Wow, this was a spectacularly bad idea:
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With Love from Japan: Earthquake-Proof and Tsunami-Proof Soccer Ball Houses – As Seen at the Randall MuseumThursday, January 8th, 2015
Head on up to our Randall Museum to see other outside of the box / 20-sided truncated icosahedron ideas on earthquake safety.
From the source, the “Barier” people:
“Is your present house OK? Is it strong enough to endure a great earthquake or flood to be caused by global warming? Barier offers a safe, living space, a multi-functional, elegant and playful space, emphasizing each individual personality.
Barier is a soccer ball-shaped house developed by us (international patent pending). A soccer ball with which you played in your childhood gets bigger like a dream ball and appears as a place to live in. It floats on the sea and can be a rescue ship. We believe it will be a gift to those who never give up a dream.”
APAWToMV! The Attractive Pensive Alleged Watch Thieves of Mountain View, CA – Not the Best Photo, But Good Enough for an IDMonday, October 6th, 2014
I’m thinking this Bay Area woman will be ID’ed for the Mountain Police Department in about five minutes…
Recalling How Excited People Were Just 34 Months Ago About Then-New iPhones with Tiny 3.5-Inch ScreensTuesday, August 19th, 2014
What’s the tone here?
“Miles Barquin of Union City gets excited about her new iPhone 4S at the Apple store in Palo Alto on Oct. 13, 2011. (Gary Reyes / Mercury News)”
I can’t tell.
(Waiter, I’ll have what she’s having.)
Boy, I wish my cell phone had Siri.*
Take a Look at Japantown in 1942: “Cherryland Sukiyaki (Japanese and American), 1650 Post St., sake and beer”Friday, August 1st, 2014
Oh wow, man. I’m not used to seeing outer Post Street from the pre-Redevelopment era.
(Then the people from SPUR came along with “ideas and action for a better city” to Urban Renewal this place with big, hulking, earthquake-unsafe buildings (“The Mall Has It All!” – that’s what the SPUR people used to say before they changed their name to hide from their legacy) and garages and that’s where we are today.)
Esquire: “For Sukiyaki complete with chopsticks, visit “Cherryland,” where only Japanese food is served.”
Neo-Charles Manson: “SATAN IS OUR CO-PILOT, 666″ – Helter Skelter on Page Street – “Finally, a Bit of the Old SF Flavor” via @LZFriday, June 27th, 2014
This one was sent in by @lz.
I’ll note the Oregon plates:
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Here is wisdom. Let him that has understanding count the number of the beast: for it is the number of a man; and his number is six hundred three score and six.
When Visiting Chinatown, Be Sure To Take a Selfie with a Banksy – “Peaceful Hearts Doctor” at 799 Commercial Near GrantWednesday, June 25th, 2014
Thusly. Strike a pose, mate:
Click to expand, Gov’ner. Right!
Of course this shot was from back in the day, from back before the Black Paint Attack of 2013, which damaged the appearance of the famously peaceful heart doctor.
But a genuine 2010 Banksy is a genuine 2010 Banksy, right? So check it out the next time you’re on Eddy Grant Avenue – it’s electric!
Sure you can!