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Classic Surf Vehicles Set To Make a Big Splash At Kingscliff
Iraq Museum takes unusual step of allowing objects to leave country to show their significance amid Isis’s ‘nihilistic’ destruction
The ocean is going to be significantly higher than previously understood, according to the latest national assessment of sea level rise.Will President Trump and his appointees roll back policies to address the impacts of climate change—like sea level rise.
Video: Hobie Team Bootleg, Early ’60s
Mark Zuckerberg is the 6th richest person on the planet. Facebook is the 6th largest company in the world by market cap. By any measure Facebook is the world’s largest media company a…
Global research group will trace Totten glacier’s history back to last ice age, in hope of predicting future melting patterns
As I sit here at my desk writing, I am listening to the Longines Symphonette Society’s version of My Favorite Things. You may think this is a hyper-hip new group that one finds on KCRW. But it is not. It is as easy listening as it sounds. It amazes me that I can find such a wealth of easy listening on Spotify. Why would hipsters listen to The Melachrino Strings and Orchestra’s Music for Romance? They may be cool and have beards, bangs, and beanies, but I’m sure even hipsters entertain. And perhaps they would prefer the dulcite tones of Lawrence Welk during dinner rather than STRFKR.On that note, I pulled out some of my favorite records. It’s easy to make fun of the design of these, but is that really fair? Yes, they have sexual overtones and everyone has a doped up rufie and druggy look. But consider the audience. These records were played during dinner or cocktail parties. Perhaps the goal was a swingers type situation with guests. Then they are perfect. Or, one’s date might put one on the hi-fi, turn the lights low, ply a date with alcohol and… Again, the form and content address the message.I will admit, I love the A Man and A Woman cover.
Man has lived alone in Colorado ghost town for 40 years
Why rethink this perfect vessel? To turn it into a thing of beauty.
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The Blue Hub is the JRC in-house platform to perform research in the fields of maritime surveillance and Maritime Situational Awareness (MSA). The Blue Hub platform integrates vessel positioning data, contextual information and satellite based imagery to track some 160.000 vessels in real-time.
Temperatures in parts of the Arctic are expected to rise above 0C for the second winter in a row
Wißt ihr wie ihr im Longboardbusiness in kürzester Zeit eine Million Euro nach Hause bringt? Nein? Ganze einfach: Investiert einfach zwei Millionen. Mit Glück bleibt dann eine Million übrig. Das nicht alles immer nur fun sport ist, bekommen derzeit die amerkikanischen Hersteller zu spüren. Etliche Firmen sind in unruhige Fahrwasser geraten und kämpfen um das …
This handsome and heartfelt documentary takes us into the world of the Gaza Strip’s surfing enthusiasts, and reveals a formidable resilience pulsing within a beleaguered population.
Source: Gaza Surf Club
Horace Poolaw’s photography is unearthed at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian
Young ripper Santi Domingorena is probably one of the best groms out there on the Island. He has a great ability to make everything seem much easier than it is.
At 88, Morricone is a towering presence in film history. As he celebrates 60 years in music, the Italian composer talks shoots, scores and the masterpieces we missed
Logging With Love / Norway
The story of how the Sámi received a report documenting human rights abuses at Standing Rock — and used it to pressure Norway’s largest bank to divest from the Dakota Access pipeline — illustrates how international networks of Indigenous people are challenging the power structure behind the oppression of Indigenous people all around the world.
Video: Just Killer: the Byron Section
We have been at war in Syria over pipelines since 1949. This is just the next mad phase.
North Dakota regulators accuse company of failing to disclose the discovery of Native American symbolic stones on a site where construction was planned
Living Planet Index shows vertebrate populations are set to decline by 67% on 1970 levels unless urgent action is taken to reduce humanity’s impact
More on soft climate denial: acknowledging that climate change is a serious threat but being unwilling to take sufficient steps to combat it.
From 1820 to 2013, 79 million people obtained lawful permanent resident status in the United States. The interactive map below visualizes all of them based on their prior country of residence. The brightness of a country corresponds to its total migration to the U.S. at the given time. Use the controls at the bottom to stop / […]
Avalon 1964, With Midget Farrelly and Bobby Brown
Australia’s world heritage site is the largest living thing on Earth. But warm water driven by El Niño is bleaching the reef, and a recent report calls for it to be listed as in danger