Links for 7/9/17

If you drop plastic in the ocean, where does it end up?


 

The love song that dared to proclaim “I may not always love you”

Source: “It is so beautifully written, it sings itself”: The Beach Boys’ sublime “God Only Knows”


 

How Middle-Class America Got Fleeced


 

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


 

the nonist, now searching recorded history for some semblance of truth.

Source: Polynesian Stick Charts


 

Infectious disease collides with changing climate

Links for 6/18/17

Santa Monica Pier is LA County’s most polluted beach – Curbed LA


 

Hawaii is considering creating a universal basic income


 

Catch of the Week: Surf Shacks – A surfer can never leave the sea behind!


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rivf479bW8Q

Source: The three-minute story of 800,000 years of climate change with a sting in the tail


 

Brian Wilson talks to 6 Musict about playing Pet Sounds in its entirety for the last time

Source: BBC Radio 6 Music


 

India’s Biggest Skateboard Park In This Village Is Challenging The Caste System And Other Odds

Links for 5/6/17

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C0mbo5sbUZM

This guy makes good covers of Beach Boys songs

Source: This guy makes good covers of Beach Boys songs / Boing Boing


 

This Is How We Fight Back | NRDC


 

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

For an artist whose legend is built around being a studio genius, Brian Wilson is surprisingly excited to perform Pet Sounds live once again.

Source: Brian Wilson on How It Feels to Retire Performing ‘Pet Sounds’ | | Observer


 

Pioneers of Sound: Watch our documentary on the story of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop – The Vinyl Factory


 

The Italian design firm Stefano Boeri Architetti is planning a “forest city” for China, modeled after the firm’s completed green towers in Milan.

Source: Stefano Boeri Architetti builds tree-covered skyscrapers in China


 

‘Hobbit’ species did not evolve from ancestor of modern humans, research finds | Science | The Guardian

Links for 9/17/16

This year is on track to be the third consecutive hottest year on record. Where does that heat go? The oceans, mostly.

Source: Oceans Are Absorbing Almost All of the Globe’s Excess Heat


 

Former residents and environmental campaigners to launch a lawsuit against Pentagon’s plans to use the Marianas islands for bombing practice

Source: Pågan: the tropical paradise the US wants to turn into a war zone | World news | The Guardian


 

Latraac is a skate bowl and social space in a drug-infested area of Athens – part of a new wave of creative projects transforming the city’s fortunes.

Source: The architect building his own skate oasis in the ruins of the Greek crisis


 

teleSUR spoke with the lawyer coordinating legal advice and representation for protesters at the North Dakota camps.

Source: What You May Not Know About the Dakota Access Pipeline | Opinion | teleSUR English


 

WPRK Salutes “Love & Mercy” Film Release : WPRK FM : Free Download & Streaming : Internet Archive


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6w4movtQqGI

 


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dB7hrQUgIcw

 

Source: His Knibs classic men’s style: Levi’s Vintage Clothing 1960s Casuals Stripe Tee

 

 

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 8/15/16

Ships carry 11 billion tons of goods each year. This interactive map shows where they all go.

Source: This is an incredible visualization of the world’s shipping routes – Vox


 

Source: 3D-printed Algae packaging – Ambalaj


 

As two of the quintessentially California band’s members face off with dueling memoirs, James Wolcott assesses the conflict beneath the surface of its suntanned image.

Source: Brian Wilson, Mike Love, and the Psychodrama Behind the Beach Boys’ Sun-Streaked Legacy | Vanity Fair


 

The Surfrider Foundation broadens its efforts to protect ocean waters by including residential landscape management.

Source: USGBC+ | Sea Change


 

The story of Donald Crowhurst, who tried to fake sailing around the world in 1968.

Source: The story of Donald Crowhurst, who tried to fake sailing around the world in 1968.

Links for 4/9/16

An inglorious Columbus; : Vining, Edward P. [from old catalog] : Free Download & Streaming : Internet Archive


 

The more egalitarian a society, the smaller the chance its citizens being ritually burned, bludgeoned or crushed to death under a new canoe, research shows

Source: Study shows human sacrifice was less likely in more equal societies | Science | The Guardian


 


 

Dirty Old Wedge is a 62 minute documentary about Southern California’s own bodysurfing magnet wave. We sat down with Director/Producer, Tim Burnham to learn more about his film and his proces…

Source: Dirty Old Wedge with Tim Burnham | Swell Lines


 

Here Today! The Songs Of Brian Wilson by Various Artists (Songwriter Series) on Ace Records

Source: Various Artists (Songwriter Series) – Here Today! The Songs Of Brian Wilson – Ace Records


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BuuIF6mmRLA

Links for 1/28/16

“These traditions come from Neolithic times — from shamanism — and they have never stopped,” said Mr. Fréger,

Source: European Masquerades: Pagan Costumes Of The Light Continent’s Wilder Men – Flashbak


 

https://vimeo.com/85534486


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LL_tVXnw9ig

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V__e51MyMLs


 

The Beach Boys film Love and Mercy portrays Brian Wilson as experiencing music playing constantly in his head. A growing body of research suggests that this rare phenomenon might have been behind his creative talent

Source: Was musical memory the secret to Brian Wilson’s genius? | Music | The Guardian


 

Source: A Story as Sharp as a Knife – inside the vibrant art of the Haida | Creative Review


 

https://vimeo.com/150528002


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L17pVah_sGY

 

The public are being enlisted to read through detailed logs of whaling ships which include records of ice flows and weather conditions

Source: The 19th-century whaling logbooks that could help scientists understand climate change