Links for 3/24/17

American Whoa: The American Pro Jazzmaster’s Peculiar Pickups | Mike & Mikes Guitar Bar


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X9JSX1mfHqk

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6jLnuv4j_vw

American jazz guitarists,” Ray admits of only one rival—Parisian gypsy guitarist Django Reinhardt, whom Emmett worships, obviously patterns himself after, and can’t stand to see in person without fainting dead away.

Source: Django Reinhardt Demonstrates His Guitar Genius in Rare Footage From the 1930s, 40s & 50s | Open Culture


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8t7vLlV6oA8&feature=em-uploademail

 

High-Selectivity Electrochemical Conversion of CO2 to Ethanol using a Copper Nanoparticle/N-Doped Graphene Electrode – Song – 2016 – ChemistrySelect – Wiley Online Library

Links for 1/4/17

The use of valuable agricultural resources for the production of snacks and sodas means less fertile land and clean water is available to grow nutritious food for local communities.

Source: This Infographic Shows How Only 10 Companies Control All the World’s Brands


 

An obscure 30-year-old treaty has landed thousands of Micronesians in poverty and homelessness in Hawaii.

Source: America’s Real Migrant Crisis Is the One You’ve Never Heard Of | Mother Jones


 

Brazilian Ricardo Stuckert accidentally stumbled on to the tribe after his helicopter was diverted

Source: Photographer captures images of uncontacted Amazon tribe | World news | The Guardian


 

Solar power becoming world’s cheapest form of electricity production, analysts say


 

There’s more in common between indigenous and board culture than you might think.

Source: New Winnipeg Art Gallery exhibit fuses indigenous, skateboarding culture | Metro Winnipeg


 

Study shows down-the-drain disposal is not a major source of pharmaceutical pollution

Quelle: Drugs in the Water? Don’t Blame the Students | Lab Manager


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ipe6CMvW0Dg

Links for 10/1/16

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Source: Big Tech’s Latest Artist Relations Debacle: Mass Filings of NOIs to Avoid Paying Statutory Royalties (Part 2) | The Trichordist


 

“We will only know the true consequences of our time in the water 20 years from now.”

Source: Fukushima’s surfers riding on radioactive waves


 

The numbers on global warming are even scarier than we thought.

Source: Recalculating the Climate Math | New Republic


 

By some estimates, the entire population of Native Hawaiians was almost wiped out just a century ago. But now their numbers may be near what they were before their first contact with Europeans.

Source: It Took Two Centuries, But The Native Hawaiian Population May Be Bouncing Back : Code Switch : NPR


 

When archeologist Hiroyuki Miyagi heard that a bunch of ancient Roman and Ottoman coins had been unearthed from the ruins of an old castle in Okinawa, he initially thought it was a hoax.

Source: Ancient Roman coins found in an old Japanese castle – CNN.com


 

Kunststoffmüll verschmutzt die Meere. Tiere verwechseln ihn mit Nahrung und verhungern mit vollem Magen. Nun versucht eine deutsche Insel, ein Zeichen dagegen zu setzen.

Source: Föhr: Die erste plastikfreie Insel Deutschlands? – Gesellschaft – Süddeutsche.de


 

Video: Logging Braziil

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


 

https://vimeo.com/62821970

Links for 6/5/16

The new, unelected government is reversing progressive measures by President Dilma Rousseff by taking over Indigenous land and attacking labor laws.

Source: Brazil Coup Govt Moves to Change Definition of Slavery | News | teleSUR English


 

Last week two activities were executed: The presentation of a booklet on penal environmental legislation, and the organization of an introductory course on environmental law.

Source: Sea Shepherd Conservation Society Promotes Environmental Law in Galapagos – Sea Shepherd Conservation Society


 

https://vimeo.com/146936792


 

the vault of the atomic space age


 

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Source: Westside Historic : Photo


 


 


 

In California today, a grand jury indicted the Plains All-American Pipeline and one of the oil company’s employees on criminal charges over the massive 2015 oil spill in Santa Barbara County.

