Curiosity Under the Stars!

Join other curious folks under the dark, dark skies of Gardner, Colorado for a weekend of exploration both near and far.

Africa. In 2016, It’s Time To Go Home.

It’s time to head to the place where it all began. It’s our species first continent and home to over a billion people. It’s Africa, and the time is now. June 23 – July 2, 2016 Pricing less than $3000 plus airfare* SOLD OUT! $250 deposit to hold your space. Call 1-800-794-7447 to book. Some of the […]

Curiosity Table and Presentation: Celebration of Mind

The College of Curiosity will be part of this year’s Celebration of Mind in honor of Martin Gardner. OCTOBER 22, 2015 5:3o PM TO 7:30 PM (CDT) Free Carthage College Science Center If you’re not familiar with Martin Gardner, you might be surprised to learn that actually are. During his long life, he touched many others […]

Field Trip: Treasures of Northerly Island

In conjunction with Atlas Obscura, we’re taking a tour of Northerly Island and the 12th Street Beach! OCTOBER 24, 2015 POSTPONED UNTIL SPRING 2016 10:00 AM TO 12:00 PM (CDT) $15.00 1300 S LAKE SHORE DR, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, 60605, UNITED STATES Part of Daniel Burnham’s “Plan of Chicago,” Northerly Island is the only one of […]

Stories Needed for New Podcast Series!

The College of Curiosity is producing on a new podcast series called Pantophobia. We won’t be discussing pants so much, but we will be talking about anxiety, the things that cause it, and possible ways of reducing its impact. It may make for difficult listening, but it’s our hope that it will open some doors […]

Death Valley Trip

We’re going to Death Valley! No Charge!* There wasn’t enough interest to justify a bus tour, so here’s what we’re doing instead. *I’ll be driving out to the desert, and you’re welcome to join me in your own vehicle. I know enough about the trip to make it interesting, and you’ll see some amazing things […]

European America Report

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSIf you weren’t following our reports from the field, this is podcast will catch you up on the things we did in New England and Canada this past May. Here are some pictures to go along with the audio.

Day 11: Quebec City, Quebec

No, you didn’t miss a post. Our Day 10 was at sea, and we spent it relaxing, learning about the Halifax explosion of 1917 (a big deal) and losing at trivia. At dinner, we explored some mystery objects and an “amazing” deck of cards. Today, we travelled down the St. Lawrence Seaway, arriving in the […]

Day 9, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

Our first trip to Prince Edward Island, potato capital of Canada, was a mild affair with waking around shops and a fine lobster and seafood lunch at a local watering hole. Famous for John A. MacDonald’s creation of the Canadian Confederacy, is memorialized in a life-sized statue sitting on a bench with his beaver fur […]