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Earth Hour in San Francisco
Before and during photos of Earth Hour in San Francisco.
Detroit, the recession and architecture
Things are a mess, and architecture will need to find a new path as we sort out our economic train wreck.
North Baltimore Ohio’s Sex Offender Tree
Just when you thought you’d heard about every imaginable type of holiday decoration, the North Baltimore (Ohio) police have decorated a tree with mugshots of convicted sex offenders. If you’re worried about missing the ornaments on the back of the tree, have no fear: the tree rotates.
Governor Schwarzenegger Opens a new Overpass
Okay, I admit I’m posting this a bit late. I have been really busy and we actually had some hot weather for the first time in about a year last weekend, so I haven’t been blogging. Last week, Caltrans (the California department of transportation) threw a festive gathering in front of my office to celebrate… Continue reading Governor Schwarzenegger Opens a new Overpass
The Olympic Torch meets the Bay Quackers Bus in San Francisco
As you may be able to see in this blurry photo I borrowed from the CNN website (and they apparently got it from the local KRON4 helicopter) the infamous Olympic Torch struggled to make its way through San Francisco today. While thousands of people on all sides of the China issue were gathered at the… Continue reading The Olympic Torch meets the Bay Quackers Bus in San Francisco
Dinosaur mass grave discovered in Switzerland
This is the Friday Dinosaur Update. An amateur paleontologist in Switzerland may have unearthed Europe’s largest dinosaur mass grave after he dug up the remains of two Plateosaurus. Read more at Reuters… read more | digg story
Gray Whales: rebounding here, not in the West
On the west coast of North America, people are used to the annual migration of Gray Whales that are viewed from whale watching boats and places like Pt. Reyes, in Marin County, CA. These whales migrate between Baja Mexico, where they have their young, and Alaska, their summer feeding grounds. Gray whales have returned from… Continue reading Gray Whales: rebounding here, not in the West
alittlebettergasstation, or maybe not
I’m not sure if you are familiar with British Petroleum’s rebranding in the past few years, but they are trying to get away from the word “petroleum” as much as possible. Their most recent marketing tactic can be found on their new website, titled alittlebettergasstation.com. It’s tied in to a “gas station of the future”… Continue reading alittlebettergasstation, or maybe not
Extinction: Not just for dinosaurs
As if enough things aren’t going wrong in the world, it looks like the populations of many common types of birds are disappearing in North America. In an article titled “Populations of 20 Common Birds Declining” the Associated Press is reporting that birds as familiar as the grackle and the meadowlark are seeing huge declines.… Continue reading Extinction: Not just for dinosaurs