Super 8 Footage of Burning Man’s First Year in the Desert (1990) [LS]

“The poll, taken April 11-14, showed nearly 80 percent of Americans have “some impression” of House Minority Leader Pelosi, while 21% do not.”
New poll: Nancy Pelosi is best known, “most polarizing,” least liked in House [Chron]

“The America’s Cup, say the scientists at the academy, is a perfect example of human ‘bio-mimicry.'”
Fast fish, boats share design elements [Chron]

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Eve Batey is the editor and publisher of the San Francisco Appeal. She used to be the San Francisco Chronicle's Deputy Managing Editor for Online, and started at the Chronicle as their blogging and interactive editor. Before that, she was a co-founding writer and the lead editor of SFist. She's been in the city since 1997, presently living in the Outer Sunset with her husband, cat, and dog. You can reach Eve at

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