Henderson Libraries

Henderson, Nevada – Spotlight on Henderson Libraries http://hendersonlibraries.com https://www.facebook.com/hendersonlibraries https://twitter.com/hendersonlibs Tweets by hendersonlibs Friends of Henderson Libraries http://www.hdplfriends.org http://www.hdplfriends.org/book-sales.html https://www.facebook.com/FriendsofHendersonLibraries 2018 Book Sales June 14-19 at Paseo Verde Library & 22-27 at Green Valley Library July 12-17 at Paseo Verde Library & 27-31 at Gibson Library August 16-21 at Paseo Verde Library & 24-29 at Green Valley Library …

Recycling

Photo: Recycled glass Recycling is one of the most important tasks for those interested in greening trade and improving responsible travel. Benefits Recycling reduces the consumption of raw materials and energy usage. Flickr Recycling Embedded Tweets #HolidayRecycling Tip 4: Do not toss your old phone or tablet in with the recycling. Check with your local …

Henderson, Nevada

Photo: Ron Mader, Paiute Mural Henderson is located in the foothills south and adjacent to Las Vegas. Incorporated in 1953, Henderson is the second largest city in Nevada, known for its parks, cycling and hiking trails and master-planned communities. Henderson is certified Playful City USA. We are fans of Chef Flemmings bakery, the Thursday Farmers …

Ologies

Recommended Listening: Ologies Take away a pocket full of science knowledge and some insane stories about what fuels these professional ologists’ obsessions. Hosted by humorist and science correspondent Alie Ward (@alieward). Asking smart ologists not-smart questions about their professional obsessions. Every Tuesday. May be NSFW (Not Safe For Work). Key Links http://www.alieward.com https://art19.com/shows/ologies-fb https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/phonology-linguistics-with-nicole-holliday/id1278815517?i=1000413038821&mt=2 https://twitter.com/Ologies …

Email

Buzzwords A humble suggestion. Let’s use email more wisely. Personally, I check it weekly (Thursdays-Fridays), finding the endless announcements and mailing lists from friends and complete strangers tiresome, the spam and junk mail irritating (even if goes to a junk mail folder, why am I receiving this crap?), and the whole notion missing the point …

Local Travel Quotes

Photo: Montevideo, Minnesota What are your favorite quotes about local travel? A lot of tourists have a consumer attitude — what can I get, instead of what can I learn. We have to put aside our own cultural biases and learn as much as possible from the people we visit. I find that if you …

Concrete

Buzzwords Concrete = a heavy, rough building material made from a mixture of broken stone or gravel, sand, cement, and water, that can be spread or poured into molds and that forms a stonelike mass on hardening. Headlines http://money.cnn.com/2018/06/12/technology/concrete-carboncure/index.html Planeta.com Unlandmarks

Switzerland

Flag Switzerland is bordered by Germany to the north, France to the west, Italy to the south, and Austria and Liechtenstein to the east. Holidays August 1 – Swiss_National_Day Events October 18-22 EUROPARC Conference (Parc Jura Vaudois) Current Time Zurich Headlines https://www.rhb.ch/de/unesco-welterbe-rhb/world-heritage-experience-switzerland http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/preview-the-swiss-leaks Alpine Autumn: Switzerland’s Secret Season Gotthard Base Tunnel – longest train tunnel …

2018 Calendar

Buzzwords Here is our rolling preview and recap of 2018. Wiki 2018 Planeta.com Global celebrations. International Year of the Reef (again) and the Year of the Irish Language Bliain na Gaeilge (Year of Irish) International Year of the Reef 2018 International Year Annual Valentine’s Day Unconference – Responsible Travel Week Responsible Travel Week #rtweek18 Topics: …