Links for 9/14/16

Los Angeles owes a huge debt to Charles and Ray Eames, who helped champion the city as an exceptional home base from which to design and innovate. But there’s more to L.A. design history than just the Eameses’ story. Throughout the 20th century, L.A.’s delightful climate, strong manufacturing base and

Source: Beyond the Eameses: Seven Things You Might Not Know About L.A.’s Rich Design History – Core77


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f0r1yj6GLME


 


 

We’re under attack by a powerful enemy—and our only hope is to mobilize like we did in WWII.

Source: We Need to Literally Declare War on Climate Change | New Republic


 

Michael Hoexter, Ph.D.ContentsConventional “Hard” Climate DenialA Web of Soft Climate DenialThe Foundations of Soft Climate Denial in EconomicsSettling on Neoliberal, “Mark

Source: Living in the Web of Soft Climate Denial – New Economic PerspectivesNew Economic Perspectives


 

Source: VIDEO: An Introduction to Carbon Pricing | Climate Reality


 

Announcement comes as Xi Jinping and Barack Obama are expected to meet ahead of the start of the G20 to make a joint statement on climate change

Source: China ratifies Paris climate change agreement | World news | The Guardian


 

Links for 6/9/16

A Tiny Spock Leaning on a 1964 Buick Riviera Is the Best Hot Wheels Car Ever


Australia’s natural wonder is in mortal danger. Bleaching caused by climate change has killed almost a quarter of its coral this year and many scientists believe it could be too late for the rest. Using exclusive photographs and new data, a Guardian special report investigates how the reef has been devastated – and what can be done to save it

Source: The Great Barrier Reef: a catastrophe laid bare | Environment | The Guardian


 

World’s first grid-connected tidal array almost complete


 


 

Royal Hawaiian Featherwork: N? Hulu Ali‘i | LACMA


 

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


 


 

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 12/19/15

“Acapulco, 1961.” Our third and final visit with the cast of this short-lived NBC detective series starring James Coburn and Ralph Taeger. 4×5 negative from the Shorpy Publicity Department archive.

Source: Low Tide: 1961


 

What Is No Pop And Why I Will Use This Tag On All Future Releases

Source: What Is No Pop And Why I Will Use This Tag On All Future Releases – MTT – Music Think Tank


 

Two days after #COP21 agreement, India says it’s still planning to double its coal output

Source: India still plans to double its coal output by 2020.


 

The coming energy crunch will lead to volatile prices and an overall long-term economic contraction…A new type of institution is needed to handle non-debt finance. It should help promoters plan their projects and then find outside investor-partners in return for a share of each project’s income rather than its profits. <div class=

Source: The Mondragon bank – an old model for a new type of finance