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Were there really #sfriots?

The night of the Giants’ World Series win, you either thought San Francisco “erupted into riots” (if you were watching the sometimes hysterical reactions streaming on Twitter with hashtags like #sfriots and #sfscanner), or you had no idea there was anything happening at all (if you were watching any of the traditional TV news stations […]

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Basket transfer skateboard trick

Impressive. [via Jason A.]

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Thursday Top 5

http://player.ordienetworks.com/flash/fodplayer.swf “Walk Hard,” The Music VideoI watched Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story last week and thought it was hilarious. Most of all, I was impressed by the amazing songs, plus the fact that John C. Reilly actually sung them all! The title track is an incredibly catchy Johnny Cash-esque tune that’s been going through […]

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http://www.collegehumor.com/moogaloop/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=1928033&fullscreen=1 Honest Twister CommercialFor sexually frustrated people ages 8 and up. Little People – A tiny street art projectJason really liked this book. http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=8267791&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=0&color=&fullscreen=1 “A Million Ways” by OK Go http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=8718627&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=0&color=&fullscreen=1 “This Too Shall Pass” by OK GoThis one’s for Jenny. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aW-ljrm7a6g] Hot Dog Launcher The weekly Thursday Top 5 lists the five most notable, […]

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Thursday Top 5

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SHX5JvZwIhM] Sk8face: The Evolution of Skateboard Art trailer (explicit)Mostly for Jason A. [via Gary L.] [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wUnMF7dV86k] Robocop RapThe entire movie Robocop retold as a rap, in 10 minutes. SugarStacks.comVisualize how much sugar is in the fruit, veggies, drinks, and snacks you consume. Cheap. Cheap.Twitter may have paid $6 or less for their birdie graphic. You […]

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45 Beautiful Motion Blur Photos [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iPelkGNjY5c] As if being a sports mascot wasn’t bad enough History of the browser user-agent stringAaron Andersen explains one of the many reasons why web developers get grumpy. Blogging from 25,000 feetVirgin introduces in-flight Wifi. Holy zeppelin!Airship Ventures offers rides over the Bay Area in a real zeppelin, taking off […]

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Skaters shot at 120 fpsAbsolutely beautiful video quality; you should click on the full-screen icon. http://www.vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=1340684&server=www.vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=0&color=&fullscreen=1 Amazing photography from the 2008 OlympicsPart 1, Part 2, Part 3 Roof RayAn ingenious Google Maps mashup that allows you to calculate your solar power generating potential.www.roofray.com WOXY Vintage iTunes streamIt’s like listening to Live 105 circa 1990.Link will […]

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Thursday Top 5+1

Symptoms: Increased heart rate, fits of laughter…What if two members of the crew of the TV show “Scrubs” fell in love? [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jFwL6iFDk9Q] Don’t try this at homeFilming a slap in the face, then slowing it down to 4,000 frames per second.www.collegehumor.com “Guardians” by George R.R. MartinJason enthusiastically told me about this story he read a […]

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Head over heels

Velma and I headed for the snow last weekend for the first time this season, and I was looking forward to snowboarding on Saturday and then probably relaxing in the cabin for the rest of the holiday, with plenty of reading by the fire and maybe some sledding or snow-shoeing. We went up with a […]

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