Links for 2/11/18

Social Justice from the Twilight Zone: Rod Serling as Human Rights Activist


 

Beaded Vans Slip-ons by Standing Rock Sioux Artist Charlene Holy Bear featured in <em>Vogue</em>


 

Study confirms carbon pollution has ended the era of stable climate


 

Neanderthals Were People, Too


 

Plastic Not Fantastic: How I Tried To Curb My Consumption


 

Brain damage in fish from plastic nanoparticles in water


 

In the Maldives, the Virtues and Limitations of Pole-and-Line Tuna Fishing


 

Winter surf in the land of volcanos


 

Oceans suffocating as huge dead zones quadruple since 1950, scientists warn

Rockabilly Rebels

The Guardian has an article about photographer Philippe Chancel documenting French street gangs of the early 80s.

Rockabilly Rebels: The Stylish French Gangs

Here’s a set of photos he took. One features Slim Jim Phantom of The Stray Cats, in about 1981. Another one is showing Brian Setzer.

Also this.

Here’s a video about the Pittsburgh Doo Wop scene which produced The Del Vikings, who 24 years later inspired the name of a Paris rockabilly street gang.

Sound of Pittsburgh on YouTube

p.s.: speaking of France

You Can Eat These Drinking Straws

In an effort to make plastic drinking straws extinct, Chelsea Briganti and Leigh Ann Tucker of Loliware have invented the ‘world’s first edible, hypercompostable, marinedegradable straw.’ They hope their eco-friendly Lolistraw will replace the ‘500M plastic straws’ that they say are currently being used in the United States every day.

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