Links for 9/30/17

Built in 1883 by the eccentric Boston millionaire Franklin W. Smith as his winter home, Villa Zorayda was inspired by the 12th-century Moorish Alhambra Palace in Granada, Spain. (Wikipedia)Circa 1904. “Zorayda Club, King Street, St. Augustine, Florida.” 8×10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.

Source: Villa Zorayda: 1904 | Shorpy | #1 Old Photos


 


 

Tribes people from around the world are shown BBC news footage of Morris dancing.

Source: BBC Two – Tribes, Predators & Me, Web exclusive: Tribes react to Morris dancing


 

Source: Trash Isles: Could the Great Pacific Garbage Patch become an official nation? — Quartz


 

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


 

Source: ‘Non-drinkers deserve a great adult cocktail’: how alcohol-free spirits became a stealth hit | Life and style | The Guardian


 

new mix: EARRITATING (funk - psych - bolly - rock)

 

A longtime South Bay resident barrels through the wave of early-‘60s surf bands and clubs that once gave our Beach Cities a summer soundtrack.

Source: The South Bay Bands that Created the 60’s Surf Music Sound – Southbay Magazine

Links for 6/16/17

A Tip of the Hat to Skip Frye

Source: Pacific Longboarder


 

https://vimeo.com/217248618

Source: Pacific Longboarder


 

Sand will exit this beach mat and it will not return

Source: Boing Boing


 

Source: Woody’s Smorgasburger | Old L.A. Restaurants


 

Interview: John Severson | The Surfers Journal


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KDj2t4-bn1g

Why peeing on a jellyfish sting is actually a terrible idea

Source: Boing Boing

Links for 5/29/17

John Severson, Surfer Who Illustrated Allure of Waves, Dies at 83

Source: The New York Times


 

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

Source: Atlas Obscura


 


 

Tiki is making a comeback. Since the mid-90s, tiki subculture has morphed from sub rosa to vibrant in California.

Source: Kooky for Tiki? Check out this guy’s amazing Huntington Beach backyard – Orange County Register


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K1caW2HNbLk

 

Last fall The Ocean Cleanup found 1,000 large pieces of plastic in two hours in the Pacific Ocean during their first aerial reconnaissance mission. The Dutch foundation announced today they’ve…

Source: The Ocean Cleanup raises $21.7 million to begin cleaning Pacific Ocean

Links for 4/14/17

We Can’t Afford Cuts to Coastal Management | NRDC


 

Source: A crash course on creation myths / Boing Boing


 

Source: Inuit cartography: maps carved in driftwood / Boing Boing


 

There was no desire to shatter the square society…only to elude it

Source: History Of Surfing: Surfing’s Beat Generation


 

https://vimeo.com/205239247


 

In Logs we Trust

https://vimeo.com/204297189

Links for 2/15/17

Cult band begin a deluxe reissue campaign to release their long out-of-print back catalogue!

Source: Dengue Fever announce deluxe reissues


 

The first new record-pressing machines built in over 30 years are finally online.

Source: Meet the Warm Tone, the Software-Controlled Record Press Fueling Vinyl’s Comeback


 

Why Monsanto Wants Me In Jail | Patreon


 

Wiki page on Native Americans in America.

Source: Native Americans Project Space Page


 

A memo leaked today orders all of the bureaus of the Department of Interior, which includes the Bureau of Land Management, US Fish and Wildlife Service, National Park Service, Bureau of Ocean Energ…

Source: Leaked Memo Silences Department of Interior | The Wildlife News


 

https://vimeo.com/197551630

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


 

 

Links for 1/23/17

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

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8lV3YRJKLq8

 

https://vimeo.com/198454275

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Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


 

Source: The real story of Sea Monkeys