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Hacking tractors, foraging in the surf, mini-boats, Mardi Gras beads, and more! Monday Morning Salvage: February 5, 2018.

Flotsam (what we’re obsessed with right now)

Jetsam (what we’re enjoying from around the web)

A seabed mining machine built for Nautilus Minerals.YouTube/Nautilus Minerals

A seabed mining machine built for Nautilus Minerals.YouTube/Nautilus Minerals

Mini-boat.

Mini-boat.

Lagan (what we’re reading from the peer-reviewed literature)

Shipping News (academic and ocean policy wonkery)

Driftwood (what we’re reading on dead trees)

Derelicts (favorites from the deep archive)

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