Links for 8/7/21

not just bikes strong towns


 

Bruce Walker, 1951-2011 et plus


 

Mat Surfing with Paul Gross


 

The history of the 1966 BatMobile


 

A Peek Inside the World’s Greatest Record Store


 

These Are the People Who Built LA’s New Chinatown


 

Sisters with Transistors: inside the fascinating film about electronic music’s forgotten pioneers


 

Scientists find 25,000 barrels of possible DDT at ‘staggering’ dump site near California coast


 

Climate fight ‘is undermined by social media’s toxic reports’


 

If We Want to Clean Up the Oceans, We Have to Confront the Fossil Fuel Giants

Links for 5/16/21

Getting Shacked on a Surf Mat


 

4 Tips for Improving Your Noseriding


 

Discourses of Climate Delay


 

Racism 101 Asked And Answered: Mugs, Cocktails And Statues — Is Tiki A Form Of Cultural Appropriation?


 

The Pink Lady was a short-lived painting by Lynne Seemayer on a rock face near Malibu, California in 1966


 

Surfing In The Sixties – Mona Boys


 

Samurais Pop Group (1968)


 

Truckin’ with the crowd – Jeff Belzer at Malibu


 

The Morality of Manipulation


 

Tour Santa Monica’s once-vibrant Black neighborhoods, nearly erased by racism and ‘progress’


 

Video: This Wind-Powered Gigantic Cargo Ship Will Carry 7,000 Cars Across the Atlantic


 

The soundscape of the Anthropocene ocean


 

SOMA Bioworks – Biosporin


 

Cold Water Therapy Trailer


 

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood


 

These Sea Creatures Are Actually Made of Glass

Links for 3/23/21

California to consider buying back private beachfront properties


 

The unexpected benefits of surfing


 

Beaver believers: Native Americans promote resurgence of ‘nature’s engineers’


 

Special brew: eco-friendly Peruvian coffee leaves others in the shade


 

Smile for the camera: the dark side of China’s emotion-recognition tech


 

Changes in Atlantic currents may have dire climate implications for the next century


 

6 Echo Chambers That Shaped the Sound of Pop Music


 

China is scaling up its weather modification programme – here’s why we should be worried


 

Music historian delves into LA’s rich jazz scene and how clubs were an ‘oasis from racism’


 

L.A.’s coast was once a DDT dumping ground.