Links for 12/10/17

Hidden Beat-era Enclave Could Get National Historic Status


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9LekodBAmKA

 

Is This The Solution To Plastic Waste Pollution?


 

Octopus tiki mug


 

How to Etch Aluminum / Etched Guitar Pedals


 

The article that changed my view … of humanity’s impact on the planet


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y-9_iyNBwbo

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hFbyujLT8HQ

 

Fmr FBI Agent Turned Surf Guitarist Using Her Voice To Advocate For The LGBTQ Community. She released her ‘Love Is’ compilation in October

Source: Fmr FBI Agent Turned Surf Guitarist Using Her Voice To Advocate For The LGBTQ Community – GirlTalkHQ


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8jCGwiHdI8E

Source: Blackboy: A Portrait of Deni Firdaus


 

The Jetsons is actually a bone-chilling dystopia – The Verge

Links for 11/24/17

‘As close as the US gets to Egypt’s pyramids’: how Chaco Canyon is endangered by drilling


 

Source: Tom Goldtooth: Carbon Trading is “Fraudulent” Scheme to Privatize Air & Forests to Permit Pollution | Democracy Now!


 

Source: Study finds different types of alcohol may affect our emotions differently / Boing Boing


 

Source: Will You ‘Promise to Protect’? Coalition Urges New Wave of Resistance to Stop KXL | Common Dreams


 

Source: Who Owns the Internet? | The New Yorker


 

EV West, a car shop in California, built the world’s first electric Ferrari.

Source: Meet the DIY Mechanics Retrofitting Classic Cars With Electric Motors

Links for 11/9/17


 

Source: Australian Lawmakers Propose Outlawing Parody, Having A Sense Of Humor | Techdirt


 

Source: Under – Snøhetta


 

Can it be true? A working ‘Dick Tracy Wrist Watch’

Source: Can it be true? A working ‘Dick Tracy Wrist Watch’


 

Languages of the US before European Colonisation


 

Source: Zealandia drilling reveals secrets of sunken lost continent | World news | The Guardian


 

Tiki drinking first bloomed after Prohibition, and now—after a protracted decline—it has returned, integrated into the larger classic cocktail canon.

Source: The Birth, Death and Rebirth of Tiki

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