Links for 10/14/16

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As Hurricane Matthew hits Florida, it has already left hundreds dead and tens of thousands displaced in Haiti.

Source: IRIN | Haiti hurricane toll soars


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Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events

 


Source: Vince Taylor: The leather messiah who inspired Ziggy Stardust | Dangerous Minds

 


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A short history of cops telling women what to wear at the beach

Links for 12/2/15


 

Opponents of $250m project on island Barbuda say the government is trampling on citizens’ rights by approving project under new celebrity-incentive law

Source: Robert De Niro’s plan for Caribbean mega-resort opposed by island residents


 

Bruce’s Beach and the Inkwell served as sites of leisure, agency, community, and controversy, and demonstrate the complex racial history of the Golden State.

Source: Fighting for Leisure: African Americans, Beaches, and Civil Rights in Early 20th Century L.A.


 

Come explore these corals in 3D (no SCUBA certification required)

Source: Corals, Now Playing in 3D

Links for 11/9/15

Millions of people around the world live in “energy poverty,” including 15-year-old Hannah Herbst’s pen pal in Ethiopia.

Source: This Ninth Grader Invented A Device That Harvests Power From Ocean Waves


 

In November 2012, Salvador Alvarenga went fishing off the coast of Mexico. Two days later, a storm hit and he made a desperate SOS. It was the last anyone heard from him – for 438 days. This is his story

Source: Lost at sea: the man who vanished for 14 months


 

…an area roughly the size of Maryland—drifted into the Caribbean. So much of this floating brown algae has been washing ashore that beaches are positively blanketed in stinky, rotting piles that are more than a few feet deep.

Source: Formerly pristine Caribbean beaches are blanketed in stinky, rotting piles of seaweed


 

George Orwell thought they were ‘sex maniacs’. They thought they were spiritual samurai, rebuilding Britain after the Great War. With their magical rituals, outdoor living and utopian vision, they are the most fascinating of forgotten youth movements – and their ideas still resonate

Source: The other KKK: how the Kindred of the Kibbo Kift tried to craft a new world | Art and design | The Guardian


 

German surfer Sebastian Steudtner rides a speed run display on a massive wave at Praia do Norté in Portugal on Tuesday

Source: German surfer Sebastian Steudtner rides huge wave in Portugal – video | Sport | The Guardian

Links for 10/14/15

Michelle Bickford grew up loving of all things Mid-Century-Modern, science fiction art, and soldering irons. Her creations are a merging of those worlds.

Source: 11/6: Michelle Bickford “Yesterday and Today” –



 

The agreement targets the seas that join the nations and represents the first environmental dividend of a historic thaw between the two Cold War foes.

Source: Cuba and U.S. Agree to Work Together to Protect Marine Life – The New York Times


 

Buy ROBERTS Revival RD60 DAB Digital Radio, Royal Burgundy, Exclusive to John Lewis from our View all Radios range at John Lewis. Free Delivery on orders over £50.

Source: Buy ROBERTS Revival RD60 DAB Digital Radio, Royal Burgundy, Exclusive to John Lewis | John Lewis



 

Source: Listen to the Lyre of Ur, a 4,500 year-old musical instrument