Links for 10/17/17

1960s James Bond-inspired retrofuturistic design comes together in a pair of wireless audio speakers that may leave you both shaken and stirred.

Source: Bossa Moonraker Retro-Futuristic Stereo Speaker System – Design Milk


 

Source: Record Amazon fires stun scientists; sign of sick, degraded forests


 

Source: I Went Undercover at a Boot Camp for Young Conservatives—Here’s What I Learned | Alternet


 

Source: Where is the musical underground in 2017? | Music | The Guardian


 

Source: Tiki Death Punch | Modern Tiki


 

Tribes people from around the world watch the BBC’s programme Protecting Our Parents.

Source: BBC Two – Tribes, Predators & Me, Web exclusive: Tribes react to care homes


 

Source: Gin Wong: 5 LA projects by the modern architect – Curbed LA


 

Source: Home (2009)

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 9/24/17

Source: Glossing Over a Genocide | East Bay Express


 

Source: Have Your Sei


 

According to University of Texas at Austin professor Raj Patel, an expert in ecology and food systems, our demand for meat is driving the sixth mass extinction. Patel is one of many leading academics who contemplate declaring a new age on Earth, called the Anthropocene, since “the fossils of soon-to-be extinct animals will form a line in the rocks of the future.”

Source: How Factory Farming Is Driving the Sixth Mass Extinction (Video) | Alternet


 

Source: Cutting Room: The Caretaker of Intangible Ingredients | The Surfers Journal


 

Source: Climate change will likely wreck their livelihoods – but they still dont buy the science | US news | The Guardian


 

Source: Top 4 Easy Ways For Your Band To Go Green  – MTT – Music Think Tank


 

It happened – an old dj fav of mine in a skate video.


 


 

Source: Maker Update #46: Make an Rapa Nui 3D printed bobblehead / Boing Boing


 

Links for 9/19/17

A basic income could defeat the scarcity mindset, instill a sense of solidarity and even ease the anxieties that gave us Brexit and Trump

Source: Basic Income Isn’t Just a Nice Idea. It’s a Birthright


 

Source: The defenders: recording the deaths of environmental defenders around the world | Environment | The Guardian


 

Source: Arbor Skateboards :: Destination Ditch


 

Source: Diving for Dakuwaqa: giving Fiji’s shark god a helping hand | Science | The Guardian


 

Source: Sea salt around the world is contaminated by plastic, studies show | Environment | The Guardian


 

A recent dig may give archaeologists more clues about one of the oldest North American civilizations.

Source: Archaeologists find more info about old North American civilization – Business Insider Deutschland


 

Push 2 von Michael Minks, selbst Fahrer & Filmer, immer nahe am Rider, nahe am Spaß. Schöner Einblick in die österreichischen Downhill-Szene

Source: Push 2 · Austrian Downhill Culture · Fahrer und Events 2017


 

Source: Golden Kingdoms | Apollo Magazine


 

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


 

Source: She’s Photographing Every Native American Tribe in the United States | KCET

Links for 9/16/17

Health Canada has advised the band council of Potlotek First Nation in Cape Breton to issue a water advisory after recent water tests showed high levels of iron and manganese. Meanwhile, the band is trying to get its new water treatment facility up and running.

Source: Potlotek First Nation advised its water unfit for drinking or washing – Nova Scotia – CBC News


 

Source: Strikers, Scabs, and Sugar Mongers


 

For centuries, journalists, academics, and even politicians have been obsessed with the idea of the untouched tribe.

Source: The Dangerous Myth of Utopian Societies


 

The Jersey Shore resort town of Asbury Park circa 1900, channeled through vintage high-resolution glass negatives and set to music, produced by the illustrious Ken B. Click Play, then the “Full Screen” icon for the full effect.

Source: Vintage Video: Asbury Park | Shorpy | #1 Old Photos


 

Source: Why We Must Stop the Flow of Tar Sands Oil | NRDC


 

Rapa Nui have written a new chapter in their history based upon their cultural values of guardianship, responsibility and accountability for the natural environment

Source: The Rapa Nui have shown us that conservation can protect …


 

Source: Plastic fibres found in tap water around the world, study reveals | Environment | The Guardian


 

Diogenes’ Lantern, near the Brockton Arcade, also boasted imported teas, Italian soft drinks and folk singers

Source: Back in the Day: Riverside joined the Beat generation with 1950s coffeehouse – Press Enterprise

Links for 9/10/17

Source: 240-Year-Old Nautical Maps Reveal How Badly Weve Screwed Up Floridas Reefs | Gizmodo Australia


 

Source: Rare views on Rapa Nui: an Easter Island adventure | Travel | The Guardian


 

Source: Goodwill is overrun with stuff millennials and Gen Xers refuse to take from their parents, who pay up to $5,000 to get rid of it


 

Source: surfresearch


 


 

Source: Why are the crucial questions about Hurricane Harvey not being asked? | George Monbiot | Opinion | The Guardian


 


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ni7fAqjA0BE&feature=youtu.be

Links for 8/8/17

Back in September 1964 Life magazine published a special issue dedicated to Japan. One article called ‘The Young in Rebellion’ explored the youth culture of the country. Amongst the words were these wonderful black and white photos that captured the spirit of Japanese youth. The first part of the article deals with teenage runaways. Each year thousands of youngsters [&hellip

Source: The Young in Rebellion – Japanese Teens in 1964 – Voices of East Anglia


 


 

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


The water level rises ever higher with each passing year. Every high tide brings the sea into their homes.

Source: The drowning villages of Indonesia | | Al Jazeera


 

Source: Jack ONeill, surf legend behind the modern wetsuit, dies | US news | The Guardian


 

Links for 6/24/17

The Shocking Doomsday Maps Of The World And The Billionaire Escape Plans


 

A place called hope: the tiny island on the frontline of US-China tensions


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-DRbgYLhc4Y

How Matchbox cars were made in 1965

Source: Boing Boing


 

With a forgotten temple city, Myanmar hopes to strike tourism gold


 

On the Water: 10 Favorite Places on European Rivers, Lakes and Coastlines


 

How Beauty Evolves – The Atlantic

Links for 5/15/17

My mother was a dictionary. She was one of the last ?uent speakers of our tribal language. She knew dozens of words that nobody else knew. When she died, we buried all of those words with her. My m…

Source: Eulogy, a Poem by Sherman Alexie | Literary Hub


 

‘Listen to the dead whale’s wake-up call, look closer and see what plastic pollution does to the ocean.’

Source: A Giant Beached Whale Illustrates the Plastic Pollution Problem — Plastic Pollution Coalition


 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7qVh9zlDe3E

 

The Italian design firm Stefano Boeri Architetti is planning a “forest city” for China, modeled after the firm’s completed green towers in Milan.

Source: Stefano Boeri Architetti builds tree-covered skyscrapers in China


 

One of only two dozen ever made, a super rare vintage BTR-3 tape machine from Abbey Road Studios has been found in Southampton University.

Source: Super rare Abbey Road tape machine discovered at student radio station


 

https://vimeo.com/55448896