Oilcloth

Photo: Oilcloth Oilcloth = fabric treated on one side with oil to make it waterproof Translating: oilcloth Spanish: mantel de hule Photos Elsewhere on the Web Flickr Album Pinterest – Hule Mexicano Planeta.com México Oaxaca Food, Health and Cultivating Communities

Route 66

Photo: Kingman, Mohave Museum Planning your trip along the historic Route 66? Planeta.com is updating our city and state guides along the Mother Road. Cities Chicago St Louis Amarillo, Texas Albuquerque Flagstaff Los Angeles States Arizona California Kansas Illinois Missouri New Mexico Oklahoma Texas U.S. Route 66, also known as the Will Rogers Highway and …

Grizzly Bears

Photo: Tim Rains/Denali NP, Sow and cubs The grizzly bear (Ursus arctos ssp.) is a large population of the brown bear inhabiting North America. Scientists generally do not use the name grizzly bear but call it the North American brown bear. Headlines https://apnews.com/30a8f66939fc4da982e2e2f6d6414148/Judge-restores-protections-for-grizzly-bears,-blocking-hunts https://www.coloradoan.com https://www.npr.org Photos Embedded Tweets BREAKING: U.S. judge orders restoration of federal …

International Day for Universal Access to Information 2018

Poster September 28 is the International Day for Universal Access to Information (IDUAI) Hashtag: #AccessToInfoDay, #AccessToInfo, #IDUAI18, #IPDCtalks In celebration of the third international Day for Universal Access to Information … https://en.unesco.org/ipdc-talks-2018 On Thursday, 27 September 2018 in Tunis, Tunisia, the International Programme for the Development of Communication (IPDC) will host the third whole-day event …

World Tourism Day 2018

Poster September 27 is World Tourism Day. Hashtags: #wtd2018, #digitaltransformation “Tourism and the Digital Transformation” is the theme of this year’s World Tourism Day (WTD). Digital Transformation is a process of becoming digitally literate. We update our guides to 5g, blockchain, iot, open access, smart cities and spotlight the ongoing Indigenous Living Language video series …

Dallas

Photo: Steve Rainwater, Big Tex Dallas is the most populous city in the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex, which is the fourth most populous metropolitan area in the United States. Airports Love Field – Facebook – @dallaslovefield DFW – @DFWAirport Local Faves Texas Pecan Company Elsewhere on the Web http://dallas.culturemap.com http://www.dallasobserver.com Embedded Tweets I have the best staff, …

Language Links

Photo: Royston Rascals, Kool Links related to language presented in somewhat random fashion: Play Think you can identify global languages? Play the Great Language Game. Headlines worlds-languages-traced-back-single-african-mother-tongue-scientists how-morality-changes-in-a-foreign-language the-glossary-of-happiness language-immigrants-multiethnolect/420285 digital-language-divide The word-hoard: Robert Macfarlane on rewilding our language of landscape Unmanning Space Language Essay Language, like food, is an excellent entry into another culture. …

Blues for the Bush 2018

September 22-24 Wish we could be there in person! The Shire of Perenjori, together with Bush Heritage Australia are pleased to host the Blues for the Bush. This is an unforgettable weekend of music, activities, and fun for all the family. Key Links http://www.bluesforthebush.org.au https://twitter.com/bluesforthebush https://twitter.com/bushheritageaus https://www.facebook.com/BluesForTheBush Twitter Moment Blues for the Bush Twitter Tweets …

Austin, Texas

Photo: Melissa Biggs, Barton Springs Austin is the capital of Texas. Population in the city limits approximately 950,000, over 2 million in the metro area; currently 11th largest city in the USA; about 3% growth rate annually. University of Texas at Austin The University of Texas (UT) includes a presidential library and important collections of …