Investor proposes three-way split of California

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppSilicon Valley investor Tim Draper recently proposed a division of California into three regions: Northern California, Southern California, and California. The crazy part is: it could actually appear on the ballot in November. The proposal received over 400,000 signatures, due primarily to the financial support of Draper, who invested in Hotmail, Skype, and Tesla early on, making hundreds of millions of dollars. If California voters approve the motion, it will move to California state legislature, and after that, to Congress. Hence, the approval of this…

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San Francisco Votes No to Tobacco

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppResidents of San Francisco are voting over the ban of cigarettes on Tuesday. This ban includes flavored tobacco, menthol cigarettes, and e-cigarette liquids. Cigarettes have been around for a long time, and just recently e-cigs (electronic cigarettes) was introduced to the world. Known for their harmful effects, with nicotine being the main addictive culprit, doctors warn against the use of cigarettes. Health complications such as lung cancer can occur due to prolonged use of cigarettes. This vote has been already passed and put to place…

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The Danger of Plastic Shoes

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsAppPlastic shoes in all forms of heels and knee-high boots are very trendy but dangerous. “Health professionals agree that the dangers of plastic footwear are real—and, well, alive,” according to Dr. Rock Positano, director of the Non-surgical Foot and Ankle Service at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. “Their lack of breathability is certainly a harmful factor,” said VOGUE. I know a lot of shoe companies are coming out with plastic heels and a lot of female stars have been wearing them around town,…

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Rice, Young rejoin 49ers for practice

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Reddit WhatsApp13 years after retiring from the NFL and 17 years after he last donned a San Francisco uniform, Hall of Fame wideout Jerry Rice strapped on the gear and hit the field for the 49ers practice Monday, the AP reports via USA Today. Apparently, Rice’s NFL-record 1549 catches, 22,895 receiving yards and 208 TDs weren’t quite enough to satiate his football appetite. He ran routes with a spryness rarely seen in a man of his 54 years, shadowed receivers, and offered advice to young receivers…

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