Links for 6/2/17

Australian convict pirates in Japan: evidence of 1830 voyage unearthed | Australia news | The Guardian


 

Vintage Air India route map on a souvenir hand fan

Source: Boing Boing


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Se55CCdfaOA

Source: Forget Everything You Learned In Economics. You Were Totally Lied To.


 

Dakota Access Pipeline already Leaking Oil & not Completed


 

We just discovered A Future on Wheels, a longboarding project in Cambodia, that teamed-up with local NGO OBT (Organization for the basic training) to bring

Source: A Future on Wheels – Longboarding Project in Cambodia » Blog Archive » Longboard Girls Crew


 

The Decolonial Atlas | Re-imagining the world.

Links for 6/1/17

Cadillac Wheels wurde mit der Erfindung des binnen weniger Jahre zum Marktführer. Aber nichts ist für die Ewigkeit. VENI.VIDI. VICI.PERII.

Source: Cadillac Wheels – Wie das Rad neu erfunden wurde.


 

The Fallacy of Endless Economic Growth – Pacific Standard


 

While restoring one of the exploration huts in Antarctica, Conservators of the New Zealand Antarctic Heritage Trust discovered a box that turned out to be a remarkable treasure. It contained 22 never-before-seen cellulose nitrate negatives

Source: 100-Year-Old Box of Negatives Discovered Frozen In Block of Antarctica’s Ice – Abandoned Spaces


 


 

We all know that spending time outdoors is good for you on both a physical and mental level, but the benefits of spending time specifically at the beach have just been revealed. That incredible feeling of peace and calmness that you experience at the beach is now being referred to as “blue space.” That’s what […]

Source: According to scientists, visiting the beach can change your brain in an incredible way


 

Shoreline variability of an urban beach fronted by a beachrock reef from video imagery


 

This is Mohammad Mohiedine Anis 70, who has parked his classic collection of American cars in the al-Shaar neighbourhood of Aleppo while civil war raged all around.

Source: Meet Aleppo’s classic car collector who refused to leave | Daily Mail Online

Links for 1/5/17

The debate over the so-called global warming ‘pause’ just got reopened.

Source: NOAA challenged the global warming ‘pause.’ Now new research says the agency was right – The Washington Post


 

Honey Skateboards


 

Source: Drinking Your Way Through ‘The Waldorf Astoria Bar Book’


 

Handmade models of classic midcentury Palm Springs houses.

Source: Palm Springs midcentury modern in miniature: Mini City by McKean Studio | Retro to Go


 

Melanesians may carry genetic evidence of a previously unknown extinct human relative.

Quelle: DNA data offer evidence of unknown extinct human relative | Science News

Links for 1/2/17

GhostShip: Mourn the Dead: Fight Like Hell For The Living- Guest Post by Marc Ribot | The Trichordist


 

Ron ‘Canoe’ Drummond was an author and surf pioneer whose massive 6’6 frame was eclipsed only by his passion for the Ocean. Drummond self-published The Art of Wave Riding at 24 ye…

Source: Sandy Pages: The Art of Wave Riding | Swell Lines


 

Eating at all of LA’s grand old restaurants and dives, one at a time


 

Most skaters know the commonly accepted story of how modern skateboarding was invented and popularized: In the 1950s, surfers who wanted to experience the sensation of riding waves on concrete started to disassemble roller skates and attach them to wooden boards.Surf shops and manufacturers began producing skateboards to capitalize on this newly forming market in the early 1960s. These boards looked like small surfboards.

Quelle: The Prehistoric Skateboard? | Jenkem Magazine


 

Tractor pull goes amazingly wrong

Links for 12/1/16

Morro Bay Skateboard Museum Fundraiser 2016


 

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.

Source: How Indigenous Activists in Norway Got the First Bank to Pull Out of the Dakota Access Pipeline


 

https://vimeo.com/62814864


 

Video: Just Killer: the Byron Section

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


 
Source: Iraqi Twitter account reveals lost beauty of Baghdad

Links for 11/23/16

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xvB6O7SiMc0

 

It’s Not Climate Change ?- ?It’s Everything Change


 

George Takei: “They interned my family. Don’t let them do it to Muslims.” / Boing Boing


 

Grasberg mine in the Indonesian region has been a source of untold wealth for its owners, but local communities say it has brought poverty and oppression

Source: The $100bn gold mine and the West Papuans who say they are counting the cost | Susan Schulman | Global development | The Guardian


 

https://vimeo.com/190232433

Video: Maybe Tomorrow

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f0H7g2b-MLQ

 

Researchers used bone collagen (protein) sequences to determine the species of 20 previously unidentifiable bone fragments

Quelle: Britain’s Last Hunter-Gatherers Discovered Using Breakthrough Analysis of Bone Fragments | Lab Manager


 

https://vimeo.com/63782369


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fzhwXXyOo5A

Links for 4/26/16

Enter surfing’s secret garden and get ready for the ride of your life

Source: Enter surfing’s secret garden and get ready for the ride of your life | Richard Williams | Sport | The Guardian


 

Introducing the Bahne Bamboo Tiki Longboard. This is a top of the line 44″ (111.76cm) classic longboard cruiser featuring a multi-ply hard wood maple & beautiful artisan Bamboo deck, rugged aluminum trucks & durable 70mm PU wheels.

Source: Bahne – Bamboo Tiki 44″ Longboard – Bahne Skateboards


 

Authorities are investigating whether pollution is to blame for a spate of mysterious mass fish deaths along the country’s central coast

Source: Vietnam investigates mass fish deaths


 

https://vimeo.com/148431072

Links for 1/28/16

“These traditions come from Neolithic times — from shamanism — and they have never stopped,” said Mr. Fréger,

Source: European Masquerades: Pagan Costumes Of The Light Continent’s Wilder Men – Flashbak


 

https://vimeo.com/85534486


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LL_tVXnw9ig

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V__e51MyMLs


 

The Beach Boys film Love and Mercy portrays Brian Wilson as experiencing music playing constantly in his head. A growing body of research suggests that this rare phenomenon might have been behind his creative talent

Source: Was musical memory the secret to Brian Wilson’s genius? | Music | The Guardian


 

Source: A Story as Sharp as a Knife – inside the vibrant art of the Haida | Creative Review


 

https://vimeo.com/150528002


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L17pVah_sGY

 

The public are being enlisted to read through detailed logs of whaling ships which include records of ice flows and weather conditions

Source: The 19th-century whaling logbooks that could help scientists understand climate change

Links for 12/29/15

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ny_0ozF-7wU

 

Here’s a Tiki carving skateboard deck.

Source: Mindless Longboards Tribal Rogue II Deck online kaufen bei blue-tomato.com


 

https://vimeo.com/89830037


 

This methane gas disaster is worse than can be sufficiently described in words.

Source: Unstoppable California Gas Leak Being Called Worst Catastrophe Since BP Spill

Links for 12/11/15

Source: WFMU: Crayons to Perfume with Glynis GirlGroupGirl: Playlist from November 25, 2015


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3L0dGiPAcQ0

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rpHJKZFgBs4&feature=player_embedded

 

Der Hamburger Sven Kacirek sucht Klänge, die sich dem globalen Geschmack noch nicht angepasst haben. Und so kam er auf die japanische Insel Okinawa

Source: Musik ? Im Orchideenfach — der Freitag


 

Source: Fraternal Order of Moai – F.O.M. sends annual donation to the Easter Island Foundation