Links for 1/18/17

Source: Holy Barbarians: Beat Culture on the West Coast – Artwire Press Release from ArtfixDaily.com


 

Source: Groovy vintage ads for classic guitars | Dangerous Minds


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=75sEr-bBqPg

The Latin soul craze that hit New York 50 years ago only lasted a few years, but its effects still linger – Oliver Wang takes a look at the defining songs of the scene

Source: We like it like that: the songs that defined New York Citys boogaloo craze | Music | The Guardian


 

Rex Tillerson dodges question about who knew what when at ExxonMobil about company’s history of promoting and funding climate science denial, as state AG probes continue.

Source: Tillerson Dodges Discussing Who Knew What When about ExxonMobil’s Efforts to Deceive the Public on Climate Change | naked capitalism


 

Global sea ice levels are at their lowest in recorded history, according to new statistics from the U.S. National Snow & Ice Data Center.In the Arctic, the loss is due to climate change and extreme weather events that are likely influenced by global warming, while the changes in the Antarctic may be attributed to natural variability, the center said.

Source: Global Sea Ice Hits Lowest Levels ‘Probably in Millenia’


 

Make driving safer by replacing air bags with daggers that stab you in the heart


 

Many researchers previously argued that giant animals became extinct soon after the arrival of the First Australians

Source: Megafauna and Indigenous Australians coexisted for at least 17,000 years | Australia news | The Guardian

Klemm Bell Reunion Day

Terry Klemm and Reg Bell were two of the biggest names in Victorian board-making throughout the ’60s and ’70s and together ran one of Australia’s most respected, innovative labels, namely Klemm-Bell Surfboards.

And now an overdue reunion of surfers, workers, fans and Terry and Reg themselves is on the way – and already over 100 Klemm-Bell boards are registered along with many of the KB shapers, glassers and teamriders throughout the years.

Many attendees haven’t seen each other for 25-30 years so it should be one amazing day – even got Murray Walding’s band the Southside Hodads playing.

Everybody is welcome – Sunday January 8, 10am to 4pm, 40-58 Melbourne Rd. Williamstown Vicco

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events

Links for 12/16/16

The majority of the Earth’s terrestrial carbon is stored in the soil. If anthropogenic warming stimulates the loss of this carbon to the atmosphere, it could drive further planetary warming.

Source: Quantifying global soil carbon losses in response to warming : Nature : Nature Research


 

https://vimeo.com/181795257

Video: the Island Escape

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


 

“The political parties come and go but the values of the regional cultures are always at play.”

Source: This map shows the US really has 11 separate ‘nations’ with entirely different cultures


 

Exclusive: In Under the Surface, a special Guardian film, the writer and environmental campaigner Naomi Klein travels to the Great Barrier Reef with her son, Toma, to see the impact of coral bleaching caused by climate change

Source: Naomi Klein at the Great Barrier Reef: what have we left for our children? – video | Environment | The Guardian


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QpdRgtE259c

 

Our waters have borne the brunt of global warming for decades, but dying corals, extreme weather, and plummeting fish stocks are signs that it can handle no more.

Source: The Oceans Can’t Protect Us Anymore—Here’s Why

Links for 12/9/16

Faces of Longboarding ist ein Projekt von Andre Kniekamp. Mit dem Buch hat er ein analoges Portrait der Szene geschaffen. Vor dem Verkaufsstart hatten wir ein Interview it ihm gemacht. Dieses wurde in der Ausgabe vier der 40inch veröffentlicht. Hier das Interview. Bestellungen für „unter den Weihnachtsbaum“ können unter der Webseite http://facesoflongboarding.tumblr.com/ durchgeführt werden. Hier der …

Source: Weihnachtsgeschenk gesucht? Faces of Longboarding verschenken! – 40inch Longboardmagazin


 

Despite a recent victory at Standing Rock, water protectors are preparing to continue the fight under Trump’s administration.

