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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Links for 10/15/16

Discover the Impact2C


 

Post anything (from anywhere!), customize everything, and find and follow what you love. Create your own Tumblr blog today.

Source: contemporama : Photo


 

When we make a batch of our pineapple-infused rum, we tend to go through it rather quickly. It makes a fantastic daiquiri, as you might imagine, and is a good way to intensify the flavor of pineapp…

Source: Shipwrecked Monk | Modern Tiki


 

Windansea Reunion Down Under

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


 

Pop Sixties is the must have book for any enthusiast of sixties aesthetic and culture. Featuring an intro by Bobby Sherman and many artifacts from Donna Loren’s (The Mickey Mouse Club, Batman, The Monkees, Beach Blanket Bingo, etc.) own personal collection, as well as the art, furniture, and clothing from the period. This special edition will be signed, hand numbered, and include a special signed/handnumbered print from the book. Free shipping on all domestic orders, and a 20% discount for the first 2 weeks after Tiki Fest when you use the code TIKIFEST2016 at check out. Preorder your copy today! Sale ends September 5

Source: [Preorder] Pop Sixties by Donna Loren—Tiki Sale!

Links for 10/6/16

All the rattan and bamboo you can handle

Source: Inside LA’s Incredible New Tiki Palace – Eater LA


 

This mason jar might not be the most interesting picture on the site, but believe us when we say that looks can be deceiving, as what this jar contains is something very, very delicious. The jar is…

Source: DIY Pineapple Rum


 

The century-old faces that would become America, in color.

Source: Astounding colorized photos reveal the faces and fashions of Ellis Island immigrants


 

The Interior Department says Native Hawaiians can now choose whether to form a unified government, which could eventually enter into formal government-to-government relations with the U.S.

Source: Native Hawaiians Now Have A Pathway To Form A Government


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d8CvjNxCIO8

 

A Twitter account has been sharing postcards from decades gone by, along with poignant, funny or mysterious snippets of their writers’ messages

Source: Postcard from the past: a nostalgic glimpse into holidays of yesteryear | Art and design | The Guardian


 

Seas At Risk – for the protection & restoration of the marine environment

Source: Seas at Risk – Breaking free from plastic – a global movement is formed


 

Tiki Cocktail Glasses

Links for 9/29/16

Source: False Idol Is a Study in How to Do Tiki Right – SD Sips – Fall 2016 – San Diego


 

A voyaging canoe built to revive the centuries-old tradition of Hawaiian exploration is circumnavigating the globe. Its crew has already traveled 26,000 miles navigating with the sun, stars and waves.

Source: Hokule’a, The Hawaiian Canoe Traveling The World By A Map Of The Stars


 

An unidentified man found dead on an Australian beach has baffled investigators for decades. A new DNA analysis links the “Somerton Man” to Thomas Jefferson and Native Americans.

Source: DNA Just Tied A Mystery Death In Australia To Thomas Jefferson – BuzzFeed News

Tamam Shud


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K6KbEnGnymk

 

Source: OffsetGuitars.com • View topic – Uptone Dowser


 

“It is likely that the average consumer has eaten mislabeled fish,” said an author of the study, which analyzed 25,000 samples from around the world.

Source: Catfished by a Catfish: 1 in 5 Seafood Samples Is Fake, Report Finds

Links for 8/27/16

A pair of First Nations are using a monumental 2014 Supreme Court of Canada decisions as legal precedent in their protest against major fish farms on Vancouver Island.

Source: How a historic court decision is driving a new wave of First Nations protests


 

Drinks that fell out of fashion as the epitome of kitsch are being revived as joyfully composed craft cocktails.

Source: Tiki’s Comeback


 

Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s “frozen wall of earth” has failed to prevent groundwater from entering th

Source: Panel: TEPCO’s ‘ice wall’ failing at Fukushima nuclear plant?The Asahi Shimbun


 

Source: Obsession | Jackson Foundation Gallery

Links for 8/9/16

This popular drink isn’t far removed from its warm-weather buddies, and it’s all you’ll want to drink during the Rio Olympic Games

Source: How to make a caipirinha, the Brazilian cocktail that could unseat the margarita | Life and style | The Guardian


 

On a suburban beach scores of volunteers take on mountains of waste and years of apathy in India’s most populous city

Source: Modern life doesnt have to be rubbish: helping Mumbai clean up its act | World news | The Guardian


 

This needs to stop. Like now.

Source: Stealing Sand: The Theft of California’s Coast


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TFdnbkpkJ6w

 

“This phenomenon can vary sea level by as much as 10 cm along the Colombian and Venezuelan coast,” researcher

Source: Caribbean Sea Acts Like a Whistle Which Can Be `Heard’ from Space | Lab Manager


 

New Zealand: Earth’s Mythical Islands – in pictures