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




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



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



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

Links for 11/18/15

In June 1943, L.A. witnessed some of its most surreal scenes of street violence: sailors coursing through the city streets in their Navy uniforms, carrying sticks and targeting anyone wearing a zoot suit.

Source: Los Angeles’ 1943 War on the Zoot Suit


Source: 25% of people shot to death by LA police were unarmed. No cops were prosecuted.


Die afrikanische Inselgruppe Sansibar ist stark vom Tourismus geprägt. Auf der einen Seite ist das gut so, weil die Besucher aus aller Welt viel Geld dort lassen. Auf der anderen Seite wird der Müll, den die Touristen auf dem Archipel im Atlantik lassen, z

Source: Bottle Up will das Glasmüll-Problem in Sansibar lösen


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There’s a secret world of hidden independent nations, with their own populations, governments – and football leagues. In fact, you’ve almost certainly visited one without realising.

Source: The countries that don’t exist

Links for 10/30/15

The Mediterranean may lose its wild bluefin tuna. High-tech harvesting and wasteful management have brought world fish stocks to dangerous lows.

Source: Fisheries, Fishing, Bluefin Tuna, Oceans- National Geographic


Algaemy is a Berlin design project from the Blond & Bieber studios which harnesses biotech microalgae strains to print a naturally alternative textile ink.

Source: Algaemy use Microalgae in Textile Printing


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An international gallery of bodysurfing shots emailed to us at or tagged on Instagram- @SwellLinesMag.

Source: Visions of the Month- October 2015


It’s a scene straight out of the Jungle Book, only accessible from the outside world by a narrow canal that weaves its way through a parting in the wild and tangled overgrowth, west of […]

Source: The Crumbling Village of Temples Lost to the Myanmar Jungle | Messy Nessy Chic


Malibu – 1940s on Vimeo


The myth of carbon-free hydropower is embedded in the Kyoto protocol to address planetary climate change, and is being implemented in COP 21 climate plans

Source: The Hydropower Methane Bomb No One Wants to Talk About

Links for 10/12/15


By Stefan Rahmstorf via Scilogs The past 2000 years of climate change have now been reconstructed in more detail than ever before by the PAGES 2k project.

Source: Most Comprehensive Paleoclimate Reconstruction Confirms Hockey Stick


Joining the chorus of watchdogs who say Volkswagen (VW) must pay for its corporate crime, the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) on Tuesday released an analysis charging that financial penalties for the company’s environmental violations should be no less than $25.1 billion in the United States alone.

Source: Not Just Consumer Fraud, VW Scandal Called ‘Crime Against Climate’


This is How Americans were Enjoying Their Beaches in 1948


Check out this clip of Jan and Dean lip-syncing Sidewalk Surfin’ on American Bandstand. August 22, 1964. Dick Clark talks with audience a little bit about skateboarding (a young man’s g…

Source: Jan and Dean, which one was a poser?

Links for 8/29/15

Million gallons of wastewater closes another beach in Hawaii

13 Rare Photos of The Queen of Crime Agatha Christie

Beyond the Sea – Fabulous Vintage Beach Images from Vogue from between the 1940s and 1960s

Climate change to raise price of German beer – The Local

Pesticides in paradise: Hawaii’s spike in birth defects puts focus on GM crops

Stormwater Runoff Fees Get Property Owners’ Attention

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Tumbling Down the Rabbit Hole Toward a Second Great Dying? World Ocean Shows Signs of Coming Extinction