Nature’s Medicine Cabinet

Western medicine has opened up to the overwhelming evidence that natural products have significant medical benefits; among them are overall wellness, boosted immune system (incl. protection against viruses), improved mood and mental health, better sleep, and reduction in stress levels. With the help of technology, the active ingredients in these products are now available in pure form like essential oils. [Read More]
Tags: MindQuest


The Floor is Yours

In this recurring program, anyone who attends tonight has a 6-7 min window to present something that might have caught their attention, something they have wondered about, a book we all should know about, etc. Formal presentations with slides and videos or getting up in front of the forum are not required. The purpose is to share ideas… but mind you: 6-7 min is a lot less time than you think! [Read More]

Climate Change

A Geologist's View

We are taking a new look at climate change - perhaps the most hotly debated subject today. To increase our understanding of it, we will look at our climate in a geological/historical context, see what modern climate models can tell us, and then go into ice ages and glacial issues, oceanography, thawing tundras, albedo feedback - and the role of CO2 in all of it. [Read More]
Tags: Environment