Links for 4/24/17

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jHE3tiLuG9c

Pumptrack Challenge in Deutschland und der Schweiz wird es auch in diesem Jahr wieder geben. Das Erfolgsrzept setzt sich durch.

Source: Pumptrack Events in der Schweiz – 40inch Longboardmagazin


 

BANG! The Bert Berns Story


 

The Jersey Shore circa 1900. “The beach at Long Branch.” 8×10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.

Source: A Distant Shore: 1900 | Shorpy | #1 Old Photos


 

Trump exposes National Parks to oil company drilling


 

Source: Germans are funky? These bootylicious ‘funk fever’ compilations prove it! | Dangerous Minds

Links for 3/8/17

Steve McQueen’s long missing ‘Bullitt’ Mustang found / Boing Boing


 

I pledge to stand in resistance to Donald Trump’s assault on America’s clean air, clean water, climate, wildlife, civil rights, reproductive rights, gender and racial equality, and freedom of speech and religion.

Source: Pledge of Resistance to Donald Trump’s Assault on America’s Environment, Democracy and Civil Rights


 

Iron dissolved by air pollution may increase ocean potential to trap carbon


 

https://vimeo.com/62711832


 

Defend California from Federal and Civil Rights Rollbacks | NRDC

 

Links for 2/13/17

Why the Dakota Access Pipeline Doesn’t Make Economic Sense | naked capitalism


 

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

 

Source: For The Love Of Garage Music | The Huffington Post


 

Stuart Wilson, 37, describes his discovery of the lost city of Trellech after spending his life savings of £32,000 on buying a field in South Wales

Source: History fan finds medieval settlement after spending his life savings on Welsh field – video | Science

Links for 1/22/17

Source: Mark Zuckerberg sues over 100 Hawaiians to force them to sell them their ancestral land


 

The neuroscience of changing your mind


 

The worst could happen if Colorado River flows fall as low as they were from 2000 to 2005.

Source: Lake Powell could dry up in as little as six years, study says | Local news | tucson.com


 

It was the apogee of ‘yacht rock,’ the ineluctable, smooth sound then dominant in southern California. Slick production, highly melodic music, and clean vocals were the hallmarks of the genre. Thematic concerns ranged from personal ads to margaritas.

Source: The Yacht Rock Counterrevolution | Jacobin

Links for 8/21/16


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lfUni4-5-GA

 


 

Maps lie: countries that fit inside other countries

Source: Maps lie: countries that fit inside other countries


 

Die Forscherin Sylvia Earle warnt vor einer historischen Krise der Ozeane. 90 Prozent der großen Fische und die Hälfte aller Korallen sind bereits verschwunden. Ist der Ozean noch zu retten?

Source: Bedrohter Ozean: „Das Paradies geht verloren“


 

With the Summer Olympics upon us, we are reminded of the highest levels of human athleticism. Swimming is an event closely related to all bodysurfers. At an Olympic level, swimming is an incredible…

Source: Competitive Swimming and Bodysurfing | Swell Lines


 

This Crazy Vintage Ceramic Guitar Is a Mystery No More—Here’s Who Made It


 

Links for 4/18/16

Home – Take Down / Stay Down


 

Last month made five years since the nuclear plant at Fukushima, Japan suffered meltdowns. The release of highly toxic radiation from the reactors was enormous, on the level of the Chernobyl disast…

Source: Fukushima Five Years After: Health Researchers Turn Blind Eye to Casualties


 

Source: O.C. History Roundup: Polynesians were first to settle Orange County


 

Analysis shows that the diminutive Homo floresiensis, died out at least 50,000 years ago, making competition with modern humans a likely cause

Source: ‘Hobbit-like’ hominins died out sooner than thought. Were humans to blame? | Science | The Guardian


 

In the late 1960s and early 1970s, the prestigious John Hinde Studio, based in Dublin, produced a series  of elaborately staged photographs that were made into popular postcards – sold at Butlins holiday camps throughout the UK. In those days more than a million Britons had a holiday at Butlins every year. Three photographers, two German (Elmar Ludwig and …

Source: Seventeen Fabulous John Hinde Butlin’s Postcards c.1970 – Flashbak

Links for 2/4/16

Guardian photographer David Levene travelled across the San Francisco Bay Area photographing the sites that transformed one of the great cities of the world

Source: San Francisco, then and now


 

The apartments at 310, 320, and 330 Esplanade in Pacifica, California are literally hanging over the edge of a cliff. Rain, storms, and rising ocean levels are steadily eroding the sandy bluffs on …

Source: Video: cliffside apartment buildings near San Francisco are about to fall / Boing Boing


 

Source: Thrillville: Introducing THRILLVILLE PRESS!


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w7ggVgOYQSs


 

Back in ’77 when shorts were short, socks were long and hair was big, professional photographer Nick De Wolf took these excellent shots of young skateboarders or as they were called in the early days Sidewalk Surfers showing off their skillz. These shots were taken in Aspen, Colorado about the time when freestyle skating was [&hellip

Source: Sidewalk Surfers of Seventy Seven – Voices of East Anglia