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 1/18/17

Source: Holy Barbarians: Beat Culture on the West Coast – Artwire Press Release from ArtfixDaily.com


 

Source: Groovy vintage ads for classic guitars | Dangerous Minds


 

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The Latin soul craze that hit New York 50 years ago only lasted a few years, but its effects still linger – Oliver Wang takes a look at the defining songs of the scene

Source: We like it like that: the songs that defined New York Citys boogaloo craze | Music | The Guardian


 

Rex Tillerson dodges question about who knew what when at ExxonMobil about company’s history of promoting and funding climate science denial, as state AG probes continue.

Source: Tillerson Dodges Discussing Who Knew What When about ExxonMobil’s Efforts to Deceive the Public on Climate Change | naked capitalism


 

Global sea ice levels are at their lowest in recorded history, according to new statistics from the U.S. National Snow & Ice Data Center.In the Arctic, the loss is due to climate change and extreme weather events that are likely influenced by global warming, while the changes in the Antarctic may be attributed to natural variability, the center said.

Source: Global Sea Ice Hits Lowest Levels ‘Probably in Millenia’


 

Make driving safer by replacing air bags with daggers that stab you in the heart


 

Many researchers previously argued that giant animals became extinct soon after the arrival of the First Australians

Source: Megafauna and Indigenous Australians coexisted for at least 17,000 years | Australia news | The Guardian

Links for 10/31/16

Activists released after arrest treated ‘like we’re not human beings’ as standoff with law enforcement continues with peaceful Saturday rally

Quelle: Dakota Access pipeline: Native Americans allege cruel treatment | US news | The Guardian


 

Jasper Ohlson: Home Runs – Blood Orange


 

EU and 24 countries sign long-awaited agreement to protect 1.1m sq km of water in Southern Ocean, ensuring that fewer younger fish will be caught

Quelle: Worlds largest marine park created in Ross Sea in Antarctica in landmark deal | World news | The Guardian


 

Riders of the California Surf

Quelle: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


 

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Recently, Bustin Boards sent a group of four skaters on a voyage of friendship and shredventure as they embarked on their 2016 Euro Shop Tour. . .

Quelle: Bustin’s European Summer Shop Tour – Wheelbase Magazin


 

Eleven of the past 12 months have set new high-temperature records.

Source: To The Surprise Of No One, NASA Predicts 2016 Will Be The Hottest Year On Record | Huffington Post


 

Source: Kevin Kidney: Fancy Feathers: Restoring Tiki Room Birds

Links for 8/21/16

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Maps lie: countries that fit inside other countries

Source: Maps lie: countries that fit inside other countries


 

Die Forscherin Sylvia Earle warnt vor einer historischen Krise der Ozeane. 90 Prozent der großen Fische und die Hälfte aller Korallen sind bereits verschwunden. Ist der Ozean noch zu retten?

Source: Bedrohter Ozean: „Das Paradies geht verloren“


 

With the Summer Olympics upon us, we are reminded of the highest levels of human athleticism. Swimming is an event closely related to all bodysurfers. At an Olympic level, swimming is an incredible…

Source: Competitive Swimming and Bodysurfing | Swell Lines


 

This Crazy Vintage Ceramic Guitar Is a Mystery No More—Here’s Who Made It


 

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Links for 8/13/16

This is the original yellowish-white and blue fiberglass surfboard that is pictured on the classic Beach Boys album covers for “Surfin’ Safari” (1962) and “Surfer Girl” (1963), as well as in other phot

Source: Array | The Original Beach Boys Surfboard


 

Reflections On Midget:

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events


 

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Don’t pee on a jellyfish sting, and other venom no-nos / Boing Boing


 

Four-tuskers, hoe-tuskers, shovel-tuskers, all wiped out by climate change or human – now only a fragment of this family remains

Source: Elephants are the end of a 60 million year lineage – the last of the megaherbivores | Environment | The Guardian


 

West Papua is fighting for independence from Indonesia — but will it win regional solidarity for its efforts?

Source: Good-bye, Indonesia

Links for 4/4/16

For $20 I really like this new Matone dual USB battery pack! I haven’t found anything better at this price. The Matone battery is a great combo. I’ve tried water and damage resistant ba…

Source: $20 Water resistant, solar charging, 10000mAh power bank / Boing Boing


 

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I have an open fire and spend my evenings tanning animal and fish skins, and carving wood

Source: Experience: I am 16 and live alone in the wilderness | Life and style | The Guardian


 


 

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Found an abandoned garage during a hot July session and decided to film a mellow one in the shade to make you smile…boss setup: Bastl Boards “Walzer”/ Cloudride “Ozones”music by Barefoot Basement (www.barefootbasement.at)thanks to the Linz crew and the “blind” security guards to make this happen.Riding: Rene SchmidFilming: Rene Nocker, Andy Marva

Source: Garage Siesta › GoShredTV


 

Back in the ‘70s, a skateboarder from Northern California was blazing new ground.  His name was Rick Blackhart, and he skated with reckless abandon and pure aggression. Tunnel’s Rick Blackhart didn’t ride any old decks.  He would design skateboards with his fellow Tunnel Team member Kevin “KT” Thatcher.  They would take solid alder, router […]

Source: Tunnel Blackhart Model – LongBoardLarry


 

Captured by pirates or stranded at sea for years, all these people are a testament to the strength of the human spirit.

Source: These Real-Life Castaways Survived The Harsh Conditions Of The Sea Against All Odds

Links for 4/6/16

Water bottle made of algae by Ari Jansson from Iceland – Ambalaj


 

Migrant workers dumped on islands after being abandoned by boat captains when Indonesia banned foreign fishing

Source: 4,000 foreign fishermen stranded on remote Indonesian islands


 

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We are living in the Anthropocene age, in which human influence on the planet is so profound – and terrifying – it will leave its legacy for millennia. Politicians and scientists have had their say, but how are writers and artists responding to this crisis?

Source: Generation Anthropocene: How humans have altered the planet for ever


 

Despite regular coastal cleanups around the world, the problem of ocean garbage continues. Now, two Australians say they’ve found the solution

Source: Brain wave: the surfers who made a trashcan for the ocean | Guardian Sustainable Business | The Guardian


 

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Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events