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

Links for 7/12/16

Visit the post for more.

Source: Was a son of the powerful Rockefeller family eaten by cannibals?


 


 


 

The Ocean Cleanup just launched a prototype of their trash-removing device. We caught up with their founder to see how it felt.

Source: This young inventor’s brilliant device could remove tons of garbage from our oceans.


 

Disney depiction of obese Polynesian god in film Moana sparks anger


 

Video: Waikiki Dawn Patrol

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events

Links for 7/2/16

Surfboards. Aloha. Rock n Roll

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events



 

Scientist on honeymoon in Thailand stumbles on ‘horrific-looking’ creature that is the first one known to swim

Source: Giant swimming, venomous centipede discovered by accident in world-first | Environment | The Guardian


 

Your daily guide to all things hip, retro and vintage

Source: Now available: Star Trek Original Series Bluetooth Communicator at Firebox


 

If tests of the 100m-long barrier that collects rubbish on the sea’s surface are successful, it could be deployed at a larger scale in the ‘great Pacific garbage patch’

Source: Dutch prototype clean-up boom brings Pacific plastics solution a step closer | Environment | The Guardian

Links for 6/9/16

A Tiny Spock Leaning on a 1964 Buick Riviera Is the Best Hot Wheels Car Ever


Australia’s natural wonder is in mortal danger. Bleaching caused by climate change has killed almost a quarter of its coral this year and many scientists believe it could be too late for the rest. Using exclusive photographs and new data, a Guardian special report investigates how the reef has been devastated – and what can be done to save it

Source: The Great Barrier Reef: a catastrophe laid bare | Environment | The Guardian


 

World’s first grid-connected tidal array almost complete


 


 

Royal Hawaiian Featherwork: N? Hulu Ali‘i | LACMA


 

Links for 5/29/16


 


 

My name is Freddy from Bidart, France and I wanted to share a link of my latest video edit . It’s of some random surf sessions with friends in the South West of France this winter who surf for Gato Bask / Gato Heroi. Thanks for watching! – Freddy Bermond

Source: Video: Xolomak Iii


 

Video: Finfinite


 


 

Australian projects are viable already – now the industry needs investors willing to take a risk on large-scale renewable energy

Source: ‘Tantalisingly close’: is solar thermal energy ready to replace coal-fired power? | Guardian Sustainable Business | The Guardian


 

Scientists don’t know how much flooding Antarctic melting will cause — but it may wipe out cities.

Source: Fate of World’s Coastlines Rests on Melting Antarctic Ice