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


 

Visit the post for more.

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


 

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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


 

Everyday Life in the Past : Photo

Links for 2/5/16

Source: Ton-Up Boys, Girls, The Ace Cafe And The 59 Club: John Hoppy Hopkins’ Favorite Photographs – Flashbak


 

Have you ever lay on the beach, looked out across the ocean, and wondered what you could see on the other side? Well, then you might find this relatively interesting –  a map that shows the countries that are due east and west from points along the coasts of North and South America. To make…

Source: Relatively Interesting If you’re on the beach, this map shows you what’s across the ocean – Relatively Interesting


 

Not to be used for housing.

Source: Got a brand problem? Put a bird on it. — The Startup — Medium


 

Source: Retro To Go: New Dansette reissue: Crosley CR6234A Dansette Junior portable record player


 

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