As posted earlier, San Franciscans arose at sunrise and gathered along Franklin Street to watch an unusual grand procession. An 1880 Victorian house was being moved from 807 Franklin Street to its new home at 635 Fulton St, traveling on a hydraulic dolly operated by remote control. Victorians are SF's signature look and it's nice to see one being protected and preserved in a grand fashion. Watch these cool time lapse videos filmed by my old pal John Kiffmeyer to see the surreal journey for yourself.
Wanted to pass on what the San Francisco Neo-Futurists are up to. They've got a new interactive performance called The Program. The shtick? It's a 45-minute audio experience performed exclusively over your phone (U.S. only). Here's what I know: Hello, and welcome to The Program. We've been waiting for your call.The critically acclaimed San Francisco… READ THE REST
One night in 1970, daredevil Evel Knievel was preparing to jump his motorcycle over 11 vehicles in front of a packed stadium in San Francisco. Apparently, jumping a motorcycle over a fleet of cars in a confined space wasn't quite butch enough because Knievel also decided to start an epic brawl with the Hell's Angels.… READ THE REST
Almost as much fun to destroy as the real thing, LEGO San Francisco is sure to be a hit. This LEGO Architecture kit includes some rudimentary 'painted ladies' and Coit Tower and the dildo-esque Salesforce Tower. I may paint my Alcatraz to resemble the Nov 1969-June 1971 occupied version. LEGO Architecture Skyline Collection 21043 San… READ THE REST
Everybody has their main reason for wanting and needing a smartphone. For some, it's communication. For others, it's about web access anywhere and everywhere. And there are even those who literally couldn't get from Point A to Point B without a computer brain charting the course. Another key group of smartphone users is the chroniclers,… READ THE REST
In your eternal search to cool up your home — both figuratively and literally — a bladeless fan might be a great investment as the summer months start rolling into view. For efficiency, new power-saving bladeless fans help cool a space without being forced to pay the cost of using the air conditioner to chill out… READ THE REST
Microsoft has Windows. Apple has Mac OS. Between them, they're the operating systems running 92 percent of the computers in the world. And they were created, developed, owned, and sold as proprietary software by those two companies for use on their particular machines. Linux? Linux is the very definition of a free agent. A versatile,… READ THE REST