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citymaus:

so.. there’s a “bike waiting” area at the sf/fremont platform @19th st. BART station in oakland. ???

BART doesn’t say much about these..

this is typically where the piss goes. 

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at Golden Gate Park/Ocean Beach

apparently the most serious dinnertime conversation of all time

apparently the most serious dinnertime conversation of all time

fog is banished (at Mission Dolores Park)

fog is banished (at Mission Dolores Park)

largemouth duck (at Beautiful Lake Merritt)

largemouth duck (at Beautiful Lake Merritt)

What kind of country goes around bombing people with no strategic purpose and with little motive other than to “flex muscles” and “show toughness”? This answer also seems clear: one that is deeply insecure about its ongoing ability to project strength (and one whose elites benefit in terms of power and profit from endless war).

What New York really says (and could say): #ZephyrTeachoutOneLastTime

lessig:

There’s a meme spreading fast through the tubes of the Internets about what explains Governor Cuomo’s refusal to debate Zephyr Teachout. Here’s one tweet:

It’s a fun way to be angry about the outrage of the Governor refusing to debate. But I don’t think this is really about sexism. It’s…

Ironically, because of the importance of the sale weekend, some of those who are employed in the retail sector not only work on Labor Day, but work longer hours.

Labor Day, Wikipedia.