Links for 11/24/17

‘As close as the US gets to Egypt’s pyramids’: how Chaco Canyon is endangered by drilling


 

Source: Tom Goldtooth: Carbon Trading is “Fraudulent” Scheme to Privatize Air & Forests to Permit Pollution | Democracy Now!


 

Source: Study finds different types of alcohol may affect our emotions differently / Boing Boing


 

Source: Will You ‘Promise to Protect’? Coalition Urges New Wave of Resistance to Stop KXL | Common Dreams


 

Source: Who Owns the Internet? | The New Yorker


 

EV West, a car shop in California, built the world’s first electric Ferrari.

Source: Meet the DIY Mechanics Retrofitting Classic Cars With Electric Motors

Links for 8/11/17

Source: Cinephonics Props Rental Recording / Audio


 

Leaked Documents Reveal Counterterrorism Tactics Used at Standing Rock to “Defeat Pipeline Insurgencies”


 

The garbage patch may cover as much as 2.6 million square kilometers, that is 1.5 times the size of Texas. Similarly to the patch in the North Pacific, the one in the South was formed due to a mix …

Source: Scientists Have Confirmed a Garbage Patch 1.5 Times the Size of Texas in the South Pacific | One Green Planet


 

“Inside Utopia” versammelt Design-Ideen von Architekten der Moderne

Source: Bildband “Inside Utopia”


 

the world’s largest collection


 

Source: A million bottles a minute: worlds plastic binge as dangerous as climate change | Environment | The Guardian


 

World has three years left to stop dangerous climate change, warn experts | Environment


Going old school with some new tools

Source: One Shipping Company Is Ditching Carbon Emissions For HighTech Sailing | Popular Science


 

US-born artist Aaron Gach and Egyptian-born musician Cherine Amr speak to the WSWS about their experiences.

Source: Artists who were harassed at the US border speak out – World Socialist Web Site

Links for 6/2/17

Australian convict pirates in Japan: evidence of 1830 voyage unearthed | Australia news | The Guardian


 

Vintage Air India route map on a souvenir hand fan

Source: Boing Boing


 

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Source: Forget Everything You Learned In Economics. You Were Totally Lied To.


 

Dakota Access Pipeline already Leaking Oil & not Completed


 

We just discovered A Future on Wheels, a longboarding project in Cambodia, that teamed-up with local NGO OBT (Organization for the basic training) to bring

Source: A Future on Wheels – Longboarding Project in Cambodia » Blog Archive » Longboard Girls Crew


 

The Decolonial Atlas | Re-imagining the world.

Links for 2/26/17

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And it won’t soon be forgotten.

Source: The Standing Rock Fire Is Visible All Over the United States


 

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James Baldwin trounces William F. Buckley (1965)

Source: James Baldwin trounces William F. Buckley (1965)

You surely do notice the absence of a native in the discussion.


 

The Lost Journals of Peter Troy from TSJ 20.4.

Source: The Archivist: World Tour | The Surfers Journal


 

West Hollywood honors the era of the Sunset Strip’s heyday

Source: These Rare Vintage Photos of the Sunset Strip Will Transport You to the 1960s – Los Angeles Magazine


 

Patagonia Makes Things Political With Outdoor Retailer Show In Utah


 

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The faster-than-expected melt of the Greenland ice sheet is yet another example of climate models proving to be too conservative.

Source: Greenland Ice Sheet Melting 600 Percent Faster Than Predicted by Current Models | naked capitalism

Links for 2/24/17

New Zealand Duke Festival – the Program, the Party

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


 

What is ‘cultured meat’ and how can it address the most pressing global problems? Let us introduce you to some of the brilliant minds behind it.

Source: How can Cultured Meat solve World Hunger and Global Warming?


 

Police brutality against protesters is reminiscent of civil-rights battles like Selma. And the state has borrowed millions to fund it.