Source: It’s Official: Donald Trump Supports the Dakota Access Pipeline


 

The story of the blind, homeless composer named Moondog is too weird not to be true

Source: The weird and true story of Moondog – Macleans.ca


 

Indigo Skate Camp in Rural South Africa | National Geographic Short Film Showcase


 


 

Video: Aidan Cashin – Way South NSW

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


 

When remote Inuit met the mad, desperate remnants of the Franklin Expedition, they couldn’t rule out that they had been invaded by demons

Source: ‘They’re not human’: How 19th-century Inuit coped with a real-life invasion of the ‘walking dead’


 

The Arctic is super-hot, even as a vast area of cold polar air has been displaced over Siberia.

Source: The North Pole is an insane 36 degrees warmer than normal as winter descends – The Washington Post


 

The prehistoric discovery places humans in the area 10,000 years earlier than previously thought.

Source: Man searching for toilet finds 49,000 year-old evidence of earliest Aboriginal settlement in Australia


 

French electronic music producer Jean-Jacques Perrey died Friday at age 87 following a bout with lung cancer, Rolling Stone has confirmed. Perrey was hailed for his work with early electronic keyboards, particularly Moog synthesizers, pioneering a lighthearted, space-age sound that continues to resonate in contemporary electronic pop. He also acquired notable admirers in hip-hop, particularly for his song “E.V.A.,” which has been sampled by artists including A Tribe Called Quest, Gang Starr, and, later, Pusha T. Perrey released his first albums with collaborator Gershon Kingsley in the 1960s. (The Beastie Boys would later borrow the title of the duo’s 1966 debut, The In Sound From Way Out!, for a 1996 instrumental compilation.) Perrey and Kingsley’s best-known song, “Baroque Hoedown,” long served as soundtrack to the Main Street Electrical Parade at Disney theme parks. Perrey went on to release two dozen more albums, many of which—Moog Indigo, Moog Generation, Moog Mig Mag Moog, Moog

Source: R.I.P. Jean-Jacques Perrey, Moog Composer Extraordinaire


 

New Melody Queen model by Bunting guitars

Quelle: OffsetGuitars.com • View topic – New Melody Queen model by Bunting guitars


 

A newer understanding has explained the apparently odd behaviour of southern ice.

Quelle: Now the Antarctic is melting too – News from Al Jazeera


 

An international science team recently completed a 4,000-mile expedition to learn more about the long-term fate of two of the world’s largest subsea oil spills, the 1979 Ixtoc-I and the 2010 Deepwater Horizon. The 40-day Gulf of Mexico voyage continued their 2015 field campaign, contributing to a multi-year Gulf-wide analysis of these oil spills and the marine environment’s response and recovery.

Quelle: OneGulf Voyage Gathers Unprecedented Marine Samples for Two Oil Spills


 

Jake Phelps, the legend behind ‘Thrasher Magazine.’

Source: From the Mag Himself: Opinions on Skating’s Most Opinionated Magazine

Links for 11/18/16

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0lCJ9RDCKFM

Native Americans at Standing Rock, North Dakota are being sprayed with chemical weapons, according to protestor Candida Rodriguez Kingbird.

Source: Native Woman Claims Chemical Weapons Used At Standing Rock


 

Created in 1990, Gesac represents more that 1 million rights holders in the areas of music, graphic and plastic arts, literary and dramatic works, and audiovisual as well as music publishers.

Source: Author Societies – New Study: Unlawful US Copyright Exemption Severely Harms European Authors


 

Long Halftime Walk is cloaked in shiny new tech, but dismal reviews suggest it’ll soon join the scrapheap of big-screen inventions that didn’t take off

Source: Too big? Too loud? Too real? Billy Lynn and other failed cinematic innovations | Film | The Guardian


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MniFx6NTbM0

. . . we attended The Hilltop Haunting, which was a rad downhill halloween skate jam hosted by Muir Skate & Bustin Boards. The event took place on one. . .

