Agnotology

Poster: Ron Mader, Agnotology If we haven’t already entered the era of dumb, it certainly feels like we’re hurtling toward it. – Antony Funnell @antonyjfunnell Hosted by Funnell, Radio National’s Future Tense is one of our favorite podcasts and comes from Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Without fail keeps ahead of the curve week after week. The show is smart …

Macquarie Dictionary’s Word of the Year: 2016

Graphic: Macquarie Dictionary Our favorite Word of the Year (#woty) is Australia’s #macqwoty, hosted by Macquarie Dictionary. Each year they announce a public game in January to choose the best word of the previous year. 2016 is the year of the Freecycle, Norman door, Blockchain, Post-Truth, Fake News, Driverless Car and mmmmm… bush carrots, must be …

Buzzword Bingo 2016

Photo: NASA Marshall, Orbits WOTY, aka the Word of the Year, is given by various organizations and highlight language which reflect the popular discourse. While Planeta.com does not officially release a ‘Word of the Year,’ we do compile our favorites each year, part of a game we call Buzzword Bingo. Among our favorite words from 2016: …

Mexico’s Culinary Histories (2016)

Livestreaming today and en español: México, sus cocinas y sus historias culinarias (Mexico’s kitchens and culinary histories). Speaker: Sarah Bak-Geller Corona http://www.enah.edu.mx/index.php/transmisiones México, sus cocinas y sus historias culinarias Key Linkshttp://www.enah.edu.mxhttps://www.facebook.com/ENAH.oficialhttps://www.youtube.com/user/ENAHTVhttps://twitter.com/ENAH_oficial Comments from the videoEstamos dando el prestigio que merece las historias culinarias en México o que hacemos para mejorar los conocimientos y respeto? Puede pláticar un …

#IUCNCongress Buzzword Bingo Card #1

Bingo Card Our 2016 #IUCNCongress Buzzword Bingo is a mix of the aspirational, the nerdy wonk words, hashtags and gems. Suggestions are welcome. Buzzword Bingo cards can be printed and shared without charge. Fans are encouraged to remix the artworkwith the attribution-sharealike license. Aichi – App – Attention – Audience – Biodiversity – Biodiversity Indicators …

August 12 is World Elephant Day (2016)

August 12 is World Elephant Day. Hashtag: #WorldElephantDay To bring attention to the urgent plight of Asian and African elephants, World Elephant Day was launched in 2012. Keep an eye on events around the world. @wrldelephantdayFacebook We’re celebrating by translating ‘World Elephant Day’ in other languages. Suggestions are welcome in the comments. Translating: World Elephant …