Links for 5/10/16

Your Water Heater Can Become a High-power Home Battery

No need to rely on the Tesla Powerwall

Source: Popular Science


 

In 1952, French physician Alain Bombard set out to cross the Atlantic on an inflatable raft to prove his theory that a shipwreck victim can stay alive on a diet of seawater, fish, and plankton. In …

Source: Can a castaway survive on fish, plankton, and seawater?


 

‘Songs of Consolation,’ performed at Pembroke College Chapel in Cambridge last month, was the first airing in a 1000 years of a medieval tune the way it would have been. …reconstr…

Source: Medieval music recreated and performed for the first time in 1000 years / Boing Boing


 

Star Wars tiki mugs from Mos Eisley Kon-Tiki Bar


 

Bye Bye plastic bags: Sisters’ remarkable fight to rid Bali of rubbish


 


 

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

Links for 6/26/14

Our tips for traveling like a TreeHugger

Maori art turns French heads

Breakthrough in Photovoltaic Manufacturing

Unique underwater world discovered in Pitcairn Islands

A reality check from the Arctic for global warming deniers

Time-lapse vision of America’s theft of Native American land, 1776—1887

Can coral save our oceans? Researchers discover soft coral tissue may help protect reefs

Not-to-Miss Tiki Events This Summer

The proto-hippy nature boys of Southern California

Revealed: whale-watching boats the greatest collision threat to whales

USGS and NOAA predict dead zone to be bigger than expected in the Gulf of Mexico

Historic Huntington Beach California: Smoked fish and the Surfer stomp

Chicama, Peru: Home of the World’s Longest Left

Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events

Maui County’s Hookipa Park

Links for 6/25/14

Literary Review – James Hamilton-Paterson on the Great Barrier Reef

Plastic Waste Causes Financial Damage of US$13 Billion to Marine Ecosystems Each Year as Concern Grows over Microplastics

New York’s Silent but Deadly Fracking Problem

How Rupert Murdoch created the world’s newest climate change villain

Links for 4/22/14

Discoveries Challenge Beliefs on Humans’ Arrival in the Americas – NYTimes.com.

Bureo Fishnet Skateboards For Cleaner Oceans

BRUCE BROWN TRIBUTE EVENT GOES DOWN THIS MAY IN HUNTINGTON

The Best Way to Deal With Ocean Trash

Diver Jason Dimitri, wearing GoPro camera, comes face-to-face with Caribbean reef shark