You know you're from San Francisco when...
An very funny Yelp post (maybe you know you’re a SFian when you blog Yelp posts).
My personal favorite, and one I’m guilty of. When you start a new company that sells useless software services to people who don’t want it and when people ask you what you want to achieve in life you say, simply, world domination.
When you know what the next great revolution is in human consciousness is and it’s something like push technology or info security or social networking.
BTW, I’m so gonna be the one to succeed in WorDom. Why you ask? Three reasons really,
1. I know the next great revolution in human consciousness
2. I am in shape from climbing hills
3. Because I’m from San Francisco and have the mind of a champ.
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In his final years, Martin Luther King, Jr. become increasingly focused on the problem of poverty in America.
- Despite being widely known for his leadership role in the American civil rights movement, Martin Luther King, Jr. also played a central role in organizing the Poor People's Campaign of 1968.
- The campaign was one of the first to demand a guaranteed income for all poor families in America.
- Today, the idea of a universal basic income is increasingly popular, and King's arguments in support of the policy still make a good case some 50 years later.
A completely unexpected discovery beneath the ice.
- Scientists find remains of a tardigrade and crustaceans in a deep, frozen Antarctic lake.
- The creatures' origin is unknown, and further study is ongoing.
- Biology speaks up about Antarctica's history.
For Damien Echols, tattoos are part of his existential armor.
- In prison Damien Echols was known by his number SK931, not his name, and had his hair sheared off. Stripped of his identity, the only thing he had left was his skin.
- This is why he began tattooing things that are meaningful to him — to carry a "suit of armor" made up the images of the people and objects that have significance to him, from his friends to talismans.
- Echols believes that all places are imbued with divinity: "If you interact with New York City as if there's an intelligence behind... then it will behave towards you the same way."
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