Æthelflæd, Lady of the Mercians – The First Warrior Queen of England

                              What you may not know about the early forming of modern-day England is that it was championed by a woman- Aetheflaed, a courageous and visionary woman who fought mercilessly against the Vikings and other invading forces of the late 900th …

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Send a girl to Preflight Camp this summer!

This summer, the Milieux Project raised money to fund a scholarship worth $950 to a girl who wanted to attend Preflight Aviation Camp in San Marcos, TX.  Applications end 31 May 2018 if you know someone who is interested.  We are so excited to help with this endeavor!  We have included a great video at …

National Superhero Day

Did you know April 28 has been designated #NationalSuperHero Day?  This is a day to celebrate all of the superheroes in your life- whether they are fact or fiction.  Our heroes are our mothers, sisters, daughters, fathers, brothers, and sons who share in our vision for a better world for all of us. Cherish the superhero in …

“A map of the world that does not include Utopia is not worth even glancing at”*…

Limited by our own imagination- a fascinating concept for a town.

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A proposed cross-section of the Minnesota Experimental City

The future had arrived, and it looked nothing like what city planners expected. It was the early 1960s, and despite economic prosperity, American urban centers were plagued by pollution, poverty, the violence of segregation and crumbling infrastructure. As the federal highway system expanded, young professionals fled for the suburbs, exacerbating the decay…

One man had a revolutionary idea, a plan so all-encompassing it could tackle each and every one of the social issues at once: An entirely new experimental city, built from scratch with the latest technology, entirely free of pollution and waste, and home to a community of life-long learners.

The Minnesota Experimental City and its original creator, Athelstan Spilhaus, are the subjects of a new documentary directed by Chad Freidrichs of Unicorn Stencil Documentary Films. The Experimental City tells the story of the tremendous rise and abrupt fall of an…

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The Men’s Empowerment Run

He had just returned from winning the Women's Empowerment 5K, and everyone was gathered around him to see his medal.  "That's awesome man", "way to represent" everyone was proud of our squadron's winner.  It was great, he ran the race pretty fast and won.  I asked, "were there a lot of people that showed up?" …

The story of the Mathematicians​

I don't know your experience in high school, but I remember most of my math teachers were women.  Maybe I took it for granted they were only school teachers, but did you know how much the subject of math owes to women?  In case you didn't realize- here are just a few women to note- …

“Here am I. Send me!”

US Army Major Marie Rossi-Cayton was a CH-47D pilot serving in the First Gulf War.   She died on March 1, 1991, when the helicopter she was piloting flew into an unlit microwave tower the day after the Operation Desert Storm ceasefire had come into effect.  What most do not know about her, nor can you …