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Bay Bridge Gets an Animated LED Light Display

In the California Bay area, one bridge has always outshone the rest: the Golden Gate. With its signature red color and prime location at the entrance to the bay, it’s hard to imagine any of the other bridges in the ...
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Pi in the Sky

On September 12th, residents of the San Francisco Bay area witnessed the world’s largest temporary installation (150 miles long) 10,000 miles overhead as a team of skywriters wrote out the first 1,000 digits of pi. Each number in the 100 ...
Bikes of San Francisco

Bikes of San Francisco

I was in San Francisco just yesterday, so when I returned home and saw this great ‘Bikes of San Francisco’ poster by Tor, I couldn’t help cracking up at how spot-on it was. A fixie for the Mission and a ...
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Kinetic Toothpicks: 35 Years in the Making

This has to be one of the most beautiful and insane toothpick sculptures ever created… not only did Scott Weavers “Rolling Through San Francisco” take 35 years to construct, but it used over 100,000 of the tiny wooden sticks and ...
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Clouds Look Better Going Fast

You know how everything seems to look better in slow motion? Well, it turns out that clouds look amazingly good going really, really fast. These giant floating masses of water often appear to stand still, but give them a little ...
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Documenting the San Francisco Rave Scene

If you were around San Francisco in the 90’s, it was impossible to escape the colorful, joyous parties of the exploding rave scene. The influence these massive parties had was world wide, still reverberates today and for many was a ...
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Google Earth: The California Bay Area Now 3D!

(Thursday – 01/27/11) If you’ve never been to the California Bay area, now is your chance… at least virtually. Google announced today that it has rolled out tens of thousands of new, user created buildings for Google Earth and Google ...
Psychedelic Real Estate Maps

Psychedelic Real Estate Maps

These colorful maps were created by Stamen Design to illustrate San Francisco’s real estate market. Using vibrantly hued circles, the Cheerio Maps depict various home prices in the city, allowing users to quickly see how property values compare around the ...