Links for 3/24/17

American Whoa: The American Pro Jazzmaster’s Peculiar Pickups | Mike & Mikes Guitar Bar


 

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American jazz guitarists,” Ray admits of only one rival—Parisian gypsy guitarist Django Reinhardt, whom Emmett worships, obviously patterns himself after, and can’t stand to see in person without fainting dead away.

Source: Django Reinhardt Demonstrates His Guitar Genius in Rare Footage From the 1930s, 40s & 50s | Open Culture


 

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High-Selectivity Electrochemical Conversion of CO2 to Ethanol using a Copper Nanoparticle/N-Doped Graphene Electrode – Song – 2016 – ChemistrySelect – Wiley Online Library

Links for 3/8/17

Steve McQueen’s long missing ‘Bullitt’ Mustang found / Boing Boing


 

I pledge to stand in resistance to Donald Trump’s assault on America’s clean air, clean water, climate, wildlife, civil rights, reproductive rights, gender and racial equality, and freedom of speech and religion.

Source: Pledge of Resistance to Donald Trump’s Assault on America’s Environment, Democracy and Civil Rights


 

Iron dissolved by air pollution may increase ocean potential to trap carbon


 

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Defend California from Federal and Civil Rights Rollbacks | NRDC

 

Links for 2/25/17

Ready for a rabbit hole?

Source: How to access 375,000 beautiful, copyright-free images from New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art — Quartz


 

Classic Surf Vehicles Set To Make a Big Splash At Kingscliff

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


 

Wahtiki Island Lounge in Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China | Critiki


 

Iraq Museum takes unusual step of allowing objects to leave country to show their significance amid Isis’s ‘nihilistic’ destruction

Source: Answering cultural genocide: Iraqs looted treasures to be displayed at Venice Biennale | World news | The Guardian


 

The ocean is going to be significantly higher than previously understood, according to the latest national assessment of sea level rise.Will President Trump and his appointees roll back policies to address the impacts of climate change—like sea level rise.

Source: As Seas Rise, How Far Will Trump’s Anti-Climate Agenda Go? | NRDC

Links for 1/18/17

Source: Holy Barbarians: Beat Culture on the West Coast – Artwire Press Release from ArtfixDaily.com


 

Source: Groovy vintage ads for classic guitars | Dangerous Minds


 

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The Latin soul craze that hit New York 50 years ago only lasted a few years, but its effects still linger – Oliver Wang takes a look at the defining songs of the scene

Source: We like it like that: the songs that defined New York Citys boogaloo craze | Music | The Guardian


 

Rex Tillerson dodges question about who knew what when at ExxonMobil about company’s history of promoting and funding climate science denial, as state AG probes continue.

Source: Tillerson Dodges Discussing Who Knew What When about ExxonMobil’s Efforts to Deceive the Public on Climate Change | naked capitalism


 

Global sea ice levels are at their lowest in recorded history, according to new statistics from the U.S. National Snow & Ice Data Center.In the Arctic, the loss is due to climate change and extreme weather events that are likely influenced by global warming, while the changes in the Antarctic may be attributed to natural variability, the center said.

Source: Global Sea Ice Hits Lowest Levels ‘Probably in Millenia’


 

Make driving safer by replacing air bags with daggers that stab you in the heart


 

Many researchers previously argued that giant animals became extinct soon after the arrival of the First Australians

Source: Megafauna and Indigenous Australians coexisted for at least 17,000 years | Australia news | The Guardian

Links for 1/10/17

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Smooth Through the Curves | The Surfers Journal


 

While the latest announcement is a victory for the struggle against the pipeline, it doesn’t imply a complete win.

Source: 5 Things You Need to Know After Victory for DAPL Resistance


 

In American business culture – corporations are people, and nature is something that can be exploited with a little capital to make a lot of profit. But what if we gave nature the same legal rights as persons?

Source: Personhood For Nature? – The Big Picture – The Ring of Fire Network

Links for 6/15/16

Download this 100% free Summer Lines Icon EPS vector pack with icons of the beach, summer activities, clothes, food, weather and events.

Source: Summer Line Icon Pack Free Vector EPS Download | JUST™ Creative


 

California Primaries


 

Do you remember Bamboobee? The regrettably-named company first released a jig and bamboo tube set back in 2014, promising to make the DIY-minded bike lover into a bona fide bike builder. It featured a flat packing jig with a cool design, but I had reservations about the frame sizing, as

Source: Build A Bamboo Bike In Under 5 Hours


 

Its Official: US International Trade Commission Predicts Negligible Economic Benefits From TPP | Techdirt


 

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Links for 5/2/16

The “Legal Literacy Test” Imposed On Artists By Lenz Decision Benefits Google, Violates Human Rights

Source: The “Legal Literacy Test” Imposed On Artists By Lenz Decision Benefits Google, Violates Human Rights | The Trichordist


 

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BBC Global Dimming Documentary About Geoengineering & Global Warming


 

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Are you looking for a way to get back to the good old days in one way or another? This classic hippy van is a way to do it without compromising your values

Source: Volkswagen Re-Releasing Classic Hippy Van As New Electric Version


 

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Links for 4/13/16

Photographs show insight into a dying 1,000-year-old tradition. Sailing peacefully across the river Li in Guilin, men fish without the aid of a rod, hook or bait, instead using a method which was first practised in 960AD

Source: Dying art of Chinese cormorant fishing – in pictures


 

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A new study published in Nature suggests that the key to fighting climate change could be under our feet.

Source: Treating Soil A Little Differently Could Help It Store A Huge Amount Of Carbon | ThinkProgress


 

A new solar cell prototype developed by a team of scientists in Qingdao, China may change the way we use solar panels in the not so distant future. Solar panel technology has changed the way many people bring energy into their homes, but this type of technology has always posed one concern: panels cannot output […]

Source: Future Solar Panels Will Generate Energy From Raindrops –


 

The 1960s-style Berlinetta is an all-new sports car

Source: Retro To Go: The 1960s-style Berlinetta is an all-new sports car


 

Last month was the hottest March on record. The Arctic was literally was off-the-charts warm as its been all winter, which led to a record for the lowest maximum sea ice extent ever observed.

Source: Last Month Was The Hottest March In The Global Satellite Record, And The Arctic Is Still Sizzling


 

The U.S. Forest Service is proposing to give Nestle a five-year permit for bottled water operations in the San Bernardino Mountains.But the permit won’t be issued until a National Environmental Policy Act study is completed and the Fores

Source: New permit proposed for Nestle water extraction in San Bernardino mountains


 

This “olden style” rendition of the New Order classic Blue Monday uses only instruments available in the 1930s. Performed by Orkestra Obsolete, it features a theremin, a musical saw, a …

Source: Blue Monday performed with obsolete instruments

Links for 3/2/16

The Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal to be signed in New Zealand this Thursday is a toxic deal that would give dangerous new powers to the fossil fuel industry and pose a serious harm to the climate, according to the global climate campaign 350.org.

Source: Toxic Trans-Pacific Partnership is a Climate Disaster | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community


 

La música a gogo suena sin parar hasta el amanecer en Tijuana, sin importar que haya una pelea o que los meseros tengan que sacar arrastrando a un chico borracho y dejarlo en la banqueta.

Source: Los mods mexicanos están redefiniendo Tijuana | VICE | México


 

Source: Tricked out final rides: Vintage hearses from around the world | Dangerous Minds


 

Film-maker Angus Macqueen had extraordinary access to one of the last uncontacted indigenous peoples for his new documentary. Here he tells of the struggles they now face on the border of Brazil and Peru

Source: Why are the lost tribes now emerging from the Amazon?

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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