Link for 8/14/22

Reasons not to Buy a Bamboo Toothbrush

The U.S. Tested 67 Nuclear Bombs in Their Country. Now They’re Dying in Oklahoma.
https://getpocket.com/explore/item/the-u-s-tested-67-nuclear-bombs-in-their-country-now-they-re-dying-in-oklahoma

Historical big wave surf film & TV archive acquired

The Theft of the Commons

Vintage Dick Dale Playing Drums & Saxophone

Bunger Surfboards

Snapshots From A Spring Party in 1965 Fresno

Cities For People: How Paris & Barcelona Learned Urban Planning From Groningen

Simpler Way to Learn Surf Etiquette

The Wrought Iron Bug

Links for 7/3/22

High Tide Lefts – Tosh Tudor

A Plastic Bag’s 2,000-Mile Journey Shows the Messy Truth About Recycling

These 36 World Cities Will Be Underwater First

Hawaii: The Stolen Paradise (Full Documentary)

Dreaming Big on the Open Web – The History of the Web

Crate Diggers Australia | Keb Darge

A Brief History of Classic Ska

Partying At Fresno State College – 1963

The problem with the internet that no one is talking about

From Wendy Harmer: As Australia battles wild weather and coastal erosion, we should learn from our mistakes

Robert Louis Stevenson Museum

Feed your moths and hide your trousers: the expert guide to making clothes last for ever

What too much artificial light steals from our night skies

ImillaSkate: an indigenous Bolivian skateboard collective – photo essay

Recording, ’50s Style

Beyond The Reef – Kerri Shannon Trio

Music For Airplanes – A collection of instrumental showpieces and scores for Egyptian films and TV-series (1973-1980)

Mapping Southern California’s history of oil extraction and spills

Jackson Palmer @ummjackson on Crypto Currencies

Links for 4/23/22

The Renewable-Energy Revolution Will Need Renewable Storage

Fires, Floods, FFS Enough! Email Your Local Candidates In the Lead Up To This Year’s Federal Election.

Private paradise: The French Polynesian island locking locals out of beaches

New clues shed light on ‘pivotal’ moment in the great Pacific migration

New Australian Craze “Roller Boarding” 1964

Is it time to begin rewilding the seas?

First Session at Huntington Beach

Stop talking about AI ethics. It’s time to talk about power.

Links for 3/8/22

Indigenous Water Governance in the Anthropocene: Non-Conventional Hydrosocial Relations Among the Wayuu of the Guajira Peninsula in Northern Colombia

The internet is tricking our brains

The Voices Of Black Women Were Essential To Phil Spector’s Wall Of Sound

A Celebration of Opening Title Sequences (And Why They Need To Come Back)

Fiji Flashback: Unearthed footage shows Suva in the 1960s | RetroFocus

Teen Dance at Lloyd Goodfellowship Hall [Menominee, MI April 1965]

The Search for the Ultimate Mai Tai: LA Exotica: The Trader Vic’s Experience

What is the value of a wave?

A fascinating look at how climate change affects the lobster industry

Dale Davies Surf Movie surfing 50’s & 60’s VOL 1

Journeys Into The Outside with Jarvis Cocker (ep#1)

Big Tech’s Censors Come for Science

The Popular Sport of Surfboarding (1925)

This City Bench Absorbs More Air Pollution Than A Grove Of Trees

Links for 3/6/22

The Limits to Growth at 50: From Scenarios to Unfolding Reality

Hawaiian leis and aloha at Martin Luther King Jr. march on “Bloody Sunday” in the Deep South, 1965

Inside L.A.’s Lowrider Car Clubs

The sad story of Astrud Gilberto, the face of bossa nova

The Battle to Save Waikiki Beach

In 1962, Chubby Checker’s sold-out Twist Party was quite the show

Little Pattie – He’s My Blonde-Headed, Stompie Wompie, Real Gone Surfer Boy [Sing, Sing, Sing 1963]

Ceibita en Verano

The Dick Dale Virtual Museum

The wave pool backlash

A proud Aboriginal man and his son, from near the Kimberley Coast in North Western Australia, 1890-1910. They both carry boomerangs and the man has a woomera spear strapped to his back.

When did scientists first warn humanity about climate change?

California 1940’s, Newport Beach in color

Lou Ottens, inventor of the cassette tape, RIP

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 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