6/2/19

Retro wheels: Fiat 500 Jolly Icon-e by Garage Italia


 

Tiki-style, Hawaiian dress was the all the talk in the 1960s


 

How were vinyl records made in the 1950s?


 

What to Know About JFK’s Wild 1960s Bar-Packed Hotel, Opening Today


 

The Inverted World Map – Variations on a Blue Marble


 

A man spear fishing at night in Hawaii, 1940s


 

The zero-waste revolution: how a new wave of shops could end excess packaging


 

Complex societies gave birth to big gods, not the other way around: study


 

Hans Hass – Unternehmen Xarifa

Links for 1/2/18

Pachucos and Teddy Boys: How Generations of Youth in the U.S. and U.K. Borrowed From Each Other


 

 


 

Benjamin Munday the Sheer Joy of Moondog


 

Sad 7-Foot Tall Clown Sings “Pinball Wizard” in the Style of Johnny Cash, and Other Hits by Roy Orbison, Cheap Trick & More


 

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Help Beat Arctic Oil In Court!


 

A forecasting tool reveals which cities will be affected as different portions of the ice sheet melt, say scientists.

Source: Nasa forecast: Which cities will flood as ice melts? – BBC News

Links for 12/26/17

Living in a parking lot amid Santa Barbara’s wealth is a kind of middle-class homelessness


 

Pachucos: Not Just Mexican-American Males or Juvenile Delinquents


 

A Beautiful Pandemonium


 

Seven charts that explain the plastic pollution problem


 

This Seaweed-Based Edible Packaging Could Help Save Our Seas


 

The never before seen images were taken by photographer Hugh Holland, and are being run in a Hollywood gallery as part of an exhibition called Silver. Skate. Seventies.

Source: California skateboarding revolution captured in photos | Daily Mail Online


 

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Ignored By Big Telecom, Detroit’s Marginalized Communities Are Building Their Own Internet – Motherboard

Links for 11/23/16

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It’s Not Climate Change ?- ?It’s Everything Change


 

George Takei: “They interned my family. Don’t let them do it to Muslims.” / Boing Boing


 

Grasberg mine in the Indonesian region has been a source of untold wealth for its owners, but local communities say it has brought poverty and oppression

Source: The $100bn gold mine and the West Papuans who say they are counting the cost | Susan Schulman | Global development | The Guardian


 

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Video: Maybe Tomorrow

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


 

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Researchers used bone collagen (protein) sequences to determine the species of 20 previously unidentifiable bone fragments

Quelle: Britain’s Last Hunter-Gatherers Discovered Using Breakthrough Analysis of Bone Fragments | Lab Manager


 

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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


 

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


 

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Links for 1/30/16

This short Cinesound documentary from Ken G Hall boasts beautifully filmed visuals, with surfers seen in silhouette and sunlight bouncing off the water. (Video excerpt 3.14 minutesalso has educational notes. This clip chosen to be PG)

Source: Thrill of the Surf (1949) clip 1 on ASO – Australia’s audio and visual heritage online


 

While everyone buys the latest cars in the market, there are group of people in Hyderabad who’ve gone in the opposite direction – they look for vintage The 47-year-old IT professional is the proud owner of two vintage cars ‘Premier President 1972’ & ‘Premier Padmini Deluxe BE’ which was gifted to him in 1983 when India won the first world cup. He also owns a ambassador of 1970 model.

Source: Vintage is evergreen: Meet Hyderabad’s car lovers | The News Minute


 

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Photographer Dave Sandford witnesses the sheer raw power and force of waves breaking in stormy conditions on one of Canada’s Great Lakes – Lake Erie.

Source: Lake Erie’s wild waves caught on camera by Dave Sandford


 

Source: Retro To Go: Modern-day Dansette: 1960s-style GPO Retro Bermuda record player with legs


 

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Links for 11/30/15

Photos of Greenland’s Inuit communities show a way of life vanishing with the ice

Source: Gone with the Ice


 

‘If you want to see a pause and you don’t understand statistics…it is very easy to find a pause.’

Source: Study refutes global warming pause


 

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The Tongva are part of the past, present, and future of the Arroyo Seco.

Source: Outreach: The Tongva are the Native People of Los Angeles


 

Source: Tiki lounge comes to Portland this winter | Urban Eye


 

[The Washington Post] A new scientific analysis highlights the role of corporate donations in creating doubt about climate change.

Source: Why are so many Americans skeptical about climate change? A study offers a surprising answer. in Energy Policy curated by Ohio Citizen Action