Links for 4/10/17

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Source: New Disney World dress shop is perfect for Disney-bounding


 

The fundamental unit of biology is not the self, but the network — and this view has practical consequences, says David George Haskell, author of The Song of Trees.

Source: David George Haskell Explores Life’s Network’s In ‘The Song of Trees’ 


 

The American expats breaking up indigenous communities on the Mexican ‘Riviera’ | Global Development Professionals Network


 

Our planet’s temperature is rising, but there are things you can do to help.

Source: Climate Change List


 

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Baxter Dynasty


 

Stopping global warming is only way to save Great Barrier Reef, scientists warn


 

The Natural Resources Defense Council works to safeguard the earth – its people, its plants and animals, and the natural systems on which all life depends.

Source: 100 Percent Clean Electricity for California

Links for 10/29/16

Contributed by “hotsauce269”.

Quelle: 1960’s Beatnik Glossary


 

Can you sing a song from a Marvel film score?


 

We have an anonymous army of unpaid, unsupported kids who are always better, always improving, and making movies that are weird and innovative and sometimes just astoundingly good theater.

Quelle: Making up Legends in the Era of Zero Budget Skateboarding


 

“I stand with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in their opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline. We have witnessed inspiring and brave acts by Native Americans and their allies who are defending and trying to protect their sacred sites and the safety of their sole source of water.The fossil fuel industry – and the owners of the Dakota Access Pipeline in particular – have been proceeding with what appears to be a dangerous project in blatant disregard of obvious risks to the Missouri River and with disrespec

Quelle: Statement by Former Vice President Al Gore in Support of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe — Al Gore


 

Last year a company set up by an Italian former scuba recycled more than 5,000 tons of discarded nets into nylon for apparel brands including Speedo

Quelle: Flotsam and fashion: recycler of ghost fishing nets makes marine litter trendy | Fashion | The Guardian


 

Agilent corporate news, including press releases, feature stories, journalist tools and information about Agilent

Quelle: Agilent Technologies Blog 92 Percent of the World Now Breathe Polluted Air


 

Unprecedented DNA analyses of people in indigenous populations suggest that almost all non-Africans trace their roots to one migration from the continent.

Quelle: A Single Migration From Africa Populated the World, Studies Find


 

The ocean conservation society last week completed its first-ever expedition to document the richness of habitats and threats to marine life in waters off the Netherlands, UK, Norway and Denmark

Source: Oceana’s first North Sea expedition – in pictures | Environment | The Guardian

Links for 9/17/16

This year is on track to be the third consecutive hottest year on record. Where does that heat go? The oceans, mostly.

Source: Oceans Are Absorbing Almost All of the Globe’s Excess Heat


 

Former residents and environmental campaigners to launch a lawsuit against Pentagon’s plans to use the Marianas islands for bombing practice

Source: Pågan: the tropical paradise the US wants to turn into a war zone | World news | The Guardian


 

Latraac is a skate bowl and social space in a drug-infested area of Athens – part of a new wave of creative projects transforming the city’s fortunes.

Source: The architect building his own skate oasis in the ruins of the Greek crisis


 

teleSUR spoke with the lawyer coordinating legal advice and representation for protesters at the North Dakota camps.

Source: What You May Not Know About the Dakota Access Pipeline | Opinion | teleSUR English


 

WPRK Salutes “Love & Mercy” Film Release : WPRK FM : Free Download & Streaming : Internet Archive


 

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Source: His Knibs classic men’s style: Levi’s Vintage Clothing 1960s Casuals Stripe Tee

 

 

Links for 8/31/16

An international trade deal being negotiated in secret is a “turbo-charged privatisation pact” that poses a threat to democratic sovereignty and “the very concept of public services”, campaigners have warned.

Source: The new TTIP? Meet TISA, the ‘secret privatisation pact that poses a threat to democracy’


 

Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s “frozen wall of earth” has failed to prevent groundwater from entering th

Source: Panel: TEPCO’s ‘ice wall’ failing at Fukushima nuclear plant?The Asahi Shimbun


 

The Portuguese government has authorized some companies to prospect for oil & gas in Algarve, the southernmost region of Portugal

Source: Keepers of the Coast – Offshore oil and gaz drilling projects in Portugal


 

How New Yorker Sy Devore became Hollywood’s swankiest tailor

Source: The Man Who Dressed Elvis Presley


 

Hamptons features on real estate, art and culture, entertainment, celebrities, style, parties and events in the Hamptons, community news, vineyards and restaurant guides covering the Hamptons and north Fork of Long Island, New York.

Source: Surfrider Foundation To Host “Two Coasts: One Ocean” In Montauk And Malibu | Out And About | For The Cause


 

Source: Consent Decree Impact Infographic – MTT – Music Think Tank

Links for 7/5/16

Vogue’s 21st Century Man (1939)


 

Tiki Joint Super Power Gets Its Origin Story in Crown Heights


 

This bijou coastal retreat on stilts owes a debt to wartime sea forts

Source: Redshank beach house review – in deepest Essex, cork tiles are back | Art and design | The Guardian


 

Most cities are indigenous, insofar as they are built on the lands of dispossessed first peoples. Paul Daley, Guardian Australia’s leading voice on Indigenous history, explores whether a city’s ‘indigeneity’ is just a matter of population – or if culture and equality count just as much

Source: Which is the worlds most indigenous city? | Cities | The Guardian

Links for 6/11/16

Skate legend Tommy Guerrero was one of the biggest names in skateboarding in the 1980’s. As one of the Bones Brigade, Powell Peralta’s famous skate team, Guerrero would go on to head up…

Source: Skateboards and Guitar Chords: Tommy Guerrero Reflects on a life of Skating and Music Making | blurredvisionary


 

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Source: Individually-shrinkwrapped potatoes are why we must destroy capitalism / Boing Boing


 

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A Walk in the Dead Woods


 

Star Trek: The Next Generation beachwear

Source: Star Trek: The Next Generation beachwear


 

Algal bloom ‘of biblical proportions’ has led to protests and health emergency as concerns raised over dumping of rotting salmon in ocean

Source: Toxic ‘red tide’ in Chile prompts investigation of salmon farming | World news | The Guardian

Links for 3/7/16

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Unlike most people, the children of a Thailand tribe see with total clarity beneath the waves – how do they do it, and might their talent be learned?

Source: The ‘sea-nomad’ children who see like dolphins


 

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THE TL;DR: “Bershukor: A Retrospective of Hits by a Malaysian Pop Yeh Yeh Legend” is a new vinyl collection of Adnan Othman’s sixties psychedelic rock that was curated and produced by my brot…

Source: My brother produced a tribute LP of ’60s Malaysian psychededlic rock legend Adnan Othman, and you must hear it / Boing Boing


 

Oceania Theater


 

L.A. Art Show fetes the painter of sexy girls, hot rods and cartoon monsters

Source: A Lifetime Achievement Award for the Lowbrow Art of Robert Williams – Los Angeles Magazine

Links for 2/20/16

From jazz bars and spoken word poetry to berets and black turtlenecks, we chart the evolution of beat from subversive to chic

Source: How Beatnik Style Made the Underground Mainstream


 

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This short excerpt from a documentary on AI pulls together clips from a variety of 1960s interviews with some of AI’s most storied pioneers, including Claude Shannon, Jerome Wiesner and Olive…

Source: Watch: Claude Shannon, Jerome Wiesner and Oliver Selfridge in a 1960s AI documentary


 

Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) Campaigns Director and keen surfer Andy Cummins reveals his top spots for surfing around the UK coast

Source: Top 5 UK Surf Spots | www.coastmagazine.co.uk


 

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