Links for 12/31/17

Photos: Malick Sidibe Shows Mali’s Youth With A Groovy ‘Twist’


 

Wan Chai: Sex, Dives and Bar Cards From 1970s Hong Kong


 

Seaside Casino: 1905


 

How Big Oil Lost Control of Its Climate Misinformation Machine


 

New lab-bred super corals could help avert global reef wipeout


 

Tiki


 

Sustainable Package Design is a Must to Tackle Pollution Crisis


 

Barracuda and surfer dude… 1964 Plymouth press release photo


 

New evacuations ordered as California Thomas wildfire rages


 

After You Finish Your Drink, You Can Eat This New Edible Straw


 

The Downtown LA that just won’t quit


 

The Fight Against The Tiny Plastic Pellets Choking Our Oceans


 

Ice Apocalypse | Grist


 


 

Links for 12/23/17

Roots vs the Future


 

Stanley Black Sophisticat in Cuba 1958


 

The New People (1969 Promo)


 

Mapuche Leader Moira Millán: “We Mapuche people don’t fight for land ownership but for a way of living on the land”


 

California wildfires: 120,000 forced to flee as blazes tear through south of state


 

Are You Ready to Consider that Capitalism is the Real Problem?


 

How 5 African-American Women Are Shaking Up Atlanta’s Cocktail Scene


 

Nelson and Ashley Ahina, Laniakea 15 Nov 2017


 

DownHill SkateBoarding Freeride Lacets Montvernier


 

This British gent lives life like it’s the 1940s / Boing Boing

Links for 12/16/17

The CDC is why you and your loved ones aren’t dead. Trump just banned them from using the phrase “science-based.”


 

Bo Diddley


 

Environmental crusaders risk their lives to save Philippine paradise


 

Watch how different composers might write the same song


 

Enjoy the heavenly sounds of the glass armonica


 


 

9 steps for online retailers to use less plastic packaging – Less Plastic


 

The Toxic ‘Blank Spots’ of Niagara Falls – CityLab


 

Forum topic created by John on November 13, 2017.

Source: Surf Bands on Tape Cassette


 

New Packaging for CoastWise Session IPA by MiresBall

Source: Poseidon Brewing

Surf Film Maker Bruce Brown Dead at 80

On Any Sunday poster image

So we lost John Severson and Bruce Brown in the same year …

https://vimeo.com/27219433

I watched his films many times – maybe because I couldn’t be in the water nearly as much as I would have appreciated. His iconic The Endless Summer was my first exposure to both Brown’s work as well as to mid century surf films as a genre.

Links for 11/6/17

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

 

There is more than enough wind energy to power our future. But our model of paying for it is stuck in the past.

Source: Who Owns the Wind? | Boston Review


 

Source: There’s enough wind energy over the oceans to power human civilization, scientists say – The Washington Post


 

Seth Andrews and The Thinking Atheist’s Matt Dillahunty recently took a little field trip to Ken Ham’s Ark Encounter — the giant creationist theme park designed to teach children that the bible is literally true and the earth is around 6,000 years old.

Source: Atheists give a tour of Ken Ham’s Ark Encounter: ‘It’s a $100,000,000 paperweight’ – DeadState


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=98gbH-gpzI4

 

https://vimeo.com/183193843

Links for 10/21/17

Source: ‘This is a really big deal’: Canada natural gas emissions far worse than feared | World news | The Guardian


 

Distant volcanic eruptions disrupted climate, a new study suggests, causing life-giving rains along the Nile to fail.

Source: How Volcanoes Caused Violent Uprisings in Cleopatra’s Egypt


 

The Pacific Southwest Exposition embodied the spirit of 1920s Hollywood: spectacle for its own sake, cheerful vulgarity, and commercial hard sell.

Source: Flappers and Indians in the Dream City: The Jazz Age Ends in Long Beach


 

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/121cboards/121c-boards-the-longboard-crafted-from-rockets?ref=dgpy6z


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V_1ZrJGlUpM

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


 

Source: Caliber Truck Co. – Microcosm – SKATE[SLATE]


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B62tZEEYtfM&feature=em-uploademail

 

Source: Lace Music Products – The Teliki – Custom Electric guitar from Lace.


 

Source: When Wall Street Owns Main Street — Literally | naked capitalism


 

Source: Moondog: the Man on the Street : Free Streaming : Internet Archive


 

Source: One of world’s largest marine parks created off coast of Easter Island | Environment | The Guardian


 

Source: Elektroauto Jaguar E-type Zero: “Das schönste Elektroauto der Welt” | heise online


 

Source: Soul & Mod – Mod Subculture Directory & Soul Events Advertising – Mods

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 9/17/17

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 8/8/17

Back in September 1964 Life magazine published a special issue dedicated to Japan. One article called ‘The Young in Rebellion’ explored the youth culture of the country. Amongst the words were these wonderful black and white photos that captured the spirit of Japanese youth. The first part of the article deals with teenage runaways. Each year thousands of youngsters [&hellip

Source: The Young in Rebellion – Japanese Teens in 1964 – Voices of East Anglia


 


 

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


The water level rises ever higher with each passing year. Every high tide brings the sea into their homes.

Source: The drowning villages of Indonesia | | Al Jazeera


 

Source: Jack ONeill, surf legend behind the modern wetsuit, dies | US news | The Guardian