World Environment Day 2018

Poster June 5 is World Environment Day. “We recommend celebrating World Environment Day every day of the year,” said Planeta.com founder Ron Mader. 2018’s theme of blocking plastic pollution resonates across the globe. Motto: If you cannot reuse it, refuse it. “Beat Plastic Pollution”, the theme for World Environment 2018, urges governments, industry, communities, and …

International Museum Day 2018

Photo: Neon Boneyard (Las Vegas) May 18 is International Museum Day, an annual celebration coordinated by the International Council of Museums (ICOM). Hashtags: #IMD2018 and #InternationalMuseumDay To celebrate please tag, tweet and follow your favorite museums on the social web. Participation in International Museum Day is growing among museums all over the world. In 2017, …

Maps

Map = a diagrammatic representation of an area of land or sea showing physical features, cities, roads … Join as we share new maps of the world Embedded Tweets The History of Cartography, the "Most Ambitious Overview of Map Making Ever," Now Free Online https://t.co/bSEw2pPDmi pic.twitter.com/cV6BP4jZwE — Open Culture (@openculture) February 8, 2017 Maps Planeta.com Geography …

Icelandic Phallological Museum

Reykjavik – The Icelandic Phallological Museum is probably the only museum in the world to contain a collection of phallic specimens belonging to all the various types of mammal found in a single country. Phallology is an ancient science which, until recent years, has received very little attention in Iceland, except as a borderline field …

Earth Day 2018

Poster: Every Day is Earth Day Earth Day 2018 – What are we doing to minimize the use of plastic? Twitter Moment ‪Earth Day 2018 https://twitter.com/i/moments/987861028426862592‬ Headlines https://www.thedailybeast.com/when-did-earth-day-become-just-a-__-holiday https://www.vox.com/2018/4/21/17247994/earth-day-2018-plastic-climate-change Planeta.com What are your plans for Earth Day? Plastic

ByT Band 6th Anniversary

Poster Oaxaca City, Mexico – Popular local band ByT (Blandas y Tlayudas) celebrates its sixth anniversary today (April 21) with a bus trip from Oaxaca City to Santa Maria el Tule. ¡Súbale, súbaleee! Concert Saturday, April 28 at the Balneario Ejidal Santa Lucía (across from URSE Rosario) starting at 10am. Key Linkshttp://bytband.marcop.com.mxhttps://www.youtube.com/user/bytbandoaxacahttps://twitter.com/bytband Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/bytbandhttps://www.facebook.com/events/2051258291862241 Press Conference …

Emancipation Day

Image: Harper’s Weekly, 1866 via Wikipedia Washington, DC celebrates April 16 as Emancipation Day. On that day in 1862, President Abraham Lincoln signed the District of Columbia Compensated Emancipation Act (an act of Compensated emancipation) for the release of certain persons held to service or labor in the District of Columbia. The Act freed about …

2018 Nevada Museum Showcase

Photo: Staff of the Lost City Museum Today (March 21, 2018) the Springs Preserve and Nevada State Museum hosted the first-ever Nevada Museum Showcase which curated information about Nevada’s rich heritage of museums and cultural groups with representatives of about 20 different museums from across the state. Each museum provided a taste of its unique …