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Thursday, August 21, 2008

Get Free Airport Wi-Fi with a Simple URL Hack [Wi-Fi]

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Mozilla Selects its 7 Best Firefox 3 Extensions

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Mozilla Crowns Best Firefox 3 Extensions [Firefox Extensions]

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Progress (temporarily) blocked in San Francisco

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Image of San Francisco Bicycle Coalition protest at City Hall
From the Wall Street Journal, 08.20.08:
San Francisco Ponders: Could Bike Lanes Cause Pollution?
City Backpedals on a Cycling Plan After Mr. Anderson Goes to Court

New York is wooing cyclists with chartreuse bike lanes. Chicago is spending nearly $1 million for double-decker bicycle parking.

San Francisco can't even install new bike racks.

Blame Rob Anderson. At a time when most other cities are encouraging biking as green transport, the 65-year-old local gadfly has stymied cycling-support efforts here by arguing that urban bicycle boosting could actually be bad for the environment. That's put the brakes on everything from new bike lanes to bike racks while the city works on an environmental-impact report.

Cyclists say the irony is killing them--literally. At least four bikers have died and hundreds more have been injured in San Francisco since mid-2006, when Mr. Anders

Comic for August 21, 2008

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Monday, August 18, 2008

Read what they read

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The Reader team has always been interested in politics, and we use Reader (of course) to stay current on all the political happenings. As we were reading and sharing amongst ourselves, it got us thinking: what would happen if political newsmakers used Reader too?

Today we're announcing Google Power Readers in Politics: leading political journalists and both U.S. presidential campaigns using Reader to read and share news. You can read what they read, and see what's on their minds as they share and discuss news. Each participant has created a reading list with a feed you can subscribe to in Reader (or any other feed reader), and is also publishing shared items. Here's the list of participants:

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Amazing Lego Reconstructions Of The Beijing Olympics [PICS]

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Thursday, August 14, 2008

Sunday, August 10, 2008

Light's Reflection

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The first rays of morning light reflect off a cloudy sky as we make our way north to yet another mtn bike ride.