The Flintstone House

According to Stark Insider and CBS local ,” The Flintstone House, an iconic fantasy land located just HILLSBOROUGH, south of San Francisco.

Owner Florence Fang chats with Loni Stark about re-visiting her youth and the joy of the famed Flintstones television series, the 5 massive dinosaurs towering over the backyard, and why there’s more than meets the eye when it comes to the mushroom”.
There’s trouble in Bedrock. The infamous “Flintstone house” in Hillsborough has gone through some visible changes over the last year and a half, but some neighbors and city officials are not happy with the new additions.

“I don’t like the way she did the back yard, this is Hillsborough, not an amusement park,” said area resident Kathy Park, who lives down the street.

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Google’s Parent Births New Businesses: Balloons and Drones

By JACK NICAS The lab at Alphabet, Google’s parent company, has graduated two projects — one to build delivery drones and another making internet-beaming balloons — into independent businesses. Published: July 10, 2018 at 07:00PM from NYT Technology https://ift.tt/2ujnyFg via IFTTT

via Google’s Parent Births New Businesses: Balloons and Drones

by JACK NICAS — Pacosite’s Blog

Google launches college stats

Google launched a new feature today that’ll let users view all the information they might want about a college directly in Search. Prospective students typically have to scour a college’s website to figure out student body demographics, tuition costs, and aid possibilities. Now, Google pulls all that data to provide stats on the average cost…

via Google launches college stat search box for prospective students — The Verge – All Posts

iOS 12 will reportedly show how much time you’re spending on your iPhone — The Verge – All Posts

Earlier this month, Google announced that Android P is being developed with a focus on “digital wellbeing.” It will include a new user-facing Dashboard meant to give people an easy way to see how much time they’re spending on a device and inside individual apps. It’ll even show how many times they’ve unlocked their smartphone…

via iOS 12 will reportedly show how much time you’re spending on your iPhone — The Verge – All Posts

Last Video Rental Store In Berkeley To Close — CBS San Francisco

The Blockbuster video rental and Rasputin closed more than decades. Now they’re closing Berkeley video rental.

We used to get videos and always have curiosity to watch and wait for next video.

I think being curious is good.:)

BERKELEY (KPIX 5) – Despite surviving numerous changes in the way people watch movies, the last video rental store in Berkeley is getting ready to close its doors after nearly four decades. Andy Katz has owned Five Star Video Rental in Berkeley for more than 30 years. And though it has become a favorite hangout…

via Last Video Rental Store In Berkeley To Close — CBS San Francisco

What Are Carbon Nanotubes and Why Should You Care? — AIVAnet

Have you heard of carbon nanotubes? Probably not. They sound like a futuristic technology that has lots of vaguely high-tech properties. And that is pretty much exactly what they are. Carbon nanotubes are made from similar materials to carbon fiber, and while the nanotubes do have structural applications like carbon fiber, they also do so, so much more. In this article, we’re going to break down the what, why, and how of carbon nanotubes so that you understand what they are, and why they actually matter to you. What Are Nanotubes?

via What Are Carbon Nanotubes and Why Should You Care? — AIVAnet

San Francisco Muni Gives The Twin Peaks Tunnel A Makeover — CBS San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — After 100 years of helping to transport commuters daily from San Francisco’s West Portal neighborhood to downtown, the Twin Peaks Tunnel is getting a much-needed makeover. And it’s much more than just slapping on a little new paint and replacing a few old light fixtures. The San Francisco Municipal Transportation…

via San Francisco Muni Gives The Twin Peaks Tunnel A Makeover — CBS San Francisco