Links for 10/17/17

1960s James Bond-inspired retrofuturistic design comes together in a pair of wireless audio speakers that may leave you both shaken and stirred.

Source: Bossa Moonraker Retro-Futuristic Stereo Speaker System – Design Milk


 

Source: Record Amazon fires stun scientists; sign of sick, degraded forests


 

Source: I Went Undercover at a Boot Camp for Young Conservatives—Here’s What I Learned | Alternet


 

Source: Where is the musical underground in 2017? | Music | The Guardian


 

Source: Tiki Death Punch | Modern Tiki


 

Tribes people from around the world watch the BBC’s programme Protecting Our Parents.

Source: BBC Two – Tribes, Predators & Me, Web exclusive: Tribes react to care homes


 

Source: Gin Wong: 5 LA projects by the modern architect – Curbed LA


 

Source: Home (2009)

Links for 9/30/17

Built in 1883 by the eccentric Boston millionaire Franklin W. Smith as his winter home, Villa Zorayda was inspired by the 12th-century Moorish Alhambra Palace in Granada, Spain. (Wikipedia)Circa 1904. “Zorayda Club, King Street, St. Augustine, Florida.” 8×10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.

Source: Villa Zorayda: 1904 | Shorpy | #1 Old Photos


 


 

Tribes people from around the world are shown BBC news footage of Morris dancing.

Source: BBC Two – Tribes, Predators & Me, Web exclusive: Tribes react to Morris dancing


 

Source: Trash Isles: Could the Great Pacific Garbage Patch become an official nation? — Quartz


 

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


 

Source: ‘Non-drinkers deserve a great adult cocktail’: how alcohol-free spirits became a stealth hit | Life and style | The Guardian


 

new mix: EARRITATING (funk - psych - bolly - rock)

 

A longtime South Bay resident barrels through the wave of early-‘60s surf bands and clubs that once gave our Beach Cities a summer soundtrack.

Source: The South Bay Bands that Created the 60’s Surf Music Sound – Southbay Magazine

Links for 7/16/17

Galaxy Magazine : Free Texts : Download & Streaming : Internet Archive


 

350 – Sápmi climate justice


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K3IImGiiY1Q

 

The myth of the ‘alpha’ male is actually more complex than people think it is

Source: The Alpha Male Myth | The Art of Manliness


 

An unbelievably cute solar plant just started delivering power to the grid in Datong, China.

Source: China just built a 250-acre solar farm shaped like a giant panda – Business Insider Deutschland


 

Letters and Liquor traces the history of cocktail lettering through custom typography and beautiful photographs.

Source: Letters and Liquor

Links for 6/25/17

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sqwd_u6HkMo

Source: The Impossible Hamster


 

In his native Detroit, Jack White—White Stripes frontman and one of the most active and influential musicians of the last twenty years—has built a beautiful, efficient, and fully staffed record manufacturing plant. Why? Because records are better.

Source: Welcome to Jack White’s Temple to Vinyl


 

The perennially popular bar style stays fresh

Source: A primer on tiki culture


 

The Hukulea’s crew did not use any modern navigational devices, instead relying on the stars, waves, and clouds to guide them

Source: Traditional Polynesian Vessel to Complete Round-the-World Journey | Smart News | Smithsonian


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=57wj8diYpgY

 

Dick Dale: The Father of Surf Music | Fender Stratocaster

Links for 6/11/17

Bartenders at TikiCat in Westport were trained by some of the legends in the tiki bartending business.

Source: These young KC bartenders are aiming to be ‘tiki superheroes’ | The Kansas City Star


 

Frank Lloyd Wrights Hollyhock House is an early example of Mayan Revival


 

Here it Comes: Another Safe Harbor For Digital Services | The Trichordist


 

Five mid-century gems in unlikely architecture haven Fort Wayne


 

What’s Really Warming the World? Climate deniers blame natural factors; NASA data proves otherwise


 

Activists Sue to Block Plans to Bury 3.6 Million Pounds of Nuclear Waste Near California Beach


 

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


 

Open source breeders hope to preserve a handful of important varieties for the farms of the future.

Source: For Seed Rebels, Saving Life’s Building Blocks Has New Urgency | Civil Eats

Links for 1/5/17

The debate over the so-called global warming ‘pause’ just got reopened.

Source: NOAA challenged the global warming ‘pause.’ Now new research says the agency was right – The Washington Post


 

Honey Skateboards


 

Source: Drinking Your Way Through ‘The Waldorf Astoria Bar Book’


 

Handmade models of classic midcentury Palm Springs houses.

Source: Palm Springs midcentury modern in miniature: Mini City by McKean Studio | Retro to Go


 

Melanesians may carry genetic evidence of a previously unknown extinct human relative.

Quelle: DNA data offer evidence of unknown extinct human relative | Science News

Links for 12/31/16

Bears Ears National Monument in southeastern Utah will protect some of America’s most striking landscape—and its earliest history.

Source: This Ancient Place Just Secured Membership in America’s Culture Club | NRDC


 

Berlin discusses possible reparation payments over massacre of tens of thousands of people in early years of 20th century

Source: Germany moves to atone for forgotten genocide in Namibia | World news | The Guardian


 

The Sound Recordings catalog comprises over 17,400 digital audio files, beginning with Lomax’s first recordings onto (newly invented) tape in 1946 and tracing his career into the 1990s.

Source: Research Center


 

Earth-force meets money-force at Standing Rock. I’m so relieved I’m here. It scares me to think that I might have missed this.We get up at dawn. Four hundred people walk slowly in a light snow to the river by the camp. A teacher is talking. His headdress is a crisscrossing of long, narrow feathers. He is of the Havasupai, the people who live by the blue-green waterfalls at the bottom of the Grand Canyon. He calls out across the river. “Water is life! Take me! My heart beats with you!”

Source: Standing Rock: A Moment of Clarity for Progressive Activists


 

According to a study from Plymouth University, plastic pollution affects at least 700 marine species, while some estimates suggest that at least 100 million marine mammals are killed each year from plastic pollution. Here are some of the marine species most deeply impacted by plastic pollution.

Source: These 5 Marine Animals Are Dying Because of Our Plastic Trash … Here’s How We Can Help


 

A steady increase in sea levels is pushing saltwater into U.S. wetlands, killing trees from Florida as far north as New Jersey. But with sea level projected to rise by as much as six feet this century, the destruction of coastal forests is expected to become a worsening problem worldwide.

Quelle: Ghost Forests: How Rising Seas Are Killing Southern Woodlands by Roger Real Drouin: Yale Environment 360


 

We’re inspired every time we have a great cocktail, and we definitely started to feel inspired when we visited Highland Park Bowl the other night and enjoyed a few of their cocktails. The dri…

Quelle: El Capitan Hook


 

They are thought to be solitary, but new research shows one shark species to be intensely social

Source: Sand tiger sharks: far friendlier than you think | Environment | The Guardian


 

Source: Mandala Oblongata | A Kaleidoscopic Adventure on the Loaded Boards Tan Tien


 

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