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Your Tuesday afternoon link round up.

San Francisco to NYC in 45 minutes?: By being shot in a capsule in a system of pneumatic tubes, you could get from here to New York City in 45 minutes. You know what that means, right? Only 20 minutes to Oklahoma. Sweet! [H/t: SFGate

PG&E Shorted Gas System Safety, Audit Finds: At least their bolts haven't cracked lately. [H/t: SFGate]  

Sean Parker Faerie Wedding Trashes Big Sur Campground: Faerie weddings aren't legal in California, Sean. Not until we hear from the Supreme Court, at least. [H/t: SFist]  

What Flavor Should San Francisco Ice Cream Be?: Ben and Jerry's is having a contest to figure out what their San Francisco-themed ice cream should be. In other news, they seem to be unaware that Cherry Garcia already exists. [H/t: SFist

Why Yellow Fever Is Different Than "Having A Type": No snark here, just a good long read for you. [H/t: The Bold Italic]  

The Poo Problems of 351 California Street – Why Does Raw Sewage Erupt on the Sidewalk Here all the Time?: Now that KRON's Stanley Roberts has solved the mystery of the Oakland pooper, maybe we can put him to work on this side of the Bay? [H/t: SF Citizen]  


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