Links for 1/8/23

Project Moon Base: The Kirchin Experience (Podcast)

Das Meer und der Müll – Treibgut in der Tiefsee – Dagmar Röhrlich (2008)

Jim ‘The Genius’ Phillips

What’s gone wrong with England’s water?

Must See Documentary: The Way the Music Died: Why You Should #DitchSpotify

The History Of The Polynesian Panthers: A Fight For Social Justice In New Zealand

Early Civilizations Had It All Figured Out

A 1959 Cadillac bicycle

The Lost Surfers of the Black Sea

Seeking proof of China’s ancient trade with Africa

Links for 31/12/22

Bastards of the Party: a ­documentary about why gangs emerged in L.A.

‘Seas are becoming landfills’: the Senegalese surfer saving a beach – and a way of life – from plastic

Mass of Microplastics Raining on Auckland Weighs as Much as 3 Million Plastic Bottles Yearly, Study Finds

Man Who Drew Bug Eyed Monsters at archive.org

John Oliver points out some problems with tech monopolies

With Love…The James Hunter Six

Travel By Air, The Golden Years: 1920s-1960s

Summertime – The Royals

Links for 11/17/22

The inconvenient truth of global warming in the 21st century

A journey through Morocco’s vanishing oases

How to move a country: Fiji’s radical plan to escape rising sea levels

Take a trip through the Los Angeles music scene of the 1960s

Why Capitalism Can’t Handle Climate Change

Ignoring climate change will yield ‘untold suffering,’ panel of 14,000 scientists warns

The Case for Hawaii Having Its Own Olympic Surf Team

Archaeologists Have a Lot of Dates Wrong for North American Indigenous History

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 6/21/21

New research shows how many important links on the web get lost to time


 

If Only 19th-Century America Had Listened to a Woman Scientist


 

The miracle of the commons


 

“This Is The BIGGEST SCAM of The Century” – Edward Snowden (NEW)


 

Points of No Return


 

Cameroonian maestro Francis Bebey explains “pygmy” flute music


 

Son makes a documentary about his QAnon-infected mother


 

Pacific Plunder


 

Carbon Pricing is a False – Solution to Climate Chaos


 

A world map that shows borders and absolutely nothing else


 

Why was the ancient city of Cahokia abandoned? New clues rule out one theory.


 

Surfing New York with David Arganda


 

The fight to save 100 years of Black history in gentrifying Los Angeles


 

The rise, fall and rediscovery of the Fender Jaguar


 

How China ended the lie of recyclable plastic

Links for 5/29/21

Hinter den Masken (1962)


 

The climate crisis requires a new culture and politics, not just new tech


 

Pre-Columbian trans-oceanic contact theories


 

How product placements may soon be added to classic films


 

Have you watched “Seaspiracy?


 

South Africa’s Stunning West Coast Faces Serious Mining Threat


 

Who are the Indigenous People That Columbus Met?


 

A Cephalopod Has Passed a Cognitive Test Designed For Human Children


 

Is this the end of forests as we’ve known them?


 

The Historic Gold Star Recording Studio and the Audio Legacy of Producer Phil Spector

Links for 3/21/21

John Muir in Native America


 

The Anti-Colonial Revolution


 

The Real-Life Gidget Looks Back From 80: “I Lived It All”


 

The History of Female Surfing: a Legacy of Hawaiian Medicine Women, Royalty, Goddesses and More


 

A Tale Of Two Ecosystems: On Bandcamp, Spotify And The Wide-Open Future


 

You Can Now Stay in a Floating Tiki House Off the Florida Keys


 

Sincron 8 Minute De Vis


 

Deluged by floods, America’s ‘oldest city’ struggles to save landmarks from climate crisis


 

This Man Has Spent Quarantine Making Ridiculously Meticulous Miniatures of L.A. Landmarks

Links for 6/11/20

Miners out, Covid out.


 

Ritratti Di Surf | Ale Ponzanelli & Matt Calvani


 

Spectacular bootleg of the 1964 World Titles at Manly


 

Boomers: You can still be heroes in the story of climate change


 

“Prince” Danny Bearer ~ RIP (2009)


 

The law that helped the internet flourish now undermines democracy | John Naughton


 

Humans have made 8.3bn tons of plastic since 1950. This is the illustrated story of where it’s gone


 

Waving not drowning: the street children finding refuge in Durban’s surf scene

Links 2/19/20

Domenic Priore — ’66 Sunset Strip (11.25.19)


 

Keep On Pushin’


 

Hank Marvin


 

CO2 emissions on the web


 

Jan and Dean Sidewalk Surfin’


 

Scientists find evidence of ‘ghost population’ of ancient humans


 

Musicians Can and Should Organize to Improve Their Pay and Working Conditions


 

Europe’s marine sanctuaries are no more than ‘paper parks’


 

Apologies for bringing scary news, but here’s the latest on Greenland’s melting ice


 

Rising sea levels pose threat to homes of 300m people – study


 

Meet California’s Nerds of Neon


 

Just Being Outside Can Improve Your Psychological Health, and Maybe Your Physical Health Too


 

You Can’t Save the Planet by Yourself


 

‘The Lion Sleeps Tonight’: The Ongoing Saga of Pop’s Most Contentious Song


 

Shred Sista, one wave with the works


 

A podcast about Bobby “Boris” Pickett of Monster Mash fame
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