Links for 1/22/16

8 track album

Source: AL ZMAN SAIB | Habibi Funk Records


 


 

Vultures wearing GoPros are patrolling Lima’s skies for polluters—and saving the city from itself

Source: From Zero to Hero


 

Scientists find that the world’s oceans are storing vastly more heat than before.

Source: This is where 90 percent of global warming is going – The Washington Post


 


 

Source: Holy shit: Scarfolk TV is coming | Dangerous Minds


 

The Beatles’ Revolution 9 brought experimental music to a global audience, but their radio soundworld wouldn’t have been possible without Stockhausen’s ‘music of the whole world’

Source: Crackle goes pop: how Stockhausen seduced the Beatles

Links for 1/18/16

Seismologists’ warnings about hydraulic fracturing and wastewater disposal divide residents, politicians and companies in Colorado and Oklahoma, while temblors increase around the region

Source: Fracking shakes the American west: ‘a millennium’s worth of earthquakes’ | Environment | The Guardian


 


 

Improvements in the travel industry are helping us all to be greener globetrotters, writes Lucy Siegle

Source: The eco guide to booking a holiday | Lucy Siegle


 


 

Responding to overwhelming consumer demand to be kept in the dark about where meat comes from, the government has relaxed the relevant labeling requirements. After more than a decade of wrangling, …

Source: They don’t have to tell you where meat comes from anymore


 

TRNN correspondent Dimitri Lascaris talks to former UN Ambassador of Bolivia Pablo Solon, who says the final Paris agreement is headed towards the creation of carbon markets with terms to be settled in future COP meetings

Source: Former Bolivian UN Ambassador: COP21 Draft Text Shows Plans to Further Commodify Nature

Links for 1/16/16


 

Why the methane from California’s massive leak is such bad news for the climate

Source: Why the methane from California’s massive leak is such bad news for the climate


 

This has been a remarkable year for the oceans. Marine scientist Douglas McCauley presents his list of 2015’s most significant ocean events.

Source: 2015’s top 10 developments for the ocean


 

Although aviation was left out of the climate treaty adopted in December, reducing emissions remains a priority at the core of several research efforts.

Source: Rethinking the Airplane, for Climate’s Sake



 

She’s a successful musician in what is very much a man’s world, she was the youngest session musician in Motown’s history, has been the percussionist on some of the finest records ever and played with the likes of Janis Joplin, Stevie Wonder, Bill Withers, Marvin Gaye, Carole King and the Incredible Bongo Band. We reckon [&hellip

Source: Bobbye Hall – The Queen of Percussion Drumming – Voices of East Anglia

Links for 1/14/16


 

C’est avec un vrai frisson et beaucoup de plaisir que nous mettons notre nouveau site en ligne afin de vous faire partager notre passion ! Nous y sommes, Swincar prend vie après de nombreuses années […]

Source: SWINCAR le véhicule électrique tout terrain innovant


 


 

Climate Home: fluential financial body estimates $30/tonne tax on emissions from international transport could have raised $25bn in 2014

Source: IMF calls for carbon tax on ships and planes


 

DWM Music offers the best in Blues, Surf and Rockabilly CDs from independent artists and small labels.

Source: DWM Music Company | Blues CDs | Surf CDs | Rockabilly CDs

Links for 1/12/16

Taylor Swift is the corn syrup of the music world. Overly sweet, bland, and just plain unhealthy for you. Before a horde of Taylor Swift fans chastise me with cute, cliché phrases like “Music taste is subjective!” Swift’s music suffers from a very real audio problem:

Source: Why Modern Music Sucks: The Loudness Wars – Upvoted


 

Improvements in the travel industry are helping us all to be greener globetrotters, writes Lucy Siegle

Source: The eco guide to booking a holiday | Lucy Siegle | Environment | The Guardian


 


 

What happens when the planet loses some of its ability to cool itself?

Source: Extreme Research Shows How Arctic Ice Is Dwindling


 

Links for 1/11/16

Christopher Ulman is the four-time national and international whistling champion. Among other tricks, he does not kiss anyone 24 hours before a performance because kissing “makes your lips mu…

Source: Listen to the best whistler in the world


 


 

This has been a remarkable year for the oceans. Marine scientist Douglas McCauley presents his list of 2015’s most significant ocean events.

Source: 2015’s top 10 developments for the ocean


 

Following on from our Sidewalk Surfers post in March 2012 we now go back to the very beginnings of the skateboarding scene with a short 1965 Palme d’Or winning film called Skaterdater. We’ll leave you to guess what the film was about but there are two big clues in the title.  This was the first [&hellip

Source: Skaterdater – 1965 Short Film – Voices of East Anglia


 

The legislature has been ducking the issue of beach access since time immemorial, but a recent court decision forces the legislators to face the issue

Source: Court decision muddies the waters on beach access; legislators must clear it up | Mulshine

Links for 12/31/15


 

The gigantic sand dunes in Cronulla, Sydney – close to the so-called birthplace of modern Australia – date back to mesolithic times. But over the past century they have been steadily encroached upon by human activity

Source: Cronulla sand dunes: the 15,000-year-old landscape that greed destroyed – in pictures | Australia news | The Guardian


 

As sea levels rise and streets begin to flood, South Florida confronts a bleak future.

Source: Miami is Flooding – The New Yorker


 

Links for 12/19/15

“Acapulco, 1961.” Our third and final visit with the cast of this short-lived NBC detective series starring James Coburn and Ralph Taeger. 4×5 negative from the Shorpy Publicity Department archive.

Source: Low Tide: 1961


 

What Is No Pop And Why I Will Use This Tag On All Future Releases

Source: What Is No Pop And Why I Will Use This Tag On All Future Releases – MTT – Music Think Tank


 

Two days after #COP21 agreement, India says it’s still planning to double its coal output

Source: India still plans to double its coal output by 2020.


 

The coming energy crunch will lead to volatile prices and an overall long-term economic contraction…A new type of institution is needed to handle non-debt finance. It should help promoters plan their projects and then find outside investor-partners in return for a share of each project’s income rather than its profits. <div class=

Source: The Mondragon bank – an old model for a new type of finance