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The Unexpected Thing Google’s Street View Team Saw in Philly

Props to Redditor Iceman705 for this discovery on Google Street View:

Lynne Abraham Running For Mayor of Philadelphia
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Lynne Abraham Declares for Mayor, and the Mummers Played Rocky

Former District Attorney Lynne Abraham just declared her candidacy for mayor. Philly Mag’s Patrick Kerkstra was there and live-tweeted the announcement: Abraham sends message w/ […]

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Why Hunt for Deer When They’re Lying All Over the Road?

Sunday, on our way home from a trip to upstate New York, my husband and I stopped at a Dunkin Donuts. When we came back out […]

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Philly Voice Poaches Kempski, Tevis From IGM

Jimmy Kempski, Philly.com’s popular Eagles blogger, is joining the staff of PhillyVoice.com, George Norcross’s forthcoming startup online news source. Kempski is not the only new […]

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Almost Nobody Believes Comcast on Net Neutrality. Why?

Comcast wants you to know it really, really believes in net neutrality*. But almost nobody on the Internet believes them. Why is that? *For a […]

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(Updated) Over Comcast’s Objections, Obama Urges FCC to Reclassify Internet

[Update 12:20 p.m.] Comcast has issued a response to the president’s announcement, from Executive Vice President David Cohen: “Comcast fully embraces the open Internet principles […]

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In Praise of Surveillance Cameras

So: Thank God for our dystopian Orwellian future, eh? I kid — kind of. But we’re all glad that Carlesha Freeland-Gaither is alive and well […]

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Interview: Jim MacMillan of GunCrisis.org

GunCrisis.org announced this week it is “curtailing” its operations due to funding shortfall. While the curtailed site will still offer the occasional reports and analysis, […]

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Here Are the Philadelphians Who Made SI’s “Twitter 100” List

Sports Illustrated has published its list of the Top 100 Twitter users in sports — and the list has a few Philadelphia entries:

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What Guys Don’t Get About Street Harassment

Let’s say it’s about to rain. A drop falls. You don’t notice it. A couple of more come down. You feel a slight splash on […]

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Meet the New Philly.com Brain Trust

Meet the new braintrust of Philly.com. These are the guys who may hold the future of Philadelphia’s two major daily newspapers in their hands. Mike […]

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Penn Course Requires Students to Waste Time on the Internet

This is why Penn is ranked 19th in the world, folks. Aptly-named “Wasting time on the Internet,” the real-life course will be offered by the […]

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Facebook Trying to Civilize Young People; Young People Resist

It’s no surprise to anyone who’s ever had one that kids are mean. Really mean. Unspeakably mean. They’re enormously invested in social status, and the […]

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Privacy in the Age of the Internet

On the Internet, do we make sure that our passwords contain at least 8 case-sensitive characters and include at least one special character because we […]

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Crowdfunding Has Consequences

Over two weeks this past summer, the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge poured millions of gallons of frigid water over people’s heads and millions of dollars […]