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Tag: 2012

November 12, 2012 | 12:18 pm

Watch Ridiculous Flying Machines Smash into San Francisco Bay

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Red Bull Flugtag, a contest of human-powered flying machines, made a big splash in San Francisco’s McCovey Cove on Saturday. Ostensibly a competition for who can fly the farthest, long ago turned into a celebration of wackiness. Red Bull first held Flugtag (German for “flying day”) in San Francisco in 2002, so Saturday’s meet was […]

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July 5, 2012 | 11:26 am

Videos: Bay Area July 4 Fireworks, Plus San Diego Accidentally Ignites Everything at Once

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Cool weather and budget cutbacks didn’t dampen the Bay Area’s crackle and pop Wednesday. Here are some of the best videos of Independence Day fireworks: Here’s the finale of the San Francisco display, as seen from Fort Mason, posted to Youtube by SandD2012: This video shows the rockets taking off from the ground in San […]

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