Video Of The Day: Ingenious Tiny Homes Move From City To City

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These ingenious tiny homes move with you from city to city.

Posted by Tech Insider on Friday, October 9, 2015

The tiny home movement has gone global. As more people choose to embrace the simple, DIY lifestyle, one innovative company is hoping to scale it, creating 208 square-foot tiny homes with 10-foot ceilings, all of which are designed to slide into larger structures in different cities.

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Before Techies, There Were Hippies: Haight-Ashbury In 1967

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The intersection of Haight and Ashbury, San Francisco in 1967. Source: Mashable

As American air raids wreaked havoc on Vietnamese soil in 1967, in San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury neighborhood it was the Summer of Love.

A series of natural and political events would transpire before Haight-Ashbury would become the epicenter of the “Free Love” mentality. It was one of the only areas spared from the fires sparked by the 1906 earthquakes, which meant that the neighborhood retained its charming Victorian architecture, if not its staunch sensibilities. Nevertheless, after the middle class left in the 1950s to relocate to the suburbs, Haight-Ashbury subsequently fell into disrepair.

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Adrift: Mist Over San Francisco

This hauntingly beautiful short film depicts the fog and mist that hang over San Francisco. Shot during the photographer’s morning hikes over the course of two years, Adrift manages to capture the undulating, blissful motion of the clouds of mist over The City By The Bay. For best results, view this video on a sunny morning in a meditative posture.

For more things eerie and beautiful, look no further than our post on abandoned Iceland.

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