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11 Jun 2012

SF Design Week is here!

San Francisco Design Week Kick-Off Celebration 2011 I try to think back and figure out when my obsession with design began, but I suppose that could be attributed to a multitude of different situations from my past: everything from coloring books to the stacks and stacks of magazines my sister

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31 May 2012

Broke-Ass Survival Guide for a Zombie Apocalypse

If you’re not already up to speed on your Walking Dead, it’s probably time you get started. With recent news of the “Miami Zombie,” 31-year-old Rudy Eugene, who was reportedly naked as he chewed off the face of an innocent homeless man, until policeman took him down after multiple fires

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16 Nov 2011

Mythbusters: LIVE!

My boyfriend loves this show because it’s totally manly- you know, the mechanics, technology, and the dirty-fingernail-grime that comes with it. The nerd in me loves the science and trial and error, while the fashionista in me is obsessed with Jamie Hyneman‘s iconic beret, or his partner-in-crime’s hipster thick-rimmed glasses.

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10 Nov 2011

Dear TV, Being Broke Ain’t That Easy!

Don’t judge me, but I’ve been kinda casually checking out that new show “2 Broke Girls” lately (partially because I think that chick from that one Michael Cera movie- and more recently in Thor– is quite pleasantly sassy; but mostly because I didn’t continue watching Gossip Girl past season one,

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08 Nov 2011

4th Annual SF Bike Expo

This one’s for you, with your thick-framed glasses and your single pant leg rolled up. Yeah, you- the super-cool Mission hipster standing on the street corner, nom nom nom-ing down that tasty treat from a nearby food cart. It’s a freakin bike expo! That’s right, come check out hot new

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02 Nov 2011

HULLS: The Art of Decay in San Francisco Bay

Now this is something that is truly special: Today San Francisco’s very first female tugboat captain debuts a collection of photographs taken from the unique angle, aboard the tugboat’s deck; Jan Tiura’s HULLS closely examines working vessels from around the world. Tiura unique angle allows the inspiration to focus on

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27 Oct 2011

In Barbie’s name, What Would Barbie Do?

“Barbie is the… non-religious Jesus.” – pretty strong words coming from one clearly devout Barbie follower, artist Charlotte Davis. You can hear this, along with lots of other exuberant commentary, in a video on the website for an extraordinary show displaying Barbie and Ken like you’ve never seen them before.Today

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20 Oct 2011

DIY Pumpkin Beauty

Halloween’s around the corner and pretty soon you’ll have a mess of pumpkin goo all over your kitchen table- you know, post-carving fest, of course. But I’m thinking maybe it would be a good idea not to throw it out, because after all that drinking, late-night munchies, party sweat, and

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