Source: Taxpayer-Funded Horror at Standing Rock – The Daily Beast


 

It’s up to progressives to fight back against this idiocy-promoting rhetoric and save the Earth

Source: Climate scepticism is a far-right badge of honour – even in sweltering Australia | Opinion | The Guardian


 

Tiny, poor, diabetes-wracked Pacific island nations want to ban junk food, despite risk of WTO retaliation

Source: Tiny, poor, diabetes-wracked Pacific island nations want to ban junk food, despite risk of WTO retaliation


 

Growing alternatives to petroleum-based packaging

Source: Case Studies


 

Sky Ocean Rescue


 

Landscape architect Kristina Hill focuses on helping cities adapt to climate change, particularly sea level rise. In an interview with Yale Environment 360, she discusses the challenges, solutions, and costs of saving cities from encroaching oceans.

Source: Rethinking Urban Landscapes To Adapt to Rising Sea Levels – Yale E360


 

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How to turn old plastic bottles into 56 different items

Source: How to turn old plastic bottles into 56 different items / Boing Boing

Links for 2/19/17

Dem Häuptlingssohn, bestaunt im kolonialen Menschenzoo, gelang ein rasanter Aufstieg. Martin Dibobe kam 1896 aus Kamerun nach Berlin. Er wurde Schlosser, Zugführer, Beamter. Und Vorkämpfer für die Rechte der Afrikaner.

Source: Martin Dibobe, preußischer Afro-Sozi: Black Power im Kaiserreich


 

Can Preservationists Save L.A.’s Late Modernist Landmarks? – Architecture Lab


 

When strong winds prevented filmmaker Jo Ruxton from sending a submarine to her chosen recording location off the coast of Marseille, she was naturally nervous.

Source: Our seas have become a plastic graveyard – but can technology turn the tide?


 

That Sushi May Contain a Tract-Invading Parasitic Tapeworm


 

Carbon Tracker Initiative’s Luke Sussams says the dropping costs of renewable energy could see global demand for oil and coal peak by 2020

Source: Solar Created More Jobs in 2016 Than Oil, Gas and Coal Combined


 

Despite having celebrated a victory against the corporation who was constructing the Dakota Access Pipeline, water protectors everywhere might be having to head out into the freezing cold once again to defend the sacred land and valuable waterways. This is because President Donald Trump is expected to go forward with plans to sign an executive

Source: Trump to Sign Executive Order Pushing Through Construction of DAPL & Keystone XL Pipeline – The Ring of Fire Network

Links for 2/14/17

Nik Stain, Andrew Wilson, Hjalte Halberg, Roman Gonzales and more make the most of blue skies and beer fuelled night sessions.

Source: Jesse Alba and Polar in Puerto Rico – Sidewalk Skate…


 

On the Dakota Access Pipeline and the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s lawsuit. Why was the lawsuit brought? Who is the lawsuit against? Find out.

Source: FAQ: Standing Rock Litigation | Earthjustice


 

Dear family, friends, fellow skaters and supporters..I write this message for all those who love the internet and for all those who hate it and those of you wh

Source: Why Longboarding for Peace? | Concrete Wave Magazine


 

Holy Barbarians: Beat Culture on the West Coast


 

Source: Turning America into a Global Climate Outcast | NRDC


 

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Bioluminescent beaches

Source: Bioluminescent beaches / Boing Boing


 

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Source: Paris Truck Co.: Paris in Beijing Video Release

Links for 2/10/17

Thousands rally across the country to oppose the Dakota Access Pipeline as two city councils have voted to divest billions from the project

Source: Billions Divested from Banks Backing Dakota Access Pipeline


 

Underground city made from old opal mines has 3,500 residents


 

Oil may be a big reason behind the Trump Administration’s aggressive stance towards China’s territorial claims in the South China Sea.

Source: Rex Tillerson Backs Aggressive Policy in Disputed South China Sea as Exxon, Russia Eye Region’s Oil and Gas | naked capitalism


 

RCA Types PB-31, PB-140, PB-144, 44-A, 44-B


 

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: California Aims to Plug In Almost Everything That Moves | NRDC


 

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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