Source: Texas oil firm indicted in massive 2015 oil spill off coast of Santa Barbara, CA

Links for 4/23/16


 

Source: Put This On • The Miyuki-Zoku, 1964 David Marx posted this great…


 

Hardline tactics succeed in keeping outsiders away from Boyle Heights, the Latino community that is the last holdout to Los Angeles gentrification

Source: ‘Hope everyone pukes on your artisanal treats’: fighting gentrification, LA-style


 

Dancing auf dem Longboard


 


 

Fela Kuti’s jazzy, pre-Afrobeat party music


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RUFnh7iTAYI&nohtml5=False

Links for 4/16/16


 

the pickle barrel


 

Findings published on Tuesday are likely to replay a debate among climate scientists that started when a draft version of the paper came out last year.

Source: Scientists Warn of Perilous Climate Shift Within Decades, Not Centuries


 

The US coast guard spotted castaways stranded on remote island near Micronesia three days after their boat capsized in south Pacific ocean

Source: Three men rescued off deserted island after spelling ‘help’ with palm leaves


 

Eden Ahbez – 14 rare/unreleased recordings – Hippie #1 – Fully annotated, with never before seen pictures. Guest appearances by Paul Horn and Eartha Kitt

Source: Eden Ahbez – Wild Boy – The Lost Songs Of Eden Ahbez


 

I’m a fisherman who dropped out of high school in 1986 at the age of 14. Over my lifetime, I’ve spent many nights in jai…

Source: The Seas Will Save Us: How an Army of Ocean Farmers are Starting an Economic Revolution — invironment — Medium

Links for 3/28/16

Flaws in Government’s Analysis of Offshore Fracking and Acidizing Exposed by Environmental Groups


 

Surfing Publication and Newsagency, we provide surfers all the news, Board Buyers Guide, Contest Reports, Big Wave Events, Airshows, Image Galleries, Shapers, Schools and Camps directories, Surfing magazine, Learning to Surf tips

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


 

Scratches And Dents: Keeping Your Guitar Safe On The Road – MTT – Music Think Tank


https://vimeo.com/63985084


 


 

Manmade noise is everywhere—even 7 miles under the sea

Source: Mic Drop


 

Links for 3/6/16


 


 

Cáceres, who was awarded the Goldman Environmental Prize for her opposition to one of Central America’s biggest hydropower projects, was shot at home

Source: Berta Cáceres, Honduran human rights and environment activist, murdered


 

Forget the spread of ticks and mosquitos. Climate change could be responsible for bigger bites by drawing poisonous snakes northward into a band along the U.S. and Canadian border, as well as southward into wide swaths of South America.

Source: Snakes’ Expanding Habitat Could Bring Their Venom to Surprising Places


 

Links for 2/28/16

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

 

Coffee isn’t an ingredient that appears in too many tiki drinks, largely because most people associate coffee with a hot morning beverage and not a cool, fruity cocktail. But coffee is rich a…

Source: Coffee Break


 

Iolani Palace – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


 

Luna plays popular music on a Korean traditional instrument called the gayageum.

Source: David Bowie’s ‘Space Oddity’ played on the gayageum, an ancient Korean musical instrument

Links for 10/10/15

Ghostly underwater images capture the third global coral-bleaching event in less than two decades

Source: Ghostly underwater images capture the third global coral-bleaching event in less than two decades


 

Color photos from Brazil seven decades ago, when the beautiful, troubled nation was enduring “growing pains” not dissimilar to what it’s going through today.

Source: Brazil in the Fifties: Portrait of a Beautiful, Troubled Country | TIME


 

A third global bleaching of coral reefs is underway following a massive and persistent underwater heatwave

Source: World’s oceans facing biggest coral die-off in history, scientists warn


 

They’re homing in on the gigantic Thwaites Glacier, which is bigger than Pennsylvania.

Source: Scientists declare an ‘urgent’ mission – study West Antarctica, and fast


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EiPZ7dODY0E

 

Source: Near-Total Meltdown of Fukushima Reactor 2 Confirmed


 

The Kermadec ocean sanctuary, in the South Pacific and spanning 620,000 sq km, expands an existing reserve surrounding the Kermadec Islands

Source: New Zealand’s new ocean sanctuary will be one of world’s largest protected areas