MacArthur Fellowship winner for her civil rights work,  has been nominated for the San Francisco Chronicle’s newest award honoring the top Bay Area visionary.   Head over to The Guardian

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Facing the unknown

This week’s post starts by quoting something the great Tom Hanks who once said:   “A hero is somebody who voluntarily walks into the unknown.”   All of us have “unknowns” in our lives that can be particularly frightening or uncomfortable to face- the new job/school, moving into a new neighborhood, raising a child for

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Trending Now: Sandra Steingraber, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Jessica Valenti

What does the anti-fracking and the climate movements have to do with one another? EcoWatch posted a speech by Sandra Steingraber, who has been campaigning for anti-fracking, explaining the correlation between the two.   Host of  “Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey,” Neil deGrasse Tyson, was featured on a  “StarTalk”  broadcast with the creator of  “Cosmos,” Ann Druyan. Get a peek into what it’s

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Trending Now: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Project Censored, Jennifer Simonetti-Bryan

Congratulations to Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey for winning four Emmy awards.     Compliments to the Director of  Project Censored, Mickey Huff, and President, Peter Phillips, for recently receiving  a Pillar Award for Persons of Conscience in New Media and Journalism from the National Whistleblower Summit in Washington, D.C. Follow their Facebook page for more exciting

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Trending now: David Quammen, Enrique Morones, Gary Hirshberg

Here is the latest from our speakers who are making headlines:   Enrique Morones, the founder and executive director of Border Angels, an organization which supplies food and water to the many undocumented immigrants, speaks about the border crises and how we can stop it.   Gary Hirshberg,  co-founder of organic yogurt company Stonyfield Farm, talks with Inc.

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