Links 1/5/18

‘If there’s an ocean, maybe there’s surf’: Bruce Brown on making The Endless Summer


 

Ensuring Climate Data Remains Public


 

Lance, Miki and Bruce Brown’s brilliant voice-over – the set-up of The Endless Summer


 

Declaración sobre la Visita a EE. UU., por el Profesor Philip Alston, Relator Especial de las Naciones Unidas sobre la pobreza extrema y los derechos humanos*


 

Why Glitter Must Be Banned | Alternet


 

Cheapest electricity on the planet is Mexican solar power at 1.77¢/kWh – record 1¢/kWh coming in 2019, sooner | Electrek

Links for 12/31/17

Photos: Malick Sidibe Shows Mali’s Youth With A Groovy ‘Twist’


 

Wan Chai: Sex, Dives and Bar Cards From 1970s Hong Kong


 

Seaside Casino: 1905


 

How Big Oil Lost Control of Its Climate Misinformation Machine


 

New lab-bred super corals could help avert global reef wipeout


 

Tiki


 

Sustainable Package Design is a Must to Tackle Pollution Crisis


 

Barracuda and surfer dude… 1964 Plymouth press release photo


 

New evacuations ordered as California Thomas wildfire rages


 

After You Finish Your Drink, You Can Eat This New Edible Straw


 

The Downtown LA that just won’t quit


 

The Fight Against The Tiny Plastic Pellets Choking Our Oceans


 

Ice Apocalypse | Grist


 


 

Links for 12/26/17

Living in a parking lot amid Santa Barbara’s wealth is a kind of middle-class homelessness


 

Pachucos: Not Just Mexican-American Males or Juvenile Delinquents


 

A Beautiful Pandemonium


 

Seven charts that explain the plastic pollution problem


 

This Seaweed-Based Edible Packaging Could Help Save Our Seas


 

The never before seen images were taken by photographer Hugh Holland, and are being run in a Hollywood gallery as part of an exhibition called Silver. Skate. Seventies.

Source: California skateboarding revolution captured in photos | Daily Mail Online


 


 

Ignored By Big Telecom, Detroit’s Marginalized Communities Are Building Their Own Internet – Motherboard

Links for 12/19/12

Checkmate: how do climate science deniers’ predictions stack up?


 

This skate company is turning guns into skateboards


 

Climate change has created massive blooms of ecologically disruptive jellyfish, but luckily they’re delicious


 

Bartend Against: Helping Communities Across the Globe


 

“Pacific Vibrations” 1970 “Brave Ulysses”, Ashish & Randy’s Music


 

Bros go to LA city council to speak for house parties


 

The problem with nuclear waste


 

Source: House Preparing to Sacrifice Right Whales for Big Oil


 

MCS joins 150 organisations backing call to ban oxo-degradable plastic packaging | Marine Conservation Society

Links for 12/5/17

Rich Roat, House Industries founder, dies


 

The news on “The Reef Beneath” – from the largest living structure on earth


 

Buckminster Fuller’s Map of the World: The Innovation that Revolutionized Map Design (1943)


 

Weird Waves: The Gudauskas bros, Gerry Lopez, Dylan Graves and Hannah Scott “surfing” 200 miles from the coast


 

Trump Is No Teddy Roosevelt to America’s Outdoorsmen | NRDC


 

Yup, the World’s Still Warming and Humans are to Blame | NRDC


 

Black Magic | Modern Tiki


 

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Become a patron of Dr. Wallace ‘J’ Nichols today: Read 41 posts by Dr. Wallace ‘J’ Nichols and get access to exclusive content and experiences on the world’s largest membership platform for artists and creators.

Source: Dr. Wallace ‘J’ Nichols is creating a movement, for water. | Patreon

Links for 11/19/17

Aloha Oe, South London Pacific. After over 15 years of tiki merriment and mirth we’re moving on. Re-opening as the tikitastic Cock Tavern shortly

Source: South London Pacific


 

Source: 24 Hours of Reality: Be the Voice of Reality  | Climate Reality


 

Source: New Zealand’s War on Rats Could Change the World – The Atlantic


 

Source: Easter Island candidate puts self-rule on ballot in Chile election | World news | The Guardian


 

Source: Congress: Biggest Attack on Marine Mammals in Decades | NRDC


 

Source: Teasers & Trailers – Flake & Flames


 

An algae-powered wooden motorcycle? The concept isn’t too far out, considering algae has been used to create everything from eco-friendly sneakers to living lamps that absorb CO2. There’s even…

Source: Dutch designer creates a wooden motorcycle powered by algae

Links for 11/9/17


 

Source: Australian Lawmakers Propose Outlawing Parody, Having A Sense Of Humor | Techdirt


 

Source: Under – Snøhetta


 

Can it be true? A working ‘Dick Tracy Wrist Watch’

Source: Can it be true? A working ‘Dick Tracy Wrist Watch’


 

Languages of the US before European Colonisation


 

Source: Zealandia drilling reveals secrets of sunken lost continent | World news | The Guardian


 

Tiki drinking first bloomed after Prohibition, and now—after a protracted decline—it has returned, integrated into the larger classic cocktail canon.

Source: The Birth, Death and Rebirth of Tiki

Links for 10/16/17

Source: Could these flip-flops save the earth?


 

Johhe rules the dancefloor at the Jam Jam club in Kobe. He spins, shuffles and launches a series of high kicks: his baggy trousers billowing as he syncs his moves to the steady tempo of singer Luther Ingram’s 1967 non-hit If It’s All the Same to You Babe.

Source: Inside Japan’s northern soul movement: Where UK’s retro music rules below the streets of Kobe | The Independent


 

Nestlé continues to pump millions of gallons of public water from public land, claiming it’s their right. But can they prove it? Sign the petition now!

Source: Tell Nestlé to Prove Its Water Right! | Story of Stuff


 

Source: Oil and Plastic Are Choking Planet Earth: We Have to Stop Pretending This Isn’t a Problem | Alternet


 

Source: Alaska’s Permafrost Is Thawing – The New York Times


 

The story of how I discovered the Morro Bay Skateboarding Museum may be one of the most odd coincidences I’ve experienced in my skateboarding career, so far.Pi

Source: Morro Bay Skateboard Museum | Concrete Wave Magazine


 

Source: Why is it Every Time We Turn Over a Pirate Rock White Nationalists, Nazi’s and Bigots Scurry Out? | The Trichordist


 


 

Source: If you have $50k, you might be able to buy this iconic 1969 dune buggy / Boing Boing


 

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 9/17/17

Source: Have You Heard of The Great Forgetting? It Happened 10,000 Years Ago & Completely Affects Your Life


 

With her buttoned-up style, work with the UN, and name like a plucky character in a certain English wizard series, Delia Derbyshire may not seem a likely pioneer of experimental electronic music.

Source: Two Documentaries Introduce Delia Derbyshire, the Pioneer in Electronic Music | Open Culture


 

Source: Tidal Power – A Growing, Significant Source Of Renewable Energy | Seeking Alpha


 


 

Source: California Locales Sue Fossil Fuel Companies for Rising Seas – Scientific American