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 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 2/19/17

Dem Häuptlingssohn, bestaunt im kolonialen Menschenzoo, gelang ein rasanter Aufstieg. Martin Dibobe kam 1896 aus Kamerun nach Berlin. Er wurde Schlosser, Zugführer, Beamter. Und Vorkämpfer für die Rechte der Afrikaner.

Source: Martin Dibobe, preußischer Afro-Sozi: Black Power im Kaiserreich


 

Can Preservationists Save L.A.’s Late Modernist Landmarks? – Architecture Lab


 

When strong winds prevented filmmaker Jo Ruxton from sending a submarine to her chosen recording location off the coast of Marseille, she was naturally nervous.

Source: Our seas have become a plastic graveyard – but can technology turn the tide?


 

That Sushi May Contain a Tract-Invading Parasitic Tapeworm


 

Carbon Tracker Initiative’s Luke Sussams says the dropping costs of renewable energy could see global demand for oil and coal peak by 2020

Source: Solar Created More Jobs in 2016 Than Oil, Gas and Coal Combined


 

Despite having celebrated a victory against the corporation who was constructing the Dakota Access Pipeline, water protectors everywhere might be having to head out into the freezing cold once again to defend the sacred land and valuable waterways. This is because President Donald Trump is expected to go forward with plans to sign an executive

Source: Trump to Sign Executive Order Pushing Through Construction of DAPL & Keystone XL Pipeline – The Ring of Fire Network

Links for 12/11/16

Companies and individuals have a duty to recycle everything possible and to create and use more sustainable packaging

Source: Modern life is rubbish: we dont need all this packaging | Guardian Sustainable Business | The Guardian


 

After many young people fled in the face of worsening droughts, tropical storms, coral bleaching, coastal inundation and flooding, some are choosing to return

Source: Despite climate change exodus, some Marshall Islanders head back home | World news | The Guardian


 

Video: Band of Frequencies – Men of Wood & Foam

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


 

Source: Santa Monica’s lost Googie diner may reopen


 

https://vimeo.com/63958057


 

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

Links for 8/31/16

An international trade deal being negotiated in secret is a “turbo-charged privatisation pact” that poses a threat to democratic sovereignty and “the very concept of public services”, campaigners have warned.

Source: The new TTIP? Meet TISA, the ‘secret privatisation pact that poses a threat to democracy’


 

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


 

The Portuguese government has authorized some companies to prospect for oil & gas in Algarve, the southernmost region of Portugal

Source: Keepers of the Coast – Offshore oil and gaz drilling projects in Portugal


 

How New Yorker Sy Devore became Hollywood’s swankiest tailor

Source: The Man Who Dressed Elvis Presley


 

Hamptons features on real estate, art and culture, entertainment, celebrities, style, parties and events in the Hamptons, community news, vineyards and restaurant guides covering the Hamptons and north Fork of Long Island, New York.

Source: Surfrider Foundation To Host “Two Coasts: One Ocean” In Montauk And Malibu | Out And About | For The Cause


 

Source: Consent Decree Impact Infographic – MTT – Music Think Tank

Links for 6/15/16

Download this 100% free Summer Lines Icon EPS vector pack with icons of the beach, summer activities, clothes, food, weather and events.

Source: Summer Line Icon Pack Free Vector EPS Download | JUST™ Creative


 

California Primaries


 

Do you remember Bamboobee? The regrettably-named company first released a jig and bamboo tube set back in 2014, promising to make the DIY-minded bike lover into a bona fide bike builder. It featured a flat packing jig with a cool design, but I had reservations about the frame sizing, as

Source: Build A Bamboo Bike In Under 5 Hours


 

Its Official: US International Trade Commission Predicts Negligible Economic Benefits From TPP | Techdirt


 

Links for 6/5/16

The new, unelected government is reversing progressive measures by President Dilma Rousseff by taking over Indigenous land and attacking labor laws.

Source: Brazil Coup Govt Moves to Change Definition of Slavery | News | teleSUR English


 

Last week two activities were executed: The presentation of a booklet on penal environmental legislation, and the organization of an introductory course on environmental law.

Source: Sea Shepherd Conservation Society Promotes Environmental Law in Galapagos – Sea Shepherd Conservation Society


 

https://vimeo.com/146936792


 

the vault of the atomic space age


 

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Source: Westside Historic : Photo


 


 


 

In California today, a grand jury indicted the Plains All-American Pipeline and one of the oil company’s employees on criminal charges over the massive 2015 oil spill in Santa Barbara County.

Source: Texas oil firm indicted in massive 2015 oil spill off coast of Santa Barbara, CA