Source: The Hilltop Haunting (Event Recap) – Wheelbase Magazine


 

Scientists have discovered a ‘lake’ in the Gulf of Mexico. Everyone, who enters this pool at the bottom of the sea will suffer horribly.

Quelle: Scientists Have Found a Lake Under the Sea – Those Who Swim There Won’t Come Back Alive


 

Greenmedinfo.com – Natural Health Resource – The world’s most widely referenced, open access, natural medicine database, with 20,000+ study abstracts and growing daily

Quelle: A Special Report on Standing Rock: The Environmental and Social Justice Consequences of the Dakota Access Pipeline


 

Fukushima: The Untouchable Eco-Apocalypse No One Is Talking About


 

Island known by traditional owners as Me-mel is currently owned and managed by National Parks and Wildlife

Source: Mike Baird’s government to return Goat Island to Indigenous owners | Australia news | The Guardian


 

Two skeletons have been discovered in a London graveyard which could change our view of the history of Europe and Asia.

Source: Skeleton find could rewrite Roman history – BBC News


 

Nat Young, San Diego 1966

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events

Links for 10/27/16

Living Planet Index shows vertebrate populations are set to decline by 67% on 1970 levels unless urgent action is taken to reduce humanity’s impact

Quelle: World on track to lose two-thirds of wild animals by 2020, major report warns | Environment | The Guardian


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mD4SHXegGgk

 

Climate change and ocean acidification have killed off one of the most spectacular features on the planet.

Quelle: Obituary: Great Barrier Reef (25 Million BC-2016) | Outside Online


 

Kim Stanley Robinson says Elon Musk’s Mars plan is a “1920s science-fiction cliché”


 

More on soft climate denial: acknowledging that climate change is a serious threat but being unwilling to take sufficient steps to combat it.

Source: Michael Hoexter: A Pocket Handbook of Soft Climate Denial | naked capitalism


 

https://vimeo.com/182887009

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events

Links for 9/12/16

Brian Wilson Radio Show Tribute (Sept 2016, Central FL, USA) : Magic Transistor Radio : Free Download & Streaming : Internet Archive


 

Perhaps that’s a tad bit hyperbolic.  I mean it’s probably unfair to compare Google to meth-heads and low grade strippers.   Clearly Google and its DC proxies are much more dishonest an…

Source: Like a Meth and Vodka Fueled Low Grade Stripper Google Doesn’t Give a Shit and Goes Hog Wild in Last Days of Obama Administration | The Trichordist


 

Byron Surf Fest Is Back – & Here’s the Schedule

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


 

An increase in water temperatures is having a profound effect that, with hidden stores of frozen methane thawing out, will soon start to feed on itself

Source: The oceans are heating up. That’s a big problem on a blue planet | Bill McKibben | Opinion | The Guardian


 

Experts warn there may be no unspoilt places left within a century as report shows an area twice the size of Alaska has been lost since 1993

Source: Humans have destroyed a tenth of Earths wilderness in 25 years – study | Environment | The Guardian


 


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AR1fDw8gZZc&feature=youtu.be

 

Source: Crabs With Beach Trash Homes – Okinawa, Japan


 

https://vimeo.com/97709765


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NIExF7Kj4go

Links for 8/13/16

This is the original yellowish-white and blue fiberglass surfboard that is pictured on the classic Beach Boys album covers for “Surfin’ Safari” (1962) and “Surfer Girl” (1963), as well as in other phot

Source: Array | The Original Beach Boys Surfboard


 

Reflections On Midget:

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


 


 

Don’t pee on a jellyfish sting, and other venom no-nos / Boing Boing


 

Four-tuskers, hoe-tuskers, shovel-tuskers, all wiped out by climate change or human – now only a fragment of this family remains

Source: Elephants are the end of a 60 million year lineage – the last of the megaherbivores | Environment | The Guardian


 

West Papua is fighting for independence from Indonesia — but will it win regional solidarity for its efforts?

Source: Good-bye, Indonesia