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Tom Mirenda

Orchid Collection Specialist, Smithsonian Gardens in Washington DC

Mysteries of Orchid Pollination

PRESENTED ON FEB 12, 2016
IN SILVER SPRING @ VOL 6

Tom Mirenda is the orchid experte at the Smithsonian. In this presentation, he talks about fascinating techniques for reproduction in orchids. Some use disguise, some use phermomones, some use beauty. Listen in to discover the incredible world of orchids.

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Plants to Art

BY SOPHIA EPHÍMERA
@ VOL 1 ON JUL 20, 2012

Sophia Efímera uses her presentation to share her work, which uses the endemic species/plants found in the Mexican state of Baja California as material for her art. (in Spanish)

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Cross Pollination of Design 2.0

BY WENDY W FOK
@ VOL 31 ON DEC 04, 2014

The endeavours of Wendy W Fok's research-based projects are dedicated to the creation of designs interlaced within the principals of procedural-based mathematics, logics, and material studies, within the field of architecture, digital media, and design. Her designs are substantiated through explorations between the cross-pollination of spatial installation arts and novel architectural innovations embedded within international urban cityscapes. This presentation for the IIDEX Canada 2014 explores the applied research and experimentation made through the spectrum of built and speculative work within the last five years.

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Intelligence & Mysteries

BY JEREMY GOSNELL
@ VOL 2 ON MAR 20, 2015

Jeremy Gosnell, author of the Terminal, talks about today's technology, intelligence and mysteries, the inspiration for his most recent book. 

"Presentation of the Day" on April 20, 2015.

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Sex, PrEP and the Adolescent Brain

BY DEFINATE NHAMO
@ VOL 1 ON MAY 19, 2016

Definate Nhamo discusses the advances in treatment for sexually transmitted deseases including HIV 

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Keiki Club

BY AVIVA ROWLEY
@ VOL 17 ON MAR 09, 2017

Aviva Rowley and friends founded Keiki Club - an open social community for friends and flora fanatics to come together and grow plants, share knowledge, and trade collections. Attend a Keiki Club meeting in NY or California - more info here.

Aviva is a ceramicist / artist / florist from Brooklyn, New York.  She graduated from Cooper Union in 2011 with a BFA.  She has been finding nature in Brooklyn her whole life and stubbornly refuses to leave NY - thus forcing her to create an indoor jungle.  

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The Continuum of Human Experience and Sex Trafficking

BY NANCY HARDCASTLE
@ VOL 2 ON SEP 23, 2017

Storyteller Nancy Hardcastle leads a happy life in Puerto Vallarta, that is until she ponders about children that endure sex trafficking.

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Sex: Wants, Needs, and Desires

BY AMORY JANE
@ VOL 23 ON JUN 13, 2017

Sex Educator, Amory Jane, will be talking about needs versus desires as they relate to sex and intimacy. She'll discuss libido, different styles of desire (e.g. spontaneous and responsive), and whether or not there is really a sex drive (and if sex can be considered a need). This presentation goes beyond the classic research, and includes the most up to date science on human sexuality, along with fascinating info from Emily Nagoski's best-selling book Come As You Are.

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Native Orchids of Ohio- Yes, They are Out There

BY KATHLEEN TILLER
@ VOL 34 ON JAN 18, 2018

Kathleen Tiller shows everyone the diversity of the wild orchid population that can be found in Ohio.

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The Paradox of the Paw Paw

BY CAROLINE CORBOY
@ VOL 48 ON DEC 12, 2018

Horticulture enthusiast Caroline Corboy introduces us to the Paw Paw.