Links for 3/4/18

Tissue box covers styled like midcentury modern architecture


On Track to 3.5 C Temperature Increase by 2100


Homo erectus may have been a sailor – and able to speak


In the early 1800s, an escaped convict spent 32 years living among the aborigines of southeastern Australia


‘Plastic in All Sizes’ Found Everywhere in Once Pristine European Arctic


US military agency invests $100m in genetic extinction technologies


That Time Buddy Holly Called the Record Company to Ask for his Songs Back (and Recorded the Call)

Links for 2/25/28

Bald Eagles Keep Dying Because of Lead Poisoning And No One’s Talking About It


Debt for dolphins: Seychelles creates huge marine parks in world-first finance scheme


Sprawling Maya network discovered under Guatemala jungle


First modern Britons had ‘dark to black’ skin, Cheddar Man DNA analysis reveals


Scientists discover ancient Mayan city hidden under Guatemalan jungle


Willie Mitchell the Champion (Northern Soul)


The wild physics of superblack “bird of paradise” feathers

Links for 2/11/18

Social Justice from the Twilight Zone: Rod Serling as Human Rights Activist


Beaded Vans Slip-ons by Standing Rock Sioux Artist Charlene Holy Bear featured in <em>Vogue</em>


Study confirms carbon pollution has ended the era of stable climate


Neanderthals Were People, Too


Plastic Not Fantastic: How I Tried To Curb My Consumption


Brain damage in fish from plastic nanoparticles in water


In the Maldives, the Virtues and Limitations of Pole-and-Line Tuna Fishing


Winter surf in the land of volcanos


Oceans suffocating as huge dead zones quadruple since 1950, scientists warn

Links for 11/24/17

‘As close as the US gets to Egypt’s pyramids’: how Chaco Canyon is endangered by drilling


Source: Tom Goldtooth: Carbon Trading is “Fraudulent” Scheme to Privatize Air & Forests to Permit Pollution | Democracy Now!


Source: Study finds different types of alcohol may affect our emotions differently / Boing Boing


Source: Will You ‘Promise to Protect’? Coalition Urges New Wave of Resistance to Stop KXL | Common Dreams


Source: Who Owns the Internet? | The New Yorker


EV West, a car shop in California, built the world’s first electric Ferrari.

Source: Meet the DIY Mechanics Retrofitting Classic Cars With Electric Motors