Mind Stretch: Immapancy

compass-rose-logo copyThere’s nothing quite like a good mind stretch. Malcolm Gladwell puts it this way: “You’re never more alive than when things get turned upside down.” Whether you think of it as an expansion or an inversion [More….]

Mind Stretch: Eye Benders

swirlingcircles In our last mind stretch, we contemplated the way that many world maps distort our understanding of the relative size of places we think we know. Today we’re going to consider the inadvisability of always believing what we see. [More….]