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Happy Holidays!

Chrismoose

Chrismoose — ca. 1983. Watercolor on D’Arches rough surface. Published previously in the November/December 2014 issue of WyoMensa, and

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Purpose of Mensa

From the Constitution of Mensa, there are three main purposes of Mensa:

Identify and foster human intelligence for the benefit of humanity. Encourage research in the nature, characteristics, and uses of intelligence. Provide a stimulating intellectual and social environment for members.

With more than 50,000 members, American Mensa is the largest national

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November Mensa Testing

We currently have the following testing session scheduled:

Saturday, November 10, 2018 10:00 am

Central Resource Library
Johnson County Library
9875 W. 87th St Overland Park, KS

MAM’s Annual Thanksgiving Dinner!

Thanksgiving dinner can help a person stay connected with humanity — and it can answer some enduring questions as we all acquire a better grasp on the human condition. This holiday celebration could be an effort to keep the genuine and creative spirit of Mensa alive and well as well. So, think

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October Testing Continues at a Great Price!

Good News! If you missed our previous October testing opportunities, there’s one more chance to take advantage of this great price. We have scheduled an additional testing session for Sunday, October 28 at 1:30 pm at the Central Resource Library, 9875 W. 87th St., Overland Park, KS. This session will be held

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Flashback: MAM Wins Sapphire Award

Mid-America Mensa (MAM) received some well-deserved recognition during the recent 2018 American Mensa Annual Awards. In Class II, MAM was awarded a SAPPHIRE for a variety of its activities and accomplishments – earned by the local group as a whole. Basically, groups can earn points for “active participation in all that Mensa

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Hunting for the Haunted

So, as to not cast any shadows on the whole concept and theory of occult studies, let me begin by introducing you to a psychic investigator and a former member of Mensa, Maurice Schwalm. Maurice Schwalm passed away on January 3, 2001 at the age of 72 years. Yet, he spent many

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Voting Soon on MAM's Proposed Bylaws Revisions

Mid-America Mensa (MAM) is asking for a hand with the approval of its most recently proposed Bylaws Revisions. MAM’s Bylaws were last revised (and approved) in 1998. Now, on September 7th, 2018, we have received approval from the American Mensa Committee (AMC) Bylaws Review Committee for the revised Bylaws – as approved

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Climbing: A Challenging Mind & Body Sport

What is both mentally challenging and a physically demanding sport?

Many people mistakenly believe climbing is about upper body strength, as in how strong your grip is and how many pull-ups you can do. Actually, climbing relies primarily on your core; this is why climbers are known for having great-looking abs. Balance

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Q&A with a Smart Artist: Wes Benson

Q-1/ How did you become interested in art?

Wes/ I’ve been interested in art as long as I can remember. I recall, vividly, drawing when I was a child, and the magic of being able to render whatever I wanted. I always had a knack for drawing and was always known for

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