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07 Aug 2019

Tucker Carlson Is a Prophet…for White Supremacists

Don’t worry, folks. Nothing to see here. Everything is all good – just fine and dandy. Fox News anchor Tucker Carlson says there is no white supremacy problem in the United States – like the whole Russia thing, the issue of people espousing white supremacist ideology and terrorizing communities is

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01 Aug 2019

Europe Has Glow-in-the-Dark Bike Paths, Why Don’t We?

Parts of Europe have glowy bike paths.  In a town in Poland they glow because they have a material in them called ‘phosphor’ that absorbs sunlight during the day and emits that stored light at night.  According to the engineers who installed the lanes in Lidzbark Warmiński Poland, “The material

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25 Jul 2019

How to Join the Robot Dance Army in San Francisco

I like a lot of things that have come from Montreal.  There’s Cirque du Soleil, poutine, Steven Pinker, and now techno robot exoskeletons.   I know what you’re asking yourself right now, “are these the product of a secret Canadian Space Force project, sent here to make Americans more polite?”  The

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25 Jul 2019

Trump Speaks in Front of ’45 is a puppet’ Russian Themed Seal

Somedays there isn’t a whole lot to smile about, but on other days, when activists get the better of things, we get to smile a bit. This week Trump addressed a crowd of Republican student activists at a ‘Turning Point USA‘ event.  Turning Point is a political action non-profit for

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25 Jul 2019

SF Streets in the 1960’s

There’s no real theme here, it’s just photos from the 1960’s taken in San Francisco.  We found them on a random blog that had no author, gave no photo credits or explanations.  So if you know who took any of these photos drop us a line in the comments. Here

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18 Jul 2019

Your 39th San Francisco Jewish Film Festival Preview

The ad campaign for the 39th San Francisco Jewish Film Festival (SFJFF) challenges viewers to think about the things that make a film Jewish.  Does it need to focus on Jewish religious issues? Must it be set in Israel? Does the talent in front of or behind the camera need

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16 Jul 2019

Amazon Workers Strike in Minnesota & Around the World

Our Tech Column was made possible by the fine folks at Mozilla Firefox.  The nonprofit Mozilla Foundation believes the Internet must always remain a global public resource that is open and accessible to all.  And that’s why we love Firefox. Amazon. The fast-growing, brick and mortar eating, global retail superpower,

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11 Jul 2019

Kate Rhoades : Artist You Should Know

The “Artist You Should Know” series highlights Bay Area artists who are doing incredible work, it’s our way of supporting the creative community and helping to keep the bay a strange and wonderful place.  If you’ve taken a bus lately you may have seen Kate’s work, she’s got a delightful series

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