Links for 1/16/22

“Wave Goodbye” – the battle to save Australia’s surf beaches – Perth, Sydney, Byron


 

Climate Change Is Going To Be Gross


 

Jonny Teupen – Tabú


 

Escapism


 

“We’re calling time on human exceptionalism” says Superflux


 

We Are the Land: A History of Native California


 

A Day at the Beach 1928 – Biarritz France 1920s


 

The Largest Autocracy on Earth


 

Blue carbon: the hidden CO2 sink that pioneers say could save the planet


 

Do the Saigon twist! Meet Phuong Tâm, Vietnam’s first rock’n’roll star


 

Have Sumatran fishing crews found the fabled Island of Gold?


 

Geoengineering 101

Links for 12/27/21

The great Hap “Happy” Jacobs – innovator, shaper, thinker – gone at 92


 

Renewable Wind Energy Can Help Save the Planet and the Ocean’s Marine Life


 

Belchior Diaz Vihuela Made in 1590 by Belchior Diaz Vihuela in Portugal. Dubbed the world’s oldest guitar.


 

Did Neurological Damage Lead To Ravel’s Masterpiece?


 

The forgotten oil ads that told us climate change was nothing


 

VW Ponton Boat


 

Unfreezing the ice age: the truth about humanity’s deep past


 

Constant Craving: How Digital Media Turned Us All Into Dopamine Addicts


 

Climate study linking early Maori fires to Antarctic changes sparks controversy


 

The Forgotten History of African Slavery in China


 

‘Odds are against you’: the problem with the music streaming boom


 

The Revenge of the Internet Archive: Google and the Metashills Lead the Long March Through State Houses to Weaken Copyright for the Metaverse


 

Journeys Into the Outside with Jarvis Cocker (ep#3)


 

A hand carved chess set

Links for 11/7/21

Kon-Tiki


 

A Brief History Of LA’s Indigenous Tongva People


 

Plastic pollution on course to double by 2030


 

These facts about dunes will blow you away


 

The Death of the Bering Strait Theory


 

The Facebook whistleblower says its algorithms are dangerous. Here’s why.


 

Supreme court, Facebook, Fed: three horsemen of democracy’s apocalypse


 

Halt destruction of nature or risk ‘dead planet’, leading businesses warn


 

Tiki Tatsu-ya Raises the Bar to Islander Heaven


 

‘Shark calling’: locals claim ancient custom threatened by seabed mining


 

WTF Happened In 1971?


 

Temperature change across the planet from 1880 to 2020. The acceleration of global warming in the 21st century is “impressive”


 

Finding, restoring and sharing Australia’s lost surf films


 

55 Bel Air in Honolulu 1967

Links for 10/30/21

Why Grassroots Music Promotion Is Reaching Crisis Point


 

Tom Morey, the inventor of the bodyboard, passes away at 86


 

Lethal ‘forever chemicals’ taint our food, water and even blood. The EPA is stalling


 

Think big on climate: the transformation of society in months has been done before


 

The island with no water: how foreign mining destroyed Banaba


 

The Historical Narrative About Geronimo Is All Wrong


 

Flower power: how one company is beautifying the wind turbine


 

Stolen “Bruce’s Beach” to be returned

Links for 10/14/21

Computer Models Of Civilization Offer Routes To Ending Global Warming


 

Born Into Rebellion: How Dignidad y Resistencia Merge Music and Liberation


 

West Papuans: The Forgotten People


 

Facebook putting profit before public good, says whistleblower Frances Haugen


 

“Surfa Sam” – Australia’s first skateboard company returns after 36 years in hibernation


 

Native Land


 

Space-Cowboys: What Internet history tells us about the inevitable shortcomings of a tech-bro led Space Race


 

Global coral cover has fallen by half since 1950s, analysis finds


 

Guided tour through the exhibition ‘Doggerland’ at the Rijksmuseum van Oudheden, Leiden


 

Fukushima: Japan announces it will dump contaminated water into sea

Links for 8/7/21

not just bikes strong towns


 

Bruce Walker, 1951-2011 et plus


 

Mat Surfing with Paul Gross


 

The history of the 1966 BatMobile


 

A Peek Inside the World’s Greatest Record Store


 

These Are the People Who Built LA’s New Chinatown


 

Sisters with Transistors: inside the fascinating film about electronic music’s forgotten pioneers


 

Scientists find 25,000 barrels of possible DDT at ‘staggering’ dump site near California coast


 

Climate fight ‘is undermined by social media’s toxic reports’


 

If We Want to Clean Up the Oceans, We Have to Confront the Fossil Fuel Giants

Links for 8/1/21

The Day the Good Internet Died


 

Big quiffs, zombies and dead crows: the wild world of psychobilly


 

Logging the Four Doors break in San Onofre


 

How to see millions of years of history on a day at the beach


 

Inti Illimani – La Partida (1975)


 

Baby Boomers Shed Tears When They Remember The 1960s


 

A new investigation shows an Amazon warehouse destroying millions of unsold products each year


 

Earth is trapping ‘unprecedented’ amount of heat, Nasa says


 

Some of Europe’s Oldest-Known Modern Humans Are Distantly Related to Native Americans


 

Hawaiian shirts are returning – but ‘people want to think twice’, says expert


 

The Earth is humming. Caused by ocean waves

Links for 7/26/21

The Map Of Native American Tribes You’ve Never Seen Before


 

Al Santos – a Pioneer In Hawaiian Bag Surfing


 

The Sandals The Endless Summer LP (re-issue)


 

The real Lord of the Flies: what happened when six boys were shipwrecked for 15 months


 

McDonald’s introduced an “impossible” meatless burger in 1962 but it was pineapple


 

Fender 1959 catalog


 

Stealing Children To Steal the Land


 

Apple Is Not Your Friend


 

Tech vs. Journalism


 

The 1963 dam break that flooded parts of Los Angeles


 

Doughnut Economics