Links for 10/17/17

1960s James Bond-inspired retrofuturistic design comes together in a pair of wireless audio speakers that may leave you both shaken and stirred.

Source: Bossa Moonraker Retro-Futuristic Stereo Speaker System – Design Milk


 

Source: Record Amazon fires stun scientists; sign of sick, degraded forests


 

Source: I Went Undercover at a Boot Camp for Young Conservatives—Here’s What I Learned | Alternet


 

Source: Where is the musical underground in 2017? | Music | The Guardian


 

Source: Tiki Death Punch | Modern Tiki


 

Tribes people from around the world watch the BBC’s programme Protecting Our Parents.

Source: BBC Two – Tribes, Predators & Me, Web exclusive: Tribes react to care homes


 

Source: Gin Wong: 5 LA projects by the modern architect – Curbed LA


 

Source: Home (2009)

Links for 10/16/17

Source: Could these flip-flops save the earth?


 

Johhe rules the dancefloor at the Jam Jam club in Kobe. He spins, shuffles and launches a series of high kicks: his baggy trousers billowing as he syncs his moves to the steady tempo of singer Luther Ingram’s 1967 non-hit If It’s All the Same to You Babe.

Source: Inside Japan’s northern soul movement: Where UK’s retro music rules below the streets of Kobe | The Independent


 

Nestlé continues to pump millions of gallons of public water from public land, claiming it’s their right. But can they prove it? Sign the petition now!

Source: Tell Nestlé to Prove Its Water Right! | Story of Stuff


 

Source: Oil and Plastic Are Choking Planet Earth: We Have to Stop Pretending This Isn’t a Problem | Alternet


 

Source: Alaska’s Permafrost Is Thawing – The New York Times


 

The story of how I discovered the Morro Bay Skateboarding Museum may be one of the most odd coincidences I’ve experienced in my skateboarding career, so far.Pi

Source: Morro Bay Skateboard Museum | Concrete Wave Magazine


 

Source: Why is it Every Time We Turn Over a Pirate Rock White Nationalists, Nazi’s and Bigots Scurry Out? | The Trichordist


 


 

Source: If you have $50k, you might be able to buy this iconic 1969 dune buggy / Boing Boing


 

Links for 9/30/17

Built in 1883 by the eccentric Boston millionaire Franklin W. Smith as his winter home, Villa Zorayda was inspired by the 12th-century Moorish Alhambra Palace in Granada, Spain. (Wikipedia)Circa 1904. “Zorayda Club, King Street, St. Augustine, Florida.” 8×10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.

Source: Villa Zorayda: 1904 | Shorpy | #1 Old Photos


 


 

Tribes people from around the world are shown BBC news footage of Morris dancing.

Source: BBC Two – Tribes, Predators & Me, Web exclusive: Tribes react to Morris dancing


 

Source: Trash Isles: Could the Great Pacific Garbage Patch become an official nation? — Quartz


 

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


 

Source: ‘Non-drinkers deserve a great adult cocktail’: how alcohol-free spirits became a stealth hit | Life and style | The Guardian


 

new mix: EARRITATING (funk - psych - bolly - rock)

 

A longtime South Bay resident barrels through the wave of early-‘60s surf bands and clubs that once gave our Beach Cities a summer soundtrack.

Source: The South Bay Bands that Created the 60’s Surf Music Sound – Southbay Magazine

Links for 9/24/17

Source: Glossing Over a Genocide | East Bay Express


 

Source: Have Your Sei


 

According to University of Texas at Austin professor Raj Patel, an expert in ecology and food systems, our demand for meat is driving the sixth mass extinction. Patel is one of many leading academics who contemplate declaring a new age on Earth, called the Anthropocene, since “the fossils of soon-to-be extinct animals will form a line in the rocks of the future.”

Source: How Factory Farming Is Driving the Sixth Mass Extinction (Video) | Alternet


 

Source: Cutting Room: The Caretaker of Intangible Ingredients | The Surfers Journal


 

Source: Climate change will likely wreck their livelihoods – but they still dont buy the science | US news | The Guardian


 

Source: Top 4 Easy Ways For Your Band To Go Green  – MTT – Music Think Tank


 

It happened – an old dj fav of mine in a skate video.


 


 

Source: Maker Update #46: Make an Rapa Nui 3D printed bobblehead / Boing Boing


 

Links for 9/19/17

A basic income could defeat the scarcity mindset, instill a sense of solidarity and even ease the anxieties that gave us Brexit and Trump

Source: Basic Income Isn’t Just a Nice Idea. It’s a Birthright


 

Source: The defenders: recording the deaths of environmental defenders around the world | Environment | The Guardian


 

Source: Arbor Skateboards :: Destination Ditch


 

Source: Diving for Dakuwaqa: giving Fiji’s shark god a helping hand | Science | The Guardian


 

Source: Sea salt around the world is contaminated by plastic, studies show | Environment | The Guardian


 

A recent dig may give archaeologists more clues about one of the oldest North American civilizations.

Source: Archaeologists find more info about old North American civilization – Business Insider Deutschland


 

Push 2 von Michael Minks, selbst Fahrer & Filmer, immer nahe am Rider, nahe am Spaß. Schöner Einblick in die österreichischen Downhill-Szene

Source: Push 2 · Austrian Downhill Culture · Fahrer und Events 2017


 

Source: Golden Kingdoms | Apollo Magazine


 

Source: Alaska’s Permafrost Is Thawing – The New York Times


 

Source: She’s Photographing Every Native American Tribe in the United States | KCET

Links for 9/17/17

Source: Have You Heard of The Great Forgetting? It Happened 10,000 Years Ago & Completely Affects Your Life


 

With her buttoned-up style, work with the UN, and name like a plucky character in a certain English wizard series, Delia Derbyshire may not seem a likely pioneer of experimental electronic music.

Source: Two Documentaries Introduce Delia Derbyshire, the Pioneer in Electronic Music | Open Culture


 

Source: Tidal Power – A Growing, Significant Source Of Renewable Energy | Seeking Alpha


 


 

Source: California Locales Sue Fossil Fuel Companies for Rising Seas – Scientific American

Links for 9/16/17

Health Canada has advised the band council of Potlotek First Nation in Cape Breton to issue a water advisory after recent water tests showed high levels of iron and manganese. Meanwhile, the band is trying to get its new water treatment facility up and running.

Source: Potlotek First Nation advised its water unfit for drinking or washing – Nova Scotia – CBC News


 

Source: Strikers, Scabs, and Sugar Mongers


 

For centuries, journalists, academics, and even politicians have been obsessed with the idea of the untouched tribe.

Source: The Dangerous Myth of Utopian Societies


 

The Jersey Shore resort town of Asbury Park circa 1900, channeled through vintage high-resolution glass negatives and set to music, produced by the illustrious Ken B. Click Play, then the “Full Screen” icon for the full effect.

Source: Vintage Video: Asbury Park | Shorpy | #1 Old Photos


 

Source: Why We Must Stop the Flow of Tar Sands Oil | NRDC


 

Rapa Nui have written a new chapter in their history based upon their cultural values of guardianship, responsibility and accountability for the natural environment

Source: The Rapa Nui have shown us that conservation can protect …


 

Source: Plastic fibres found in tap water around the world, study reveals | Environment | The Guardian


 

Diogenes’ Lantern, near the Brockton Arcade, also boasted imported teas, Italian soft drinks and folk singers

Source: Back in the Day: Riverside joined the Beat generation with 1950s coffeehouse – Press Enterprise