Links for 8/21/16






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



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




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




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




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 ( 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




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


Surfing Publication and Newsagency, we provide surfers all the news, Board Buyers Guide, Contest Reports, Big Wave Events, Airshows, Image Galleries, Shapers, Schools and Camps directories, Surfing magazine, Learning to Surf tips

Source: Pacific Longboarder News / Reviews / Events

Links for 3/20/16

1958 Grazioso/Futurama Electric Guitar




Source: vintage everyday: Picnic at Huntington Beach, California, 1937


On Saturday, NASA dropped a bombshell of a climate report. February 2016 has soared past all rivals as the warmest seasonally adjusted month in more than a century of global recordkeeping. The previous record was set just last month. Perhaps even more remarkable is that February 2015 crushed the previous February record–set in 1998 during the peak atmospheric influence of the 1997-98 “super” El Niño that’s comparable in strength to the current one–by a massive 0.47°C (0.85°F). Although the science of attributing extreme weather events to a warming climate is still evolving, February 2016 gave us a number of extreme weather events that were made more probable by a warmer climate.

Source: February Smashes Earth’s All-Time Global Heat Record by a Jaw-Dropping Margin | Dr. Jeff Masters’ WunderBlog


How far would you go to rescue the remains of a bygone world you’ve loved since you were a kid? Peter Knego went to Alang, India, and then did it again and again, to save what he could of the…

Source: A Life at sea, on land



Links for 3/2/16

The Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal to be signed in New Zealand this Thursday is a toxic deal that would give dangerous new powers to the fossil fuel industry and pose a serious harm to the climate, according to the global climate campaign

Source: Toxic Trans-Pacific Partnership is a Climate Disaster | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community


La música a gogo suena sin parar hasta el amanecer en Tijuana, sin importar que haya una pelea o que los meseros tengan que sacar arrastrando a un chico borracho y dejarlo en la banqueta.

Source: Los mods mexicanos están redefiniendo Tijuana | VICE | México


Source: Tricked out final rides: Vintage hearses from around the world | Dangerous Minds


Film-maker Angus Macqueen had extraordinary access to one of the last uncontacted indigenous peoples for his new documentary. Here he tells of the struggles they now face on the border of Brazil and Peru

Source: Why are the lost tribes now emerging from the Amazon?

Links for 9/17/15

Revealed: how Indigenous Australian storytelling accurately records sea level rises 7,000 years ago

What’s the difference between a $20 ukulele and a $1000 ukulele

Take a vacation, or die young

This is how blue the skies were when Beijing banned 2.5 million cars for two weeks

This guy’s drive through California’s Valley Fire looks like a scene from a horror flick

Invasion of the Lionfish

Vintage Vinyl: 1963 Vintage photographs available as fine-art prints or digital stock images