Links for 8/5/16


 


 


 

David Bald Eagle, who died July 22 at 97, was known for an eclectic mix of passions, especially his work in motion pictures. But he also left a legacy of activism for the Native American community, including his service as the first chief of the United Indigenous Nations of the Americas.

Source: Emma Niles: Truthdigger of the Week: David Bald Eagle, Lakota Chief and Native American Rights Activist – Truthdigger of the Week – Truthdig


 


 

Biodiversity across much of Earth has recently dropped below safe levels. Here are some of the species we’ve lost just this century.

Source: Animals That Went Extinct In The 21st Century [Infographic]


 


 

Insect populations are declining dramatically in many parts of the world, recent studies show. Researchers say various factors, from monoculture farming to habitat loss, are to blame for the plight of insects, which are essential to agriculture and ecosystems.

Source: Vanishing Act: What’s Causing Sharp Decline in Insects and Why It Matters by Christian Schwägerl: Yale Environment 360

Links for 7/4/16


 

Recent research provides a better understanding of urban populations throughout history, digitising almost 6,000 years of data for the first time

Source: The rise and fall of great world cities: 5,700 years of urbanisation – mapped | Cities | The Guardian


 

PineappleGate in Madagascar is much more than meets the eye.

Source: Why Everyone in Madagascar Is Making Jokes About Pineapple · Global Voices


 

Video: Roadfino / Duct Tape Invitational


 

In classic art, the Ocean is frequently featured as a dark and dangerous entity, waiting to destroy ships and lives. Marine art progressed along with the evolution of ocean going vessels. Swell-pro…

Source: Brush Strokes: The Classics | Swell Lines

Links for 6/22/16

Earlier this week, Levi’s Skateboarding invited Grey along to interview legendary San Francisco skateboarder Tommy Guerrero before his gig at the Camden Underworld. Tommy is currently on tour though Europe. His new album, No Man’s Land is available through Asphalt Duchess. Interview and photography: Henry Kingsford Tell us about the tour you’re on right now. Are […]

Source: Tommy Guerrero interview – Grey Skateboard Magazine


 


 


 

Video: African Expedition

Links for 6/11/16

Skate legend Tommy Guerrero was one of the biggest names in skateboarding in the 1980’s. As one of the Bones Brigade, Powell Peralta’s famous skate team, Guerrero would go on to head up…

Source: Skateboards and Guitar Chords: Tommy Guerrero Reflects on a life of Skating and Music Making | blurredvisionary


 

Visit the post for more.

Source: Individually-shrinkwrapped potatoes are why we must destroy capitalism / Boing Boing


 


 

A Walk in the Dead Woods


 

Star Trek: The Next Generation beachwear

Source: Star Trek: The Next Generation beachwear


 

Algal bloom ‘of biblical proportions’ has led to protests and health emergency as concerns raised over dumping of rotting salmon in ocean

Source: Toxic ‘red tide’ in Chile prompts investigation of salmon farming | World news | The Guardian

Links for 6/7/16

This week we’re honoured to have the legend of TWANG drop into the Henhouse, Mr. Duane Eddy himself! For those of you who don’t know him, Duane Eddy revolutionized the sound of the electric guitar and became the king of “twang” with his trusty Gretsch guitar in hand.

Source: Episode 11 – Duane Eddy (Part 1)


 

Lost in time

Source: stiffspeed


 

To imagine the ocean of the future: picture a writhing mass of unkillable tentacles, forever

Source: To imagine the ocean of the future: picture a writhing mass of unkillable tentacles, forever


 


 


 

Links for 12/31/15


 

The gigantic sand dunes in Cronulla, Sydney – close to the so-called birthplace of modern Australia – date back to mesolithic times. But over the past century they have been steadily encroached upon by human activity

Source: Cronulla sand dunes: the 15,000-year-old landscape that greed destroyed – in pictures | Australia news | The Guardian


 

As sea levels rise and streets begin to flood, South Florida confronts a bleak future.

Source: Miami is Flooding – The New Yorker


 

Links or 11/5/15


 

Source: In 1959, a white journalist traveled the Deep South posing as a black man. The conditions horrified him. / Boing Boing


 

[BreakingNews.ie] WHO are to warn about the cancer threat caused by eating processed meats.

Source: Processed meats ‘on same carcinogenic level as cigarettes’ in Headline says what? curated by Louisiana World Network #LWN


 

Source: Prepare to have your head ripped off by the buzzsaw guitar of Love Sculpture’s ‘Sabre Dance’ | Dangerous Minds


 

Forum topic created by Beertubes on October 30, 2015.

Source: SurfGuitar101.com | Forums: South East Asia Surf Music Movement


 

Source: El Niño w/Mark Sponsler | Swell Lines

Links for 10/22/15


 

Thiermann says he still gets harassed on occasion for rocking a wetsuit during his own TED Talk.

Source: $360M Can’t Be Wrong; Why Kyle Thiermann Redefines “Cool”


 

Source: 453 – Norrie Paramor – Shadows In Latin – AmbientExotica.com – Music Reviews of Ambient, Vaporwave & Tiki Exotica Albums


 

Super rare river sharks pop up after more than four decades of life in the shadows

Source: Catch of the Day


 

I started this article because I was researching a Scandinavian subculture of ‘greasers’ said to be responsible for Sweden having amassed more restored American 1950s cars than the […]

Source: The Swedish Subculture Hoarding More 1950s American Cars than the USA | Messy Nessy Chic


 


 

Bespoke, handcrafted spirits for the more discerning.

Source: Gestalten Explores Handcrafted Spirits in “Drink Different” Short Film


 

Have you ever stepped into a tiki bar and wondered, what bamboo aficionado made this place so convincing? Meet the king of kitsch himself, “Bamboo” Ben.

Source: Meet Bamboo Ben, Professional Tiki Bar Designer | Tales of the Cocktail