Links for 7/10/16


The Jersey Shore circa 1901. “The Beach at Asbury Park.” 8×10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.

Source: 42,000 Days Ago …


Contagious Cancer Found in Shellfish

Links for 4/18/16

Home – Take Down / Stay Down


Last month made five years since the nuclear plant at Fukushima, Japan suffered meltdowns. The release of highly toxic radiation from the reactors was enormous, on the level of the Chernobyl disast…

Source: Fukushima Five Years After: Health Researchers Turn Blind Eye to Casualties


Source: O.C. History Roundup: Polynesians were first to settle Orange County


Analysis shows that the diminutive Homo floresiensis, died out at least 50,000 years ago, making competition with modern humans a likely cause

Source: ‘Hobbit-like’ hominins died out sooner than thought. Were humans to blame? | Science | The Guardian


In the late 1960s and early 1970s, the prestigious John Hinde Studio, based in Dublin, produced a series  of elaborately staged photographs that were made into popular postcards – sold at Butlins holiday camps throughout the UK. In those days more than a million Britons had a holiday at Butlins every year. Three photographers, two German (Elmar Ludwig and …

Source: Seventeen Fabulous John Hinde Butlin’s Postcards c.1970 – Flashbak

Links for 3/15/16

Schulterblicke | GuitarDoc – Werkstatt & Laden in Berlin


Surfers yesterday described Donald Trump’s €10m rock barrier plan to protect his golf resort at Doonbeg as ‘heavy-handed’.

Source: Surfers say Donald Trump’s €10m Doonbeg rock-barrier plan is heavy-handed | Irish Examiner


And hardly anybody dies while taking a selfie.

Source: More people are killed by tourist brochures than by sharks — Medium


Links for 10/10/14

This one U.S. hotspot produces the largest concentration of the greenhouse gas methane. Why?

Surfers Fear Climate Change Will Wipe Out Big Waves

Cave paintings change ideas about the origin of art