Last week, Colby Droscher filmed a gorgeous sunset from his office in San Francisco's Mission District. He added Brian Eno's beautiful Deep Blue Day and generously shared it with the rest of us.
Walgreens says it is closing five more of its stores in San Francisco because shoplifters are making them unprofitable. The chain has closed at least 10 stores since 2019 because of "organized retail crime". AP reports that Walmart had to shut down one store that had been losing $1,000 every day to shoplifting. From SF… READ THE REST
With print journalism dying a slow and painful death, adjacent businesses are also becoming obsolete. In San Francisco, newspaper kiosks were an early casualty, so the city's Arts Commission teamed up with the company that owns the kosks, JCDecaux, to make the 60 or so structures available rent free for creative uses. No, you can't… READ THE REST
San Francisco, we salute you. The city has chosen not to use any of the thousands of time-tested garbage can models available from manufacturers to replace their existing, no-longer-desirable public trashcans. This city will not accept bland, inexpensive-but-functional waste containers available from manufacturers; instead, it is insisting on a custom trashcan fit for the used… READ THE REST
Whatever age we may be, we can always stand to learn something new, even if we're years removed from school. If you're looking to pick up some new skills, consider these 21 courses, which range from coding and IT to essential life skills. Plus, each of these courses goes for $10 a piece. That's a… READ THE REST
Every modern-day gamer knows that the only way to properly get the most out of their console is to have access to its premium online subscription service. With these services, you can reap the benefits of things like online multiplayer, special discounts and DLC, exclusive game collections, and so much more. And if you happen… READ THE REST
From tasks as simple as checking the weather to scrolling through Facebook with your morning coffee, iPads have become an integral part of our day-to-day. While you can do a lot of your phones these days, there's just something to be said about having a larger, portable screen in your hands, making you more mobile… READ THE REST