Links for 4/25/17

Mexicos ancient city guards its secrets but excavation reveals new mysteries


 

His Knibs classic men’s style: Lois vintage-style cord jacket range


 

The Osage tribe in Oklahoma became spectacularly wealthy in the early 1900s — and then members started turning up dead. David Grann’s Killers of the Flower Moon describes the dark plot against them.

Source: In The 1920s, A Community Conspired To Kill Native Americans For Their Oil Money : NPR


 

Tikicat


 

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

 

Links for 4/9/17

Takers. Of the free resources. Such as clean air. Takers of money, too. Same guys. Duh.

Source: Money to burn: As the wealthy get wealthier, carbon emissions grow in US states


 

California towns are winning David. v. Goliath battles with oil companies.

Source: Small California Towns Are Facing Off Against Oil Companies — And Winning | naked capitalism


 

https://vimeo.com/211330469

Watch skateboard stunts on rooftops of New York

Source: Watch skateboard stunts on rooftops of New York / Boing Boing


 

Cutting Room: Cover Peripherals | The Surfers Journal


 

Ice age art in Indonesia reveals how spiritual life transformed en route to Australia | Science | The Guardian


 

In President Trump’s America, Quentin Tarantino might not have been.

Source: What Does the NEA Fund? – 7 Famous Movies Funded by the NEA


 

Will Amazon Destroy More US Jobs Than China? | naked capitalism


 


 

Now we’ll know what the government thought about climate change when it still believed in it.

Source: You Can Now Access The EPA Website As It Existed Before Trump | Co.Exist | ideas + impact

Links for 3/24/17

American Whoa: The American Pro Jazzmaster’s Peculiar Pickups | Mike & Mikes Guitar Bar


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X9JSX1mfHqk

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6jLnuv4j_vw

American jazz guitarists,” Ray admits of only one rival—Parisian gypsy guitarist Django Reinhardt, whom Emmett worships, obviously patterns himself after, and can’t stand to see in person without fainting dead away.

Source: Django Reinhardt Demonstrates His Guitar Genius in Rare Footage From the 1930s, 40s & 50s | Open Culture


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8t7vLlV6oA8&feature=em-uploademail

 

High-Selectivity Electrochemical Conversion of CO2 to Ethanol using a Copper Nanoparticle/N-Doped Graphene Electrode – Song – 2016 – ChemistrySelect – Wiley Online Library

Links for 3/19/17

The Carbon Bubble is about to pop / Boing Boing


 

New Zealand river granted same legal rights as human being | World news | The Guardian


 

https://vimeo.com/78162825


 

The health of the Great Barrier Reef has entered “uncharted territory” after researchers found there had been mass coral bleaching for two summers in a row for the first time in history.

Source: Great Barrier Reef suffers historic ‘back-to-back’ mass coral bleaching – 9news.com.au


 

Okeanos Explorer | Expeditions | NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer: 2017 American Samoa Expedition: Suesuega o le Moana o Amerika Samoa | Daily Updates | Dive 06: Cosmic Jellyfish


 

In India, 6,000 tonnes of plastic waste lies uncollected every day. Some of this washes up in Tamil Nadu state where it pollutes and contaminates the food and water of communities living along the Bay of Bengal

Source: Plastic pollution blights Bay of Bengal – in pictures | Global development | The Guardian

Links for 2/12/17

Follow the money: Will Trump repay Putin by ending Russian sanctions and killing the Paris climate deal?

Source: Did Putin help elect Trump to restore $500 billion Exxon oil deal killed by sanctions


 

Is buying something with the click of a mouse worse for the planet than picking it up off the shelf and taking it home yourself? And if it is – would it change the way you shopped?

Source: Online vs offline shopping: which is better for the environment? | DW Environment


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XE3fBMTbmbM

 

I was delighted to see giant basking sharks on a recent trip to Scotland, but such moments of wonder are rare. Creating fishing reserves would allow our oceans to recover – and preserve this incredible feeling

Source: The primal thrill of sharks: the emotional case for rewilding the sea | The Guardian


 

At current rates of deforestation, rainforests will vanish altogether in a century. Stopping climate change will remain an elusive goal unless poor nations are helped to preserve them

Source: We are destroying rainforests so quickly they may be gone in 100 years | The Guardian


 

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

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events

Links for 2/10/17

Thousands rally across the country to oppose the Dakota Access Pipeline as two city councils have voted to divest billions from the project

Source: Billions Divested from Banks Backing Dakota Access Pipeline


 

Underground city made from old opal mines has 3,500 residents


 

Oil may be a big reason behind the Trump Administration’s aggressive stance towards China’s territorial claims in the South China Sea.

Source: Rex Tillerson Backs Aggressive Policy in Disputed South China Sea as Exxon, Russia Eye Region’s Oil and Gas | naked capitalism


 

RCA Types PB-31, PB-140, PB-144, 44-A, 44-B


 

The Natural Resources Defense Council works to safeguard the earth – its people, its plants and animals, and the natural systems on which all life depends.

Source: California Aims to Plug In Almost Everything That Moves | NRDC


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VcAYP7uvlGc

Links for 1/18/17

Source: Holy Barbarians: Beat Culture on the West Coast – Artwire Press Release from ArtfixDaily.com


 

Source: Groovy vintage ads for classic guitars | Dangerous Minds


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=75sEr-bBqPg

The Latin soul craze that hit New York 50 years ago only lasted a few years, but its effects still linger – Oliver Wang takes a look at the defining songs of the scene

Source: We like it like that: the songs that defined New York Citys boogaloo craze | Music | The Guardian


 

Rex Tillerson dodges question about who knew what when at ExxonMobil about company’s history of promoting and funding climate science denial, as state AG probes continue.

