Links for 9/23/16

Why The Streaming Business Model Is Broken – MTT – Music Think Tank


 

Clues left in genes of modern populations in Australian and Papua New Guinea enable scientists to trace remarkable journey made by first human explorers

Source: Indigenous Australians most ancient civilisation on Earth, DNA study confirms | Australia news | The Guardian


 

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


 

This map ranks the world’s oceans by the amount of plastic floating on the surface.

Source: Plastic pollution: which two oceans contain the most? | World Economic Forum


 

Cyrus Sutton & Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsula

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


 


 

Links for 9/17/16

This year is on track to be the third consecutive hottest year on record. Where does that heat go? The oceans, mostly.

Source: Oceans Are Absorbing Almost All of the Globe’s Excess Heat


 

Former residents and environmental campaigners to launch a lawsuit against Pentagon’s plans to use the Marianas islands for bombing practice

Source: Pågan: the tropical paradise the US wants to turn into a war zone | World news | The Guardian


 

Latraac is a skate bowl and social space in a drug-infested area of Athens – part of a new wave of creative projects transforming the city’s fortunes.

Source: The architect building his own skate oasis in the ruins of the Greek crisis


 

teleSUR spoke with the lawyer coordinating legal advice and representation for protesters at the North Dakota camps.

Source: What You May Not Know About the Dakota Access Pipeline | Opinion | teleSUR English


 

WPRK Salutes “Love & Mercy” Film Release : WPRK FM : Free Download & Streaming : Internet Archive


 

 


 


 

Source: His Knibs classic men’s style: Levi’s Vintage Clothing 1960s Casuals Stripe Tee

 

 

Links for 9/14/16

Los Angeles owes a huge debt to Charles and Ray Eames, who helped champion the city as an exceptional home base from which to design and innovate. But there’s more to L.A. design history than just the Eameses’ story. Throughout the 20th century, L.A.’s delightful climate, strong manufacturing base and

Source: Beyond the Eameses: Seven Things You Might Not Know About L.A.’s Rich Design History – Core77


 


 


 

We’re under attack by a powerful enemy—and our only hope is to mobilize like we did in WWII.

Source: We Need to Literally Declare War on Climate Change | New Republic


 

Michael Hoexter, Ph.D.ContentsConventional “Hard” Climate DenialA Web of Soft Climate DenialThe Foundations of Soft Climate Denial in EconomicsSettling on Neoliberal, “Mark

Source: Living in the Web of Soft Climate Denial – New Economic PerspectivesNew Economic Perspectives


 

Source: VIDEO: An Introduction to Carbon Pricing | Climate Reality


 

Announcement comes as Xi Jinping and Barack Obama are expected to meet ahead of the start of the G20 to make a joint statement on climate change

Source: China ratifies Paris climate change agreement | World news | The Guardian


 

Links for 9/12/16

Brian Wilson Radio Show Tribute (Sept 2016, Central FL, USA) : Magic Transistor Radio : Free Download & Streaming : Internet Archive


 

Perhaps that’s a tad bit hyperbolic.  I mean it’s probably unfair to compare Google to meth-heads and low grade strippers.   Clearly Google and its DC proxies are much more dishonest an…

Source: Like a Meth and Vodka Fueled Low Grade Stripper Google Doesn’t Give a Shit and Goes Hog Wild in Last Days of Obama Administration | The Trichordist


 

Byron Surf Fest Is Back – & Here’s the Schedule

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


 

An increase in water temperatures is having a profound effect that, with hidden stores of frozen methane thawing out, will soon start to feed on itself

Source: The oceans are heating up. That’s a big problem on a blue planet | Bill McKibben | Opinion | The Guardian


 

Experts warn there may be no unspoilt places left within a century as report shows an area twice the size of Alaska has been lost since 1993

Source: Humans have destroyed a tenth of Earths wilderness in 25 years – study | Environment | The Guardian


 


 


 

Source: Crabs With Beach Trash Homes – Okinawa, Japan


 


 

Links for 9/3/16

A poll from Greenpeace found that almost two thirds of people in the UK think microbeads should be banned

Source: How the microbead ban could help solve a massive problem


 

Barry Nuttall was a housing protester like no other. Dressed as a second world war US general, he formed a small army to resist Hull council’s demolition plans. When his home was destroyed, he lived in a camp amid the rubble. Thirty years on, Stephen Walsh goes in search of Nuttall’s legacy

Source: The extraordinary story of Hull’s ‘major general’ and the siege of Wyndham Street


 

Carbios has been granted two key US patents a novel plastic-degrading microorganism and creation of plastics with a customized lifespan.

Source: French Biodegradable Plastics get new key US Patents


 

‘Bayou Maharajah’, a critically-acclaimed documentary about the life, work and struggles of piano virtuoso James Booker will begin streaming on Netflix.

Source: James Booker Documentary Coming to Netflix in September


 

Fossil finds in China are challenging ideas about the evolution of modern humans and our closest relatives.

Source: How China is rewriting the book on human origins


 

Cars restricted to 5mph over 60 blocks of Financial District at weekend, as transport department runs Shared Streets event inspired by Bogotá and Paris

Source: A new New York? Manhattans oldest neighbourhood goes car-free, kind of …

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 8/29/16

Ten Clear Signs Our Climate Is Changing | Climate Reality


 

A California biotech company receives funding to commercialise algae-based prawns, in an attempt to get people switching to more sustainable diets

Source: Synthetic prawns: a bid to make ‘seafood’ that’s sustainable and slavery-free | Environment | The Guardian


 

Hi-tech imaging has revealed exceptionally rare manuscript overlaid by 16th-century deerhide document held at Oxford University

Source: Hidden codex may reveal secrets of life in Mexico before Spanish conquest | Science | The Guardian


 

Long before Columbus reached the Americas, Cahokia was the biggest, most cosmopolitan city north of Mexico. Yet by 1350 it had been deserted by its native inhabitants the Mississippians – and no one is sure why

Source: Lost cities #8: mystery of Cahokia – why did North America’s largest city vanish? | Cities | The Guardian


 

Sound Explosion! Inside LA’s Sound Factory With The Wrecking Crew by . For Wreck-heads everywhere. Record Collector is the world’s leading authority on rare and collectable records

Source: Sound Explosion! Inside LA’s Sound Factory With The Wrecking Crew – Record Collector Magazine


 

Source: Mory Madness: An Obsession – Electric Deer Guitarworks

Links for 8/21/16


 

 


 

Maps lie: countries that fit inside other countries

Source: Maps lie: countries that fit inside other countries


 

Die Forscherin Sylvia Earle warnt vor einer historischen Krise der Ozeane. 90 Prozent der großen Fische und die Hälfte aller Korallen sind bereits verschwunden. Ist der Ozean noch zu retten?

Source: Bedrohter Ozean: „Das Paradies geht verloren“


 

With the Summer Olympics upon us, we are reminded of the highest levels of human athleticism. Swimming is an event closely related to all bodysurfers. At an Olympic level, swimming is an incredible…

Source: Competitive Swimming and Bodysurfing | Swell Lines


 

This Crazy Vintage Ceramic Guitar Is a Mystery No More—Here’s Who Made It