Links for 2/7/17

In another one of our occasional posts on crazy continental architecture here we look at a groovy German coastguard station on the island Rugen in northern Germany. It may look like it’s in the middle of a field but don’t let these photos deceive you – it’s not, it’s by the sea, where it should [&hellip

Source: Space Age German Lifeguard Station – Voices of East Anglia


 

Confirmed: California Aquifers Contaminated With Billions Of Gallons of Fracking Wastewater | DeSmogBlog


 


 

There are numerous ruins of Tiahuanaco origin which were later occupied by the Incas. These are sacred places for the peoples of the Andes.

Source: The Precursors of the Inca – Top Documentary Films


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mjg5EbTW-dw

It started back in the 1950s. Bill Haley and Elvis burst onto the scene. Rock ‘n’ roll was born. The guitar took center stage, and it never left.

Source: The Story of the Guitar: The Complete Three-Part Documentary | Open Culture


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0lgzz-L7GFg

Last month, we highlighted for you The Strange Case of the Cosmic Rays, a largely-forgotten 1957 educational science film. The production is notable partly because it was shot by Frank Capra, the influential director who had won not one, not two, but three Oscars for best director.

Source: Frank Capra’s Science Film The Unchained Goddess Warns of Climate Change in 1958 | Open Culture

Links for 4/4/17

Historical Series of Phenological data for Cherry Tree Flowering at Kyoto City(and March Mean Temperature Reconstructi

Source: Cherry blossom phenology and temperature reconstructions at Kyoto


 

A Message From the End of the World – The New York Times


 

‘We’ve left junk everywhere’: why space pollution could be humanity’s next big problem | Science | The Guardian


 

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

 

Forget Winnetou! | Indiegogo


 

Are we trashing the places we love? The toxic truths at the heart of surfing | Jock Serong


 

WannaSurf – Free illustrated atlas of surf spots and surfing worldwide with maps of surf spots, detailed descriptions and photos. All the best weather and forecast maps. An interactive environment provides messages, reports and data editing.

Source: Mozambique – WannaSurf, surf spots atlas, surfing photos, maps, GPS location


 

This is awesome! (be sure to watch the video)

Source: Dutch Trains Are World’s First to Run on 100% Wind Power

Links for 1/22/16

8 track album

Source: AL ZMAN SAIB | Habibi Funk Records


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WfzsPG7H_pU


 

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


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VJv3nU145UI

 

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 11/6/15

A great tract of Earth is on fire and threatened species are being driven out of their habitats. This is a crime against humanity and nature

Source: Indonesia is burning. So why is the world looking away? | George Monbiot | Comment is free | The Guardian


 

Law of Mother Earth expected to prompt radical new conservation and social measures in South American nation

Source: Bolivia enshrines natural world’s rights with equal status for Mother Earth


 

‘Unless the world acts decisively in coming weeks, the Pacific as we know it is doomed,’ says Fijian prime minister Frank Bainimarama

Source: Pacific islands make last-ditch plea to world before Paris climate change talks | Environment | The Guardian


 

Come for the shipwrecks, stay for the ecological treasures

Source: Come for the shipwrecks, stay for the ecological treasures


 

Source: Which Presidential candidates are climate change deniers? / Boing Boing


 

The Food / Beverage community provides an interactive environment to share breaking news and product information for professionals in pre-clinical drug development.

Source: Food / Beverage – The Online Scientific Community – News