Every Easter Sunday in San Francisco sees a new Bring Your Own Big Wheel
race down Lombard Street -- a funny-car race down the
twistiest street in town. JWZ took great photos of this year's race.
Update: Scott sez, "I'm doing a big roundup of photos and video from the event here."
Update 2: Lars sez, "The steepest street in San Francisco is Filbert, between Hyde and Leavenworth.
It's a regular drive for me when out-of-towners are visiting; I can't think of
any other streets in town where cars in front of you look like they're driving
off the edge of the planet. Stretch limos not recommended!"
You’d be forgiven for thinking the videocassette format long-dead, but it turns out that Betamax is still around. Sony is finally going to withdraw tapes from sale, bringing a 40-year story to an end. The last recorders were sold in 2002. ベータビデオカセットおよびマイクロMVカセットテープ出荷終了のお知らせ [Sony; via The Verge]
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