Author Archives: Stan Flouride

About Stan Flouride

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Scientists accidentally create mutant enzyme…

Anyone who watches science fiction movies is undoubtedly familiar with some version of those words and it never ends well for humankind. But in real life sometimes it does. As Isaac Asimov once said, “The most exciting phrase to hear in science, … Continue reading

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Vote on the 2018 Haight Street Fair posters at RVCA

For a limited time the finalists for the 2018 Haight Ashbury Street Fair posters will be in the window of RVCA at the corner of Haight and Ashbury for people to go in and vote for. #1, the only hand-drawn … Continue reading

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Antique Scientific Instruments, Globes and Cameras Auction

An Austrian auction house is currently conducting a sale of an amazing variety of antique scientific instruments that even if you can’t afford them, are delightful to explore. Here’s a few of the items: There are over 162 items to … Continue reading

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The 12,400km by 200m Nature Preserve

The European Green Belt initiative is a grassroots movement for nature conservation and sustainable development along the corridor of the former Iron Curtain. The term refers to both an environmental initiative as well as the area it concerns. The initiative is carried out under … Continue reading

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SF Chronicle’s Marijuana Section

Today’s Sunday paper has a 32 page magazine dedicated to marijuana. Printed on polished newsprint, the magazine covers the heath effects, the consumption, sale, and cultivation of the ‘Yerba Buena.’It’s ads: are quite expensive-looking. In a time of shrinking newspaper … Continue reading

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ABC Scrap Books

A few years ago I went to New York City for my daughter Aurora’s graduation from NYU and during my stay in there I created this alphabet of collected images.  (the ‘C’ is a link of chain, not dog feces, honest)   … Continue reading

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Stephen Hawking, science’s brightest star, dies aged 76 

I am very proud of the letter I got back from Dr Hawking when I sent him a copy of my black velvet portrait of him: He once said: “It would not be much of a universe if it wasn’t … Continue reading

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Haight & Clayton Sidewalk Art

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Falcon Heavy Test Flight: A Momentous Event

The world’s newest, most powerful rocket in decades has reached space. It took a few weather delays Tuesday, but the private space company SpaceX successfully launched its Falcon Heavy rocket from the Kennedy Space Center. Watch the video of the launch at the … Continue reading

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Don’t Look Down! 5

More vertically exciting images, .gifs, and this video: Some of these made my heart pound a bit: I generally don’t include rock climbers or parachutists because they usually have safety equipment on and are safe. It’s the free climbers and … Continue reading

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