Monthly Archives: July 2010

Bend-a-Bike

Bike Man Dan hipped us to a fascinating new bike. This bike, designed by 21 year old Kevin Scott, gives you the flexibility of a folding bike but without the diminished wheel or frame size.  It also provides a built … Continue reading

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Meticulous Stop Motion Graffiti

A remarkable visual artist by the name of Blu has released numerous stop motion animations in the last few years. Fans of his work are excited as he recently completed a new short entitled Big Bang Big Boom.  As its … Continue reading

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Quotables

Reading a National Geographic article about Seven of the Biggest Beasts of All Time, I came across a quote that needs to be shared. One of the biggest beasts was the Megalodon, a giant shark – the jaws of which, … Continue reading

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Happy 150th Birthday Market Rail Line

Last Sunday, July the 4th, was a historic day not just for our country but also for the rail line running along Market street. Did you know that the first street railway in SF was a two-cars steam train first … Continue reading

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Giant Toothed Sperm Whale

Nature recently published findings from the 2008 fossil discovery of an extinct sperm whale named after Moby Dick. The prehistoric sperm whale, of which researchers discovered 75% of a skull dating to approximately 12-13 million years ago, has been given … Continue reading

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In Remembrance of Forgetfulness

Admittedly, it is unhelpful and inaccurate to say that any plant “wants” something or has any kind of cognitive desire; however, we can speak of the genetic benefit for many domesticated plants due to their intimate and mutualistic relationship with … Continue reading

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