Links for 5/3/16

If the idea of a cross-country road trip to five Tiki bars in five different states seems daunting, The Hukilau will make it easy for you during the 15th annual gathering of Polynesian Pop enthusia…

Source: The Hukilau guests to take a Tiki Road Trip; new Shag merchandise in the works


 


 

History ( part 1 ) | Murph Guitars


 

Meet The Liverbirds: The all-girl Beatles who once toured with the Kinks and Rolling Stones | Dangerous Minds


 

Archaeologists say the mummified remains, found near one of the oldest cities in the Americas, probably belong to a noblewoman aged 40 to 50

Source: Discovery of 4,500-year-old female mummy sheds light on ancient Peru


 

Links for 5/2/16

The “Legal Literacy Test” Imposed On Artists By Lenz Decision Benefits Google, Violates Human Rights

Source: The “Legal Literacy Test” Imposed On Artists By Lenz Decision Benefits Google, Violates Human Rights | The Trichordist


 


 


 

BBC Global Dimming Documentary About Geoengineering & Global Warming


 


 

Are you looking for a way to get back to the good old days in one way or another? This classic hippy van is a way to do it without compromising your values

Source: Volkswagen Re-Releasing Classic Hippy Van As New Electric Version


 

Links for 4/23/16


 

Source: Put This On • The Miyuki-Zoku, 1964 David Marx posted this great…


 

Hardline tactics succeed in keeping outsiders away from Boyle Heights, the Latino community that is the last holdout to Los Angeles gentrification

Source: ‘Hope everyone pukes on your artisanal treats’: fighting gentrification, LA-style


 

Dancing auf dem Longboard


 

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/dweiner/a-beach-cruiser-finally-designed-to-survive-beach?ref=users


 

Fela Kuti’s jazzy, pre-Afrobeat party music


 

Links for 4/18/16

Home – Take Down / Stay Down


 

Last month made five years since the nuclear plant at Fukushima, Japan suffered meltdowns. The release of highly toxic radiation from the reactors was enormous, on the level of the Chernobyl disast…

Source: Fukushima Five Years After: Health Researchers Turn Blind Eye to Casualties


 

Source: O.C. History Roundup: Polynesians were first to settle Orange County


 

Analysis shows that the diminutive Homo floresiensis, died out at least 50,000 years ago, making competition with modern humans a likely cause

Source: ‘Hobbit-like’ hominins died out sooner than thought. Were humans to blame? | Science | The Guardian


 

In the late 1960s and early 1970s, the prestigious John Hinde Studio, based in Dublin, produced a series  of elaborately staged photographs that were made into popular postcards – sold at Butlins holiday camps throughout the UK. In those days more than a million Britons had a holiday at Butlins every year. Three photographers, two German (Elmar Ludwig and …

Source: Seventeen Fabulous John Hinde Butlin’s Postcards c.1970 – Flashbak

Links for 4/16/16


 

the pickle barrel


 

Findings published on Tuesday are likely to replay a debate among climate scientists that started when a draft version of the paper came out last year.

Source: Scientists Warn of Perilous Climate Shift Within Decades, Not Centuries


 

The US coast guard spotted castaways stranded on remote island near Micronesia three days after their boat capsized in south Pacific ocean

Source: Three men rescued off deserted island after spelling ‘help’ with palm leaves


 

Eden Ahbez – 14 rare/unreleased recordings – Hippie #1 – Fully annotated, with never before seen pictures. Guest appearances by Paul Horn and Eartha Kitt

Source: Eden Ahbez – Wild Boy – The Lost Songs Of Eden Ahbez


 

I’m a fisherman who dropped out of high school in 1986 at the age of 14. Over my lifetime, I’ve spent many nights in jai…

Source: The Seas Will Save Us: How an Army of Ocean Farmers are Starting an Economic Revolution — invironment — Medium

Links for 4/13/16

Photographs show insight into a dying 1,000-year-old tradition. Sailing peacefully across the river Li in Guilin, men fish without the aid of a rod, hook or bait, instead using a method which was first practised in 960AD

Source: Dying art of Chinese cormorant fishing – in pictures


 


 

A new study published in Nature suggests that the key to fighting climate change could be under our feet.

Source: Treating Soil A Little Differently Could Help It Store A Huge Amount Of Carbon | ThinkProgress


 

A new solar cell prototype developed by a team of scientists in Qingdao, China may change the way we use solar panels in the not so distant future. Solar panel technology has changed the way many people bring energy into their homes, but this type of technology has always posed one concern: panels cannot output […]

Source: Future Solar Panels Will Generate Energy From Raindrops –


 

The 1960s-style Berlinetta is an all-new sports car

Source: Retro To Go: The 1960s-style Berlinetta is an all-new sports car


 

Last month was the hottest March on record. The Arctic was literally was off-the-charts warm as its been all winter, which led to a record for the lowest maximum sea ice extent ever observed.

Source: Last Month Was The Hottest March In The Global Satellite Record, And The Arctic Is Still Sizzling


 

The U.S. Forest Service is proposing to give Nestle a five-year permit for bottled water operations in the San Bernardino Mountains.But the permit won’t be issued until a National Environmental Policy Act study is completed and the Fores

Source: New permit proposed for Nestle water extraction in San Bernardino mountains


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4a2tSJZ8NPU

This “olden style” rendition of the New Order classic Blue Monday uses only instruments available in the 1930s. Performed by Orkestra Obsolete, it features a theremin, a musical saw, a …

Source: Blue Monday performed with obsolete instruments

Links for 4/9/16

An inglorious Columbus; : Vining, Edward P. [from old catalog] : Free Download & Streaming : Internet Archive


 

The more egalitarian a society, the smaller the chance its citizens being ritually burned, bludgeoned or crushed to death under a new canoe, research shows

Source: Study shows human sacrifice was less likely in more equal societies | Science | The Guardian


 


 

Dirty Old Wedge is a 62 minute documentary about Southern California’s own bodysurfing magnet wave. We sat down with Director/Producer, Tim Burnham to learn more about his film and his proces…

Source: Dirty Old Wedge with Tim Burnham | Swell Lines


 

Here Today! The Songs Of Brian Wilson by Various Artists (Songwriter Series) on Ace Records

Source: Various Artists (Songwriter Series) – Here Today! The Songs Of Brian Wilson – Ace Records


 

Links for 4/7/16

The physics of ice predicts that sea level will rise twice as much by the end of the century as previously estimated.

Source: Why the New Sea Level Alarm Can’t Be Ignored


 

The issue can be overwhelming. The science is complicated. We get it. This is your cheat sheet.

Source: Short Answers to Hard Questions About Climate Change


 

Packaging of the World is a package design inspiration archive showcasing the best, most interesting and creative work worldwide.

Source: Ayvatú on Packaging of the World – Creative Package Design Gallery


 

Source: So You Want to Be a Rock ‘n’ Roll Star: Photos of the 1960’s Garage Band Explosion | Dangerous Minds


 


 

Alexander Selkirk – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia