Links for 5/29/17

John Severson, Surfer Who Illustrated Allure of Waves, Dies at 83

Source: The New York Times


 

Journey-based charts from the past can help us track the progression of transportation technology.

Source: Atlas Obscura


 


 

Tiki is making a comeback. Since the mid-90s, tiki subculture has morphed from sub rosa to vibrant in California.

Source: Kooky for Tiki? Check out this guy’s amazing Huntington Beach backyard – Orange County Register


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K1caW2HNbLk

 

Last fall The Ocean Cleanup found 1,000 large pieces of plastic in two hours in the Pacific Ocean during their first aerial reconnaissance mission. The Dutch foundation announced today they’ve…

Source: The Ocean Cleanup raises $21.7 million to begin cleaning Pacific Ocean

Links for 5/14/17

Source: Environmentally Friendly Can Collar – Ambalaj


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9t1TGxpb7fE

 

How to Throw a Tiki Party | Tasting Table


 

Video: Friday Morning – Toots, One Session

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


 

Climate change is turning dehydration into a deadly epidemic | Informed Comment


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5qNdTAKFG-0

Links for 5/23/17

Sir Roger Moore, 1927-2017

Source: Sir Roger Moore, 1927-2017 / Boing Boing


 

The Nightmare Scenario for Florida’s Coastal Homeowners – Bloomberg


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dNW0Zp4uOeE

 

The major influences on ocean chemistry today are hydrothermal flow (hot water that has circulated through the crust) and surface weathering (the river transport of material eroded from land into the ocean)

Source: Life in Ancient Oceans Enabled by Erosion from Land | Lab Manager


 

Links for 5/15/17

My mother was a dictionary. She was one of the last ?uent speakers of our tribal language. She knew dozens of words that nobody else knew. When she died, we buried all of those words with her. My m…

Source: Eulogy, a Poem by Sherman Alexie | Literary Hub


 

‘Listen to the dead whale’s wake-up call, look closer and see what plastic pollution does to the ocean.’

Source: A Giant Beached Whale Illustrates the Plastic Pollution Problem — Plastic Pollution Coalition


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7qVh9zlDe3E

 

The Italian design firm Stefano Boeri Architetti is planning a “forest city” for China, modeled after the firm’s completed green towers in Milan.

Source: Stefano Boeri Architetti builds tree-covered skyscrapers in China


 

One of only two dozen ever made, a super rare vintage BTR-3 tape machine from Abbey Road Studios has been found in Southampton University.

Source: Super rare Abbey Road tape machine discovered at student radio station


 

https://vimeo.com/55448896

Links for 5/7/17

“My life has been one non-stop unfolding miracle – and I don’t believe in time.” Billy Childish begins his weeklong takeover.

Source: Billy Childish – Interview — Coney’s Loft | Culture magazine & creative studio


 

Animal Sound Recordings


 

Dakota Access Pipeline Now Has Oil Beneath Missouri River | PopularResistance.Org


 

Hey, Computer Scientists! Stop Hating on the Humanities


 

With decreasing freshwater supplies, Egypt may face nationwide shortages by 2025

Source: Report: Nile Delta’s increasing salinity and rising sea levels may make Egypt uninhabitable by 2100


 

GDP is no longer the gold standard for measuring a country’s progress.

Source: Measuring What Matters: GDP, Ecosystems and the Environment

Links for 5/6/17

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C0mbo5sbUZM

This guy makes good covers of Beach Boys songs

Source: This guy makes good covers of Beach Boys songs / Boing Boing


 

This Is How We Fight Back | NRDC


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DVUBpzlELOg

For an artist whose legend is built around being a studio genius, Brian Wilson is surprisingly excited to perform Pet Sounds live once again.

Source: Brian Wilson on How It Feels to Retire Performing ‘Pet Sounds’ | | Observer


 

Pioneers of Sound: Watch our documentary on the story of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop – The Vinyl Factory


 

The Italian design firm Stefano Boeri Architetti is planning a “forest city” for China, modeled after the firm’s completed green towers in Milan.

Source: Stefano Boeri Architetti builds tree-covered skyscrapers in China


 

‘Hobbit’ species did not evolve from ancestor of modern humans, research finds | Science | The Guardian

Links for 5/4/17

This floating speaker is the perfect summer companion

Source: This floating speaker is the perfect summer companion


 

The scientific community went into a frenzy this week over a new report claiming humans were in North America 130,000 years ago. Could it possibly be true? And why were people losing their minds?

Source: Were Humans Really in America 100,000 Years Before We Thought?


 

A Gorgeous Theremin Cover of ‘The Ecstasy of Gold’ From the Film ‘The Good, the Bad and the Ugly’


 

Surfing Publication and Newsagency, we provide surfers all the news, Board Buyers Guide, Contest Reports, Big Wave Events, Airshows, Image Galleries, Shapers, Schools and Camps directories, Surfing magazine, Learning to Surf tips

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


 

The substances stick around in the environment for a long time, which makes them likely to be inhaled or ingested by people and animals

Source: Former Pesticide Ingredient Found in Dolphins, Birds, and Fish | Lab Manager


 

New Zealand anger as pristine lakes tapped for bottled water market | World news | The Guardian