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 11/9/17


 

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 11/5/17

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IEa00RrKM3I

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9QDxmkhy0Gg

 

Honda’s new classic Super Cub motorscooter looks as good today as it did 60 years ago

Source: Honda’s new classic Super Cub motorscooter looks as good today as it did 60 years ago


 

Source: Harry Belafonte tells crowd at likely last public appearance: ‘We shall overcome’ | US news | The Guardian


 

Source: The great climate silence: we are on the edge of the abyss but we ignore it | Clive Hamilton | Environment | The Guardian


 

Source: Mapping 15 of Los Angeles’s Most Glorious Remaining Googies


 

Source: the unbelievable story of transgender soul singer jackie shane – i-D

Links for 11/1/17


 

Source: Why ‘Bushman banter’ was crucial to hunter-gatherers’ evolutionary success | Inequality | The Guardian


 

Source: Honda’s new classic Super Cub motorscooter looks as good today as it did 60 years ago / Boing Boing


 

There’s a new Sims documentary coming out soon and we had a chance to chat with Scott Clum who has been working on it for some time. For more info on Tom, see

Source: New Tom Sims Documentary – Pure Juice | Concrete Wave Magazine


 

https://vimeo.com/236411294

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


 

Source: RM Sotheby’s


 
Video: Sea of Joy – Wayne, Nat, Ted & Crew
Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


 

Source: Charles Phoenix: Addicted to Americana – Book Launch Party


 

Source: Rare Surf Tees – Vintage classic retro surf t-shirts, singlets and hoodies


 

Source: How Alexander Girard’s Folk Art Obsession Changed The Course Of Modernism

Links for 10/21/17

Source: ‘This is a really big deal’: Canada natural gas emissions far worse than feared | World news | The Guardian


 

Distant volcanic eruptions disrupted climate, a new study suggests, causing life-giving rains along the Nile to fail.

Source: How Volcanoes Caused Violent Uprisings in Cleopatra’s Egypt


 

The Pacific Southwest Exposition embodied the spirit of 1920s Hollywood: spectacle for its own sake, cheerful vulgarity, and commercial hard sell.

Source: Flappers and Indians in the Dream City: The Jazz Age Ends in Long Beach


 

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/121cboards/121c-boards-the-longboard-crafted-from-rockets?ref=dgpy6z


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V_1ZrJGlUpM

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


 

Source: Caliber Truck Co. – Microcosm – SKATE[SLATE]


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B62tZEEYtfM&feature=em-uploademail

 

Source: Lace Music Products – The Teliki – Custom Electric guitar from Lace.


 

Source: When Wall Street Owns Main Street — Literally | naked capitalism


 

Source: Moondog: the Man on the Street : Free Streaming : Internet Archive


 

Source: One of world’s largest marine parks created off coast of Easter Island | Environment | The Guardian


 

Source: Elektroauto Jaguar E-type Zero: “Das schönste Elektroauto der Welt” | heise online


 

Source: Soul & Mod – Mod Subculture Directory & Soul Events Advertising – Mods

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 7/7/17

The Archivist: The Aquatic Ape | The Surfers Journal


 

Has Keystone XL Become Obsolete?


 

Sabine Jessen discusses Trudeau’s plans to increase offshore oil exploration that undermine oceans protection commitments Canada has made.

Source: Canada Undermines Targets for Protecting Oceans by Increasing Oil Exploration


 

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

 

Journey-based charts from the past can help us track the progression of transportation technology.

Source: Atlas Obscura


 

Mexico markets Trump themed tp, proceeds help migrants

Source: Boing Boing


 

Yet another white guy cast in a non-white starring role

 

Links for 2/7/17

In another one of our occasional posts on crazy continental architecture here we look at a groovy German coastguard station on the island Rugen in northern Germany. It may look like it’s in the middle of a field but don’t let these photos deceive you – it’s not, it’s by the sea, where it should [&hellip

Source: Space Age German Lifeguard Station – Voices of East Anglia


 

Confirmed: California Aquifers Contaminated With Billions Of Gallons of Fracking Wastewater | DeSmogBlog


 


 

There are numerous ruins of Tiahuanaco origin which were later occupied by the Incas. These are sacred places for the peoples of the Andes.

Source: The Precursors of the Inca – Top Documentary Films


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mjg5EbTW-dw

It started back in the 1950s. Bill Haley and Elvis burst onto the scene. Rock ‘n’ roll was born. The guitar took center stage, and it never left.

Source: The Story of the Guitar: The Complete Three-Part Documentary | Open Culture


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0lgzz-L7GFg

Last month, we highlighted for you The Strange Case of the Cosmic Rays, a largely-forgotten 1957 educational science film. The production is notable partly because it was shot by Frank Capra, the influential director who had won not one, not two, but three Oscars for best director.

Source: Frank Capra’s Science Film The Unchained Goddess Warns of Climate Change in 1958 | Open Culture

Links for 6/2/17

Australian convict pirates in Japan: evidence of 1830 voyage unearthed | Australia news | The Guardian


 

Vintage Air India route map on a souvenir hand fan

Source: Boing Boing


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Se55CCdfaOA

Source: Forget Everything You Learned In Economics. You Were Totally Lied To.


 

Dakota Access Pipeline already Leaking Oil & not Completed


 

We just discovered A Future on Wheels, a longboarding project in Cambodia, that teamed-up with local NGO OBT (Organization for the basic training) to bring

Source: A Future on Wheels – Longboarding Project in Cambodia » Blog Archive » Longboard Girls Crew


 

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