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Science Fiction or Science Prediction?

Tiffany Mosig - Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Are we really surprised that Nikola Tesla predicted cellphones back in 1909; or that in 1660 “The Father of Modern Chemistry” saw organ transplants in our future? Or that in 1917 Alexander Graham Bell foresaw global warming and suggested solar power as a solution? Probably not. These were men of science. They spent their lives theorizing and testing to advance human understanding and survival.  read more >


 

Goodbye or Keep Going

Tiffany Mosig - Friday, December 13, 2019

Every December the news media does a round-up of who we lost during the past year that makes us stop to remember people that influenced us, and made us laugh and cry. It’s a way to pay tribute and say goodbye to a list of celebrities, world leaders, sports heroes, writers, artists and animals.

 

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Cool Turkey Facts

Tiffany Mosig - Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Some cool facts about Thanksgiving and turkey you may not know:  read more >


 

Humor is everywhere… so beware

Tiffany Mosig - Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Every day I miss opportunities for smiles, high fives and laughter because I’m not looking for them. But they’re there. In fact, the most “invisible” people often give us the most hilarious and heartwarming moments of connection. 3 cases in point:  read more >


 

Not everyone can be the brick

Tiffany Mosig - Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Do you ever click on a celebrity obituary and end up scrolling through pages of tributes to other famous people? I do. Even when the names aren’t familiar, I get caught up in their achievements and imagine doing something that impacts millions of people, or the earth, or how we understand our vast and mysterious universe.  read more >


 

What did I say?

Tiffany Mosig - Monday, August 05, 2019

Sometimes we get lost in our own language. Despite technology, the world struggles to comprehend itself. Computers talk across numerous platforms. But humans have to make a concerted effort to understand each other’s lexicon. English is especially difficult because it’s loaded with social slang that helps differentiate us. Case in point: it’s English but different.  read more >


 

The Price of Independence

Tiffany Mosig - Thursday, July 11, 2019

Independence Day is a reminder that I take my independence for granted. That doesn’t mean I don’t appreciate it. It means I sometimes forget that I’ve never had to live without it.  read more >


 

The answer is there. Trust your gut.

Tiffany Mosig - Monday, June 03, 2019

One of the most stressful things in life is job interviews. It doesn’t matter how good we are at what we do, or what we can bring to the new company. When the job we want is at stake, it feels like we’re walking through a mine field.  read more >


 

The Power of Playback

Tiffany Mosig - Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Regardless of age, hometown, or current status, your life’s soundtrack is always recording in the background. That’s why your mind goes to familiar places and times when you hear certain songs. Music is a powerful glue for memory and learning. How many little kids would remember their ABCs without the alphabet song?  read more >


 

Breaks: take them or lose them (it)

Tiffany Mosig - Tuesday, April 02, 2019

I keep trying to beat my fastest time for online Sudoku. But the faster I play, the more my thoughts go from getting the next move right to making this my fastest time ever. Then I hit a wall. Progress stalls. I panic. No matter how frantically I search I can’t see a viable move.
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