How can you tell if your brain is as resilient as Einstein’s?

The dawn of neuroscience traces back to the movie The Mummy. Okay, kidding, but it does trace back to Egyptian mummification practices, which removed the brain, assuming it was the heart. In a sense, they were not entirely wrong, since there is an undeniable harmony between the two. The functions of our heart are inextricably … Continue reading How can you tell if your brain is as resilient as Einstein’s?

What Makes Communities Resilient? And Three Ways You Can Help

One hundred years ago, the hills of Norway fell silent. If you walked along the hillsides into the villages, you’d notice that everyone was in their home, waiting. What could they have been waiting for? An answer? It was the outbreak of the Spanish flu in Norway and residents were asked to stay inside their … Continue reading What Makes Communities Resilient? And Three Ways You Can Help

How The Sunflower Became My Secret to International Relations

How it Bloomed If you’re wondering why it’s the sunflower project, no, it’s not just because they are bright, pretty and look good on Instagram. The sunflower has gone on quite the world journey— they have even helped communities with the effects of nuclear waste. However, before we dig into more sunflower history, I’ll quote … Continue reading How The Sunflower Became My Secret to International Relations