Links for 8/29/16

Ten Clear Signs Our Climate Is Changing | Climate Reality


A California biotech company receives funding to commercialise algae-based prawns, in an attempt to get people switching to more sustainable diets

Source: Synthetic prawns: a bid to make ‘seafood’ that’s sustainable and slavery-free | Environment | The Guardian


Hi-tech imaging has revealed exceptionally rare manuscript overlaid by 16th-century deerhide document held at Oxford University

Source: Hidden codex may reveal secrets of life in Mexico before Spanish conquest | Science | The Guardian


Long before Columbus reached the Americas, Cahokia was the biggest, most cosmopolitan city north of Mexico. Yet by 1350 it had been deserted by its native inhabitants the Mississippians – and no one is sure why

Source: Lost cities #8: mystery of Cahokia – why did North America’s largest city vanish? | Cities | The Guardian


Sound Explosion! Inside LA’s Sound Factory With The Wrecking Crew by . For Wreck-heads everywhere. Record Collector is the world’s leading authority on rare and collectable records

Source: Sound Explosion! Inside LA’s Sound Factory With The Wrecking Crew – Record Collector Magazine


Source: Mory Madness: An Obsession – Electric Deer Guitarworks

Links for 5/22/16

From 1820 to 2013, 79 million people obtained lawful permanent resident status in the United States. The interactive map below visualizes all of them based on their prior country of residence. The brightness of a country corresponds to its total migration to the U.S. at the given time. Use the controls at the bottom to stop / […]

Source: Here’s Everyone Who’s Immigrated to the U.S. Since 1820 – Metrocosm


Surfing in Palestine: pleasure-seekers of the occupied territories





Avalon 1964, With Midget Farrelly and Bobby Brown

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


Australia’s world heritage site is the largest living thing on Earth. But warm water driven by El Niño is bleaching the reef, and a recent report calls for it to be listed as in danger

Source: Great Barrier Reef: the scale of bleaching has the most sober scientists worried

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

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 2/16/16

Fatboy’s $250 “picnic lounge” is a 9’x 7?, weather-resistant, picnic/beach blanket with a built-in pocket (inside the Fatboy logo-tag). (via Geekologie)

Source: Picnic/beach blanket that looks like a knotted rug / Boing Boing


Prof Antonella Sorace says children should be encouraged to learn less common languages to prevent them from dying out

Source: Preserve rare languages to spread benefits of multilingualism, says expert | Science | The Guardian


It started with an email from a source at Interpol. The subject line of the email said: “Brace yourself.” Attached to the email was a video that showed four men at sea, swimming frantic…

Source: A Murder at Sea. Caught on Camera. Will Anyone Investigate?


Though remains of 19 bodies were found at dump, investigators said no physical evidence supports attorney general’s claim that students were incinerated there

Source: Forensic experts reject Mexico’s claim that criminals burned missing students | World news | The Guardian



Links for 1/31/15

In 10 Years, No One in Helsinki Will Even Want to Own a Car

A Historic Manuscript on Aztec Life Is “Virtually Repatriated”

Watch Paige Alms and other surfing greats tackle insane Hawaiian winter surf

Listen: Marlene Dietrich plays musical saw (with bonus Star Trek theme)

Climate change on Valentine’s Day: what might you lose that you love?

Save Our Ocean Giants

31,000,000 Bq/m3 of Strontium-90 measured at the nearest boring well to Reactor 2

You Should Eat a Cricket

Coral reefs are about to crash in a big way

Austrian school – RationalWiki

Guy McPherson – RationalWiki