A pandemic love story.

Vaccinations are on the rise. Shopping malls, restaurants, and other businesses are re-opening. And, corporate employers are starting return-to-the-office protocols. My worst nightmare.

I’m sure you have seen the headlines:

Millenials are quitting their jobs instead of returning to the office.

It has been over a…

Number 8 — The plural of “platypus” is “platypodes”

This strange animal that appears to be a hybrid between a beaver, mole, and duck, is known as the platypus. Its name originating from the Greek words for “flat” (platús) and “foot” (poús).

The platypus, with the taxonomic name Ornithorhynchus anatinus

A most delicious adventure in Southern Canada.

It is shaped like a kidney bean and tastes like a juicy blend of banana, pineapple, and mango. But, don’t let its tropical flavor fool you. You can find this fruit growing in the wild, as far north as Canada.

The first time…

The lead-crime hypothesis and its effect on modern-day society.

Lead. It’s probably not something you have thought of in recent years. Back in the 1920s, it was used in gasoline to reduce engine knock and in paints to speed drying. …

The current science of lucid dreaming and how you can learn to do it.

When I was a child, I was constantly plagued by nightmares. Nightmares of being chased by monsters or hunted by “the bad men”. The nightmares were relentless and I was scared of falling asleep. …

There’s more truth than you might think.

I am a sucker for a good science fiction TV show and, like many of you, I binge-watched the 6 episodes of Netflix’s german show “Biohackers” in a single day. How could you not?

Limiting the spread with these tiny spikes.

When you think about cicadas, I’m sure you think about the loud screeching sound that this bug makes on a hot summer’s day. What you probably don’t know is that the cicada’s wings are self-cleaning and excellent at preventing microbial infections.

Well, some scientists from RMIT University in Australia decided…

5 reasons you can’t find investors for your startup.

You’ve made your pitch. It was flawlessly executed (or at least you think so). But, a few days later you receive the dreaded message:

Your startup was not selected for funding.

More often than not, investors leave you scratching your head wondering what went wrong.

“I’ve worked so hard! This…

Don’t fake it, embrace it.

Everyone feels like an imposter sometimes, and that’s okay.

I think we’ve all had that feeling. You walk into a room and it feels like all eyes are on you. It’s like you can read their minds. They’re thinking: You don’t belong.

The others are so smart, polished, successful. You are nowhere near as good as these people. They…

Anna Mensch

Engineer, Mad Scientist, and Business Enthusiast

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