Links for 5/10/16

Your Water Heater Can Become a High-power Home Battery

No need to rely on the Tesla Powerwall

Source: Popular Science


In 1952, French physician Alain Bombard set out to cross the Atlantic on an inflatable raft to prove his theory that a shipwreck victim can stay alive on a diet of seawater, fish, and plankton. In …

Source: Can a castaway survive on fish, plankton, and seawater?



‘Songs of Consolation,’ performed at Pembroke College Chapel in Cambridge last month, was the first airing in a 1000 years of a medieval tune the way it would have been. …reconstr…

Source: Medieval music recreated and performed for the first time in 1000 years / Boing Boing


Star Wars tiki mugs from Mos Eisley Kon-Tiki Bar


Bye Bye plastic bags: Sisters’ remarkable fight to rid Bali of rubbish





Links for 4/7/16

The physics of ice predicts that sea level will rise twice as much by the end of the century as previously estimated.

Source: Why the New Sea Level Alarm Can’t Be Ignored


The issue can be overwhelming. The science is complicated. We get it. This is your cheat sheet.

Source: Short Answers to Hard Questions About Climate Change


Packaging of the World is a package design inspiration archive showcasing the best, most interesting and creative work worldwide.

Source: Ayvatú on Packaging of the World – Creative Package Design Gallery


Source: So You Want to Be a Rock ‘n’ Roll Star: Photos of the 1960’s Garage Band Explosion | Dangerous Minds




Alexander Selkirk – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Links for 6/26/14

Our tips for traveling like a TreeHugger

Maori art turns French heads

Breakthrough in Photovoltaic Manufacturing

Unique underwater world discovered in Pitcairn Islands

A reality check from the Arctic for global warming deniers

Time-lapse vision of America’s theft of Native American land, 1776—1887

Can coral save our oceans? Researchers discover soft coral tissue may help protect reefs

Not-to-Miss Tiki Events This Summer

The proto-hippy nature boys of Southern California

Revealed: whale-watching boats the greatest collision threat to whales

USGS and NOAA predict dead zone to be bigger than expected in the Gulf of Mexico

Historic Huntington Beach California: Smoked fish and the Surfer stomp

Chicama, Peru: Home of the World’s Longest Left

Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events

Maui County’s Hookipa Park

Links for 6/25/14

Literary Review – James Hamilton-Paterson on the Great Barrier Reef

Plastic Waste Causes Financial Damage of US$13 Billion to Marine Ecosystems Each Year as Concern Grows over Microplastics

New York’s Silent but Deadly Fracking Problem

How Rupert Murdoch created the world’s newest climate change villain

Links for 4/22/14

Discoveries Challenge Beliefs on Humans’ Arrival in the Americas –

Bureo Fishnet Skateboards For Cleaner Oceans


The Best Way to Deal With Ocean Trash

Diver Jason Dimitri, wearing GoPro camera, comes face-to-face with Caribbean reef shark