Source: Tillerson Dodges Discussing Who Knew What When about ExxonMobil’s Efforts to Deceive the Public on Climate Change | naked capitalism


 

Global sea ice levels are at their lowest in recorded history, according to new statistics from the U.S. National Snow & Ice Data Center.In the Arctic, the loss is due to climate change and extreme weather events that are likely influenced by global warming, while the changes in the Antarctic may be attributed to natural variability, the center said.

Source: Global Sea Ice Hits Lowest Levels ‘Probably in Millenia’


 

Make driving safer by replacing air bags with daggers that stab you in the heart


 

Many researchers previously argued that giant animals became extinct soon after the arrival of the First Australians

Source: Megafauna and Indigenous Australians coexisted for at least 17,000 years | Australia news | The Guardian

Links for 11/18/16

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0lCJ9RDCKFM

Native Americans at Standing Rock, North Dakota are being sprayed with chemical weapons, according to protestor Candida Rodriguez Kingbird.

Source: Native Woman Claims Chemical Weapons Used At Standing Rock


 

Created in 1990, Gesac represents more that 1 million rights holders in the areas of music, graphic and plastic arts, literary and dramatic works, and audiovisual as well as music publishers.

Source: Author Societies – New Study: Unlawful US Copyright Exemption Severely Harms European Authors


 

Long Halftime Walk is cloaked in shiny new tech, but dismal reviews suggest it’ll soon join the scrapheap of big-screen inventions that didn’t take off

Source: Too big? Too loud? Too real? Billy Lynn and other failed cinematic innovations | Film | The Guardian


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MniFx6NTbM0

. . . we attended The Hilltop Haunting, which was a rad downhill halloween skate jam hosted by Muir Skate & Bustin Boards. The event took place on one. . .

Source: The Hilltop Haunting (Event Recap) – Wheelbase Magazine


 

Scientists have discovered a ‘lake’ in the Gulf of Mexico. Everyone, who enters this pool at the bottom of the sea will suffer horribly.

Quelle: Scientists Have Found a Lake Under the Sea – Those Who Swim There Won’t Come Back Alive


 

Greenmedinfo.com – Natural Health Resource – The world’s most widely referenced, open access, natural medicine database, with 20,000+ study abstracts and growing daily

Quelle: A Special Report on Standing Rock: The Environmental and Social Justice Consequences of the Dakota Access Pipeline


 

Fukushima: The Untouchable Eco-Apocalypse No One Is Talking About


 

Island known by traditional owners as Me-mel is currently owned and managed by National Parks and Wildlife

Source: Mike Baird’s government to return Goat Island to Indigenous owners | Australia news | The Guardian


 

Two skeletons have been discovered in a London graveyard which could change our view of the history of Europe and Asia.

Source: Skeleton find could rewrite Roman history – BBC News


 

Nat Young, San Diego 1966

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events

Links for 11/6/16

We have been at war in Syria over pipelines since 1949. This is just the next mad phase.

Source: Gaius Publius: Syria Is Another Pipeline War | naked capitalism


 

North Dakota regulators accuse company of failing to disclose the discovery of Native American symbolic stones on a site where construction was planned

Source: Dakota Access: company under scrutiny over sacred artifacts in oil pipelines path | US news | The Guardian


 

https://vimeo.com/183570035

Source: Video: a Weekend At Malibu


 

Cawelo Study Fails to Test for Dozens of Oilfield Chemicals in Wastewater Used to Irrigate California Food Crops | YubaNet


 

The Modernist Utopia that never was

Source: The Modernist Utopia that never was


 


 

Source: The Turtles began a meteoric rise to 1960s music stardom in Westchester | South Bay History

Links for 10/20/16

A new study by Belgian scientists has decided to test the mutual benefits of beer and music.

Source: Lab Times online: Editorial – A Perfect Combination


 

We all know that our LGC Russian Ambassador Kate Voynova is a beast. What we didn’t know is that her boyfriend Timur shreds too. Check out their new video

Source: LGC Russia’s Kate Voynova – Autumn Longboarding » Blog Archive » Longboard Girls Crew


 

Vivienne Westwood: Hillarys evil | CNBC International – YouTube


 

The foreign secretary, Boris Johnson, says he does not know what the Commonwealth flag looks like

Source: Boris Johnson unfamiliar with Commonwealth flag – video | Politics | The Guardian


 

US biologist Ryan Killackey spent seven years filming a polemical account of a remote forest community under pressure from US and Chinese oil companies

Source: Yasuni Man film is an intimate portrait of a beautiful land under siege for its oil | World news | The Guardian


 

The Center for Biological Diversity today urged the Canadian government to reject Kinder Morgan’s proposal to build a 613-mile pipeline so it can transport dirty Alberta tar sands oil to the United States and China. The pipeline would run from Edmonton, Alberta to Burnaby, British Columbia, where the oil would be loaded onto tankers and shipped through critical habitat for endangered Southern Resident killer whales, a species with fewer than 85 individual animals left.

Source: Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project in Canada Threatens Critically Endangered Southern Resident Killer Whales | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community


 

https://vimeo.com/177967046

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i-KH10WGluI