There are soap box derbies and then there’s the Bus Stop Derby. Now through Jan 26th, Yahoo! (you know, that company that used to do pretty well until Google came along) has created an “integrated marketing campaign that challenges locals to play LCD touch-screen games at 20 high-traffic Muni shelters scattered around the city.” The winning neighborhood has a block party with OK Go!
Every holiday season, I hear the same debate: get a real tree (i.e. wastefully cut down a tree that took years to grow, only to use it for less than 30 days and then chuck it out on the sidewalk) or get a fake tree (the presumably more environmentally friendly choice). If you are trying to go green yet really love the smell and idea of a real tree for Christmas – what do you do?
Artist Ian Huebert has created a new kind of map of San Francisco. A literary map of quotes morphed over the hills and valley and flats of the city. And while it may take a second to figure out why a particular line was used for a neighborhood, that’s part of the wonder of the map.
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