Links for 1/5/17

The debate over the so-called global warming ‘pause’ just got reopened.

Source: NOAA challenged the global warming ‘pause.’ Now new research says the agency was right – The Washington Post


 

Honey Skateboards


 

Source: Drinking Your Way Through ‘The Waldorf Astoria Bar Book’


 

Handmade models of classic midcentury Palm Springs houses.

Source: Palm Springs midcentury modern in miniature: Mini City by McKean Studio | Retro to Go


 

Melanesians may carry genetic evidence of a previously unknown extinct human relative.

Quelle: DNA data offer evidence of unknown extinct human relative | Science News

Links for 1/2/17

GhostShip: Mourn the Dead: Fight Like Hell For The Living- Guest Post by Marc Ribot | The Trichordist


 

Ron ‘Canoe’ Drummond was an author and surf pioneer whose massive 6’6 frame was eclipsed only by his passion for the Ocean. Drummond self-published The Art of Wave Riding at 24 ye…

Source: Sandy Pages: The Art of Wave Riding | Swell Lines


 

Eating at all of LA’s grand old restaurants and dives, one at a time


 

Most skaters know the commonly accepted story of how modern skateboarding was invented and popularized: In the 1950s, surfers who wanted to experience the sensation of riding waves on concrete started to disassemble roller skates and attach them to wooden boards.Surf shops and manufacturers began producing skateboards to capitalize on this newly forming market in the early 1960s. These boards looked like small surfboards.

Quelle: The Prehistoric Skateboard? | Jenkem Magazine


 

Tractor pull goes amazingly wrong

Links for 12/1/16

Morro Bay Skateboard Museum Fundraiser 2016


 

The story of how the Sámi received a report documenting human rights abuses at Standing Rock — and used it to pressure Norway’s largest bank to divest from the Dakota Access pipeline — illustrates how international networks of Indigenous people are challenging the power structure behind the oppression of Indigenous people all around the world.

Source: How Indigenous Activists in Norway Got the First Bank to Pull Out of the Dakota Access Pipeline


 

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Video: Just Killer: the Byron Section

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


 
Source: Iraqi Twitter account reveals lost beauty of Baghdad

Links for 11/23/16

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It’s Not Climate Change ?- ?It’s Everything Change


 

George Takei: “They interned my family. Don’t let them do it to Muslims.” / Boing Boing


 

Grasberg mine in the Indonesian region has been a source of untold wealth for its owners, but local communities say it has brought poverty and oppression

Source: The $100bn gold mine and the West Papuans who say they are counting the cost | Susan Schulman | Global development | The Guardian


 

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Video: Maybe Tomorrow

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


 

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Researchers used bone collagen (protein) sequences to determine the species of 20 previously unidentifiable bone fragments

Quelle: Britain’s Last Hunter-Gatherers Discovered Using Breakthrough Analysis of Bone Fragments | Lab Manager


 

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Links for 4/26/16

Enter surfing’s secret garden and get ready for the ride of your life

Source: Enter surfing’s secret garden and get ready for the ride of your life | Richard Williams | Sport | The Guardian


 

Introducing the Bahne Bamboo Tiki Longboard. This is a top of the line 44″ (111.76cm) classic longboard cruiser featuring a multi-ply hard wood maple & beautiful artisan Bamboo deck, rugged aluminum trucks & durable 70mm PU wheels.

Source: Bahne – Bamboo Tiki 44″ Longboard – Bahne Skateboards


 

Authorities are investigating whether pollution is to blame for a spate of mysterious mass fish deaths along the country’s central coast

Source: Vietnam investigates mass fish deaths


 

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Links for 1/28/16

“These traditions come from Neolithic times — from shamanism — and they have never stopped,” said Mr. Fréger,

Source: European Masquerades: Pagan Costumes Of The Light Continent’s Wilder Men – Flashbak


 

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The Beach Boys film Love and Mercy portrays Brian Wilson as experiencing music playing constantly in his head. A growing body of research suggests that this rare phenomenon might have been behind his creative talent

Source: Was musical memory the secret to Brian Wilson’s genius? | Music | The Guardian


 

Source: A Story as Sharp as a Knife – inside the vibrant art of the Haida | Creative Review


 

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The public are being enlisted to read through detailed logs of whaling ships which include records of ice flows and weather conditions

Source: The 19th-century whaling logbooks that could help scientists understand climate change

Links for 11/24/15

It was the era of sex, drugs and pop revolution, but also of anti-war protest and inner-city riots. Jon Savage describes a year that’s still freaking out the establishment

Source: 1966: the year youth culture exploded


 

There is no legal protection for climate change refugees. That’s inexcusable.

Source: There’s No Such Thing as a Climate Change Refugee


 

Could climate change trigger another genocide?

Source: Black Earth


 

finest handcrafted Longboards,wakgsboards, Esslingen am Neckar

Source: wakgsboards – Coolangatta 6.5

Links for 10/6/15

Skateboards gibt es in unzähligen Formen, Farben und Materialien. Wenn du auf hochwertige Bretter aus Holz stehst, solltest du das schwedische Unternehmen Malmötrafiken im Auge behalten. Gegründet wurde es von den IndustriedesignernOskar Lundgren und Isabe

Source: Malmötrafiken schnitzt Skateboards in Handarbeit


 

Broken kingpins and misc skateboard junk

Source: Broken Kingpins


 

Source: sa ka roulé !: Retro Vintage 59


 

An algae cultivator, a surf company and a team of Southern California academics have joined forces to create a sustainable surf board.

Source: Have surfers discovered the future of sustainable design? | 2degrees Community | 2degrees


 

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Video:: The Blu / Stable Fistral Classic 2015


 

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