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Etzanoa Kansas, Fabled Lost City of Gold?, by Klaus Trenary, November, 2017. This article was attached to the November, 2017, issue of SEEDS. To view this article, click  here.

Kansas Asset Seizure/Forfeiture Law, by Bob Myers. Posted in February, 2018. To view this article, click  here.

Etzanoa Kansas: The Great Settlement, by Klaus Trenary. Posted August 3, 2018. Posted here are the slides of Klaus' Mensa Program presentation that he gave on July 14, 2018. Note that the file is in Microsoft PowerPoint format. To view these slides, click  here.
To view these slides in pdf format, click  here.

Higher Dimensional Spaces, by James Zongker.
Posted September 10, 2018. Posted here are the slides of James' Mensa Program presentation that he gave on September 8, 2018. Note that the file is in pdf format.
James spoke about higher dimensional spaces: their fundamental properties, how to model or visualize them, the geometry of regular shapes, and how this can be used to understand math and physics in a new way. James is not content with three-dimensional space, or even four-dimensional, he goes for n-dimensional. He dropped in from some n-dimensional space, gave his talk to those of us who inhabit three dimensions, and then disappeared back into who-knows-where.
To view these slides, click  here.

2018 AG Report
Posted October 20, 2018. Posted here is a report on the 2018 AG held in Indianapolis, Indiana, on July 4-8, 2018. Also posted is a supplement provided by one of the speakers.
To view or download the report, click  here.
To view or download the Green Book Resources supplement, click  here.

A Certain Cat-shaped Country, by Homa Homa.
Posted October 24, 2018. Posted here are the slides of Homa's Mensa Program presentation that she gave on October 13, 2018. Note that the file is in pdf format.
Homa spoke about adventures, observations, and statistics of a certain cat-shaped country known to us all, including, especially, things that Americans will likely be interested in. There were quite a few questions & answers. Humor was part of the talk. To view these slides, click  here.

Review and Analysis of Dan Brown's Origin, by Larry D. Paarmann.
Posted November 10, 2018. Posted here are the slides of Larry D. Paarmann's Mensa Program presentation that he gave on November 10, 2018. Note that the file is in pdf format.
Brown is one of the most successful authors alive today, having written a number of very popular novels, including The Da Vinci Code, Angels & Demons, and Inferno, all three of which have been made into popular movies. In Origin, Edmond Kirsch, the world's greatest authority on Artificial Intelligence, is assassinated while in the middle of revealing to a world-wide audience his recent findings about the future of mankind. In the aftermath, Robert Langdon, friend of Kirsch and present at the announcement, goes through a frantic pursuit via a Gulfstream jet and Tesla sports car, from exotic location to exotic location throughout Spain, and only a few steps ahead of the police and would-be assassins of the Palmarian sect church, attempting to find the supercomputer, and the password, to discover and release Kirsch's message to the world. To view these slides, click  here.

Highlights of the 2019 AG in Phoenix, by Larry D. Paarmann.
Posted January 13, 2020. Posted here are the slides of Larry D. Paarmann's Mensa Program presentation that he gave on January 11, 2020. Note that the file is in Microsoft Powerpoint format. To view these slides, click  here.

Kansas Sunflower Mensa Statement on Civility and Freedom of Speech, January 11, 2020 draft.
Posted January 13, 2020. Posted here is a draft of the Kansas Sunflower Mensa Statement on Civility and Freedom of Speech discussed immediately after the Program Meeting on January 11, 2020. If you have feedback or suggestions, please email them to Larry Paarmann at LDPaarmann@cox.net Note that the file is in Microsoft Word format. To view this file, click  here.

2019 AG Report
Posted January 18, 2020. Posted here is a report on the 2019 AG held in Phoenix, Arizona, on July 3-7, 2019. To view or download the report, click  here.