Posts Tagged ‘white’

Ala Boaty McBoatface, GM Cruise Calls One of Its Chevy Bolt “Self-Driving” Cars “Bolty McBoltface”

Monday, April 16th, 2018

Boaty McBoatface lives on

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SoMA Tableau: WHITTIER FIGHT SHOP

Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

As seen on Clementina, near our SFMOMA:

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Apparently, it’s a better-than-average fight shop, down there in Whittier, CA.

PARALYZED: Vaunted GM Cruise Chevy Bolt EV Self Driving Car (or Its Driver) Can’t Handle a Few Traffic Cones on Pierce, Apparently

Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

I mean, you tell me. This Bolt stopped for the cones, one thinks. I mean, nobody got on or off AFAICS:

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So you think, “Well, I guess I’m passing them,” and you do and Life goes on

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But IDK if GM Cruise is ready for prime time…

Sutro Tower Elevator, Top Floor

Friday, February 23rd, 2018

This is a new shot – as close as I’ve gotten when it’s at its highest:

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And here it is near the bottom floor:

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I don’t think it ever gets level, so you’re standing on a sloping floor the whole time:

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I haven’t seen it in action lately, but here’s a shot from aught-four:

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And more recently:

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Or you can take the stairs I guess…

What Biplanes Looked Like in the 1930’s – A Beechcraft Model 17 Staggerwing Over the Golden Gate – The “Private Jet” of Its Day

Thursday, February 8th, 2018

Negative stagger plus retractable gear equals a moderne look, non?

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Famous Lifted Lyft Van Tagged by Taggers

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

As seen near Hospital Curve:

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How does one tag a van so high off the ground?

One doesn’t know…

Mystery Shroom, Masonic

Thursday, January 11th, 2018

Don’t know what this new thing does, or what it emits. Might make a nice street stool though:

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Thank goodness I have protection

The White Tiger Stencils of Steiner Street

Tuesday, December 26th, 2017

From back in the day:

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What do they mean?

Where Would You Stop for Pedestrians if They Were in the Crosswalk Here? – You’ll Never Guess – One Simple Trick

Friday, December 8th, 2017

A simple question:

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Now here’s the view from the other side of the street. You’re supposed to stop at these shark’s teeth, as seen from the other side of the street – they didn’t even make it into the photo above:

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This absurd result has been brought to you by your local SFMTA.

I forget where on Cali this is, but imagine it’s at 11th and California, same deal.