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. …

Paris Links

Paris Flag Links related to Paris Current Time Paris If it is 4pm in Paris, what time is it elsewhere? Flickr Paris Nature Flickr Groups Current events in Paris Twitter @soundlandscapes @LaTourEiffel Recommended listening Designing Grand Cities: what we can learn from Paris – In the late 90s, the French government announced a visionary consultation …

WildNZ Links

New Zealand Flag Links relate to Wild New Zealand presented in somewhat random fashion: New Zealand has 14 national parks. The first national park was created in 1887 (Tongariro National Park). The largest park is Fiordland National Park. Taking a long walk? http://www.doc.govt.nz/parks-and-recreation/things-to-do/walking-and-tramping Hikurangi Marine Reserve, the largest marine reserve adjoining the mainland, was recently …

New Mexico Links

New Mexico flag Links related to New Mexico presented in somewhat random format: Headlines new-mexico-announce-more-record-breaking-tourism New Mexico’s Newest Monument jewell-asked-to-monitor-fracking-near-chaco-canyon http://www.daily-times.com/four_corners-news/ci_26205227 – @fentondt http://fivethirtyeight.com/features/unlocking-the-mystery-of-the-chile-pepper-on-a-burrito-tour-of-new-mexico http://www.aroundtheworldineightyyears.com/native-american-petroglyphs presidential-proclamation-r-o-grande-del-norte-national-monument Sunspot / National Solar Observatory http://amp.koat.com/article/sunspot-solar-observatory-closed-indefinitely-because-of-security-concerns/23153095 https://www.newsweek.com/conspiracy-theorists-are-going-mad-after-new-mexico-solar-observatory-was-1119405 https://www.kvia.com/news/new-mexico/nmsu-director-at-sunspot-solar-observatory-also-in-the-dark-over-sudden-closure/794573075 https://www.abqjournal.com/1219922/nm-solar-observatory-closed-authorities-mum.html https://www.krqe.com/news/new-mexico/closure-of-national-solar-observatory-puzzles-local-community/1435481116 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Solar_Observatory Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope NSO Integrated Synoptic Program Spotlight: Ah-shi-sle-pah Wilderness Study Area The Ah-shi-sle-pah Wilderness Study …

Nevada Links

Nevada flag Links related to Nevada presented in somewhat random fashion: Energy Choice Ballot Question 3 https://thenevadaindependent.com/article/think-tank-energy-choice-ballot-question-would-have-uncertain-impact-on-rates-wouldnt-directly-lead-to-more-renewables https://www.nevadacurrent.com/2018/08/09/the-simple-truth-about-question-3 https://energyreportnv.com Recommended Listening John L. Smith On Gov. Sandoval Starting To Ease Out Of The Job – July 23, 2018 – Governor Brian Sandoval is turning over some of his national duties as he enters the home …

Austin Links

Austin Flag Links related to Austin, Texas presented in somewhat random fashion: Top Things to do in Austin Eat at El Naranjo, Omlettery Play disc golf Outdoor swimming (Deep Eddy) Live music Visit the Benson Latin American Collection Brunch Tours http://www.texperttours.com @howzow https://www.facebook.com/Texpert-Tours-128360368583 Parks November 4 It’s My Parks Day https://www.austinparks.org/volunteer/impd https://www.austinparks.org @austinparksfdn https://www.facebook.com/austinparksfoundation Austin …

Netherlands Links

Netherlands Flag Links related to the Netherlands presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2015/jul/29/how-groningen-invented-a-cycling-template-for-cities-all-over-the-world https://twitter.com/i/moments/847194816450584579 https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2017/03/13/your-guide-to-the-netherlands-big-election de-top-10-best-twitterende-rijksambtenaren Good tourism is the type that helps a country’s poorest progress – Frans de Man Bicycle Touring in the Netherlands @travellingtwo Museums Corrie ten Boom House https://www.corrietenboom.com/nl/bezoekersinfo/het-museum Barteljorisstraat 19 Follow the digital tour Flickr Groups Nederland = The …

Sweden Links

Sweden Flag Links related to Sweden presented in somewhat random fashion Language Swedish (Svenska) Elections https://www.politico.eu/article/sweden-election-2018-the-essential-guide https://www.politico.eu/article/the-cost-of-swedens-silent-consensus-culture https://www.bbc.com/news/amp/world-europe-45461686 2018 Wildfires https://www.thelocal.se/20180807/opinion-swedens-stretched-firefighters-need-more-support https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2018_Sweden_wildfires New: Simon Stalenhag http://www.simonstalenhag.se Amazon Orders Sci-Fi Series ‘Tales From the Loop’ Headlines https://www.fastcompany.com/3063204/these-swedish-bike-apartments-are-designed-for-life-without-cars Marknadsdags: “Här i Jukkasjärvi siktar vi högt” (Market Day: “Here in Jukkasjarvi We aim high”) Sweden mulls future of …

Queensland Links

Queensland Flag Links related to Queensland presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines http://www.abc.net.au/4corners/digging-into-adani/9008500 http://www.sbs.com.au/comedy/article/2016/11/30/top-tourist-destinations-queensland-now-great-barrier-reef-basically-dead http://www.couriermail.com.au/travel/australia/queensland/gold-coasts-burleigh-named-best-beach-in-queensland-by-surf-life-saving-association/news-story/fbfdbd3d766315a9b0ad118b063667cd Tourism Eases The Burden – Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal (FRRR) – Outbounding http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-09-08/ella-bay-project-stalls-in-far-north-queensland/6757694 http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-05-12/crippling-drought-in-central-west-queensland-deterring-tourists/6462422 http://blog.queensland.com/2015/05/01/queenslands-big-things-bucket-list http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-04-26/cattle-grazing-leases-in-qld-national-parks-no-renewal/6422408 – @EricTlozek http://www.fishingworld.com.au/news/labor-promises-new-net-free-areas-for-qld Cancer tumours destroyed by berry found in Queensland rainforest – @MelissaLDavey Girringun: the trailblazing Indigenous corporation caring for 1.2m …

Paiute Links

Photo Links related to the Paiute Headlines http://nevadaforward.com/2017/07/31/change-makers-fawn-douglas-public-lands Lifeways of the Southern Paiutes funerary-objects-human-remains-returned-fallon-paiute-shoshone-indian-tribe Las Vegas Paiute boy given the sacred mantle of song carrier talking-tradition-and-presence-with-paiute-artist Paiute elder rescues language near extinction Paiutes’ solar project highlight of National Clean Energy Summit Moapa Paiutes poised to construct first large-scale solar plant solar-plant-approved-on-paiute-lands-near-las-vegas tribe-environmentalists-sue-nv-energy-over-coal-plant-waste Places to visit …