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  1. 'San Andreas':An earthquake movie with a few faultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 28 | Philly.com

    ... starts to crack and fall apart, at which point Giamatti, a professor of seismology with a doctorate in Stating the Obvious, starts telling people to get off the dam. Later, when the quake shakes his office at Cal Tech, he draws upon his extensive ...

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  2. Man makes pet store signs infinitely betterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 28 | Mashable

    Jeff Wysaski , the brilliance behind the website Pleated Jeans , has recently developed a Tumblr called " Obvious Plant ." Wysaski designs creative and hilarious alternatives for pre-existing signage and then ... just ... replaces them.

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  3. Enervee Raises $3.7M For Energy Smart Consumer PurchasesRead the original story

    Tuesday May 26 | SocalTECH.com

    Santa Monica-based Enervee , which provides an online platform collecting energy consumption information on appliances and other products, is announcing this morning that it has raised $3.7M in a Series A funding round. The funding was led by Obvious Ventures, the venture capital fund created by Twitter co-founder Evan Williams.

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  4. Jack Dorsey's aha! moment in St. Louis: TechFlash 7 thingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Business Journal

    ... than cash, far more convenient than a check. Why isn't that possible? The company is an answer to that question." Obvious Ventures, the almost-year-old venture capital firm started by another Twitter co-founder and Medium CEO Ev Williams , closed ...

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  5. Chiefs GM John Dorsey talks Justin Houston, NFL DraftRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2015 | Arrowhead Addict

    ... done. #Chiefs GM John Dorsey says they have called around and told teams they are open to having trade discussions. Obvious but keep it in mind. Just a little nugget. Dorsey is being smart and making sure the rest of the NFL knows he is willing to ...

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  6. ad:tech San Francisco Announces Opening Keynote Session Led by...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Ad Operations Online

    Bhargava's talk will focus on how imperfection is marketable; Guillebeau will share his top tips on "having it all" DALLAS - ad:tech San Francisco 2015 , the longest running modern marketing event in the industry, has announced the opening keynote session featuring two bestselling authors - What better way to begin this year's event than by talking about the top marketing trends on the horizon and how we can take advantage of this knowledge to become better marketers - this dual author keynote session will certainly be one 'for the books!' Rohit Bhargava, author of Non-Obvious and Chris Guillebeau, who has written The $100 Startup and Happiness of Pursuit .

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  7. Ten 'bucket list' sports toursRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Small World News Service

    ... by train, air or road. Theoretically one could travel the world several times following the Grand Prix calendar. Obvious favourites would include Monaco in May or the night racing curiosity of Singapore in September, while with careful planning the ...

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  8. The Daily Startup: Venture Investment Remains Strong in First QuarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    ... and health care from the same pools for 35 years, has raised $280 million for its first biotechnology-only fund. Obvious Ventures , the seed-stage firm Twitter co-founder Ev Williams officially launched late last year, has added Andrew Beebe as a ...

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  9. Haight Street in 1967, as seen from a tour bus full of squaresRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | SFGate

    ... for 40 years, artfully photographed the tourists while they were photographing the young people on the street. Obvious existential questions abound. Who was really on display in this scene, the hippies or the tourists? The Chronicle ran just one ...

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  10. ad:tech San Francisco Announces Opening Keynote Session Led by...Read the original story

    Apr 9, 2015 | Freshnews

    ... has announced the opening keynote session featuring two bestselling authors -- Rohit Bhargava, author of Non-Obvious and Chris Guillebeau, who has written The $100 Startup and Happiness of Pursuit . Bhargava will share his insights and predictions ...

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  11. John Horgan: Captain Obvious does have an occasional pointRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | Pacifica Tribune

    When you point out that real estate prices along the Peninsula have become simply outrageous, you are in danger of becoming another Captain Obvious. But it's only too true.

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  12. How open data can help you to choose a place to liveRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | ITworld

    PlaceILive is a new site that uses freely available data to help consumers better determine the quality of life at a specific address Suppose you were going to move to a new city with which you weren't very familiar. What factors would you consider when choosing a neighborhood, street or address as your new home? Obvious things like housing prices, crime rates, and proximity to schools and public transportation would play into your decision.

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  13. Twitter is now in the venture capital businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Mashable

    ... to acquisitions, as happened with Nest, the smart thermostat business it invested in and then acquired last year. (Obvious Ventures, a fund launched late last year by a Twitter cofounder, backs "world-positive" businesses.) "It means the company can ...

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  14. Obama's Raid On Silicon Valley Tech Talent ContinuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Fast Company

    ... Williams at Twitter as their VP of Product in 2007. Goldman, Williams, and Twitter cofounder Biz Stone later founded Obvious Corporation, the investment firm and incubator that famously gave birth to Medium and incubated Branch. Goldman served on ...

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  15. Startup launches "lounge-like" commuter buses in San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Business Journal

    ... funding, has been using 15-person vans while Loup, which raised $1.5 million from Twitter co-founder Evan Williams ' Obvious Ventures, uses black cars.

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  16. Obvious Ventures collects $77.7 mln for initial fundRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | PE Hub

    According to an SEC filing , San Francisco-based venture firm Obvious Ventures has raised $77.7 million for its debut fund.

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  17. Balint: We are the 85 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    ... lingers even when we choose not to name it. Margaret Heffernan, author of "Willful Blindness: Why We Ignore the Obvious at Our Peril," discusses this phenomenon in two popular TED talks: "Dare to Disagree" and "The Dangers of Willful Blindness." ...

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  18. Great Day! Homeland Security May be Excluded from Trough, reprieve Harassment of CitizensRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2015 | IndyMedia

    Donkey and Elephant flag carriers are jockeying in Washington over immigration and it may shut down Fatherland Fantasy Game and Homeland Termite Security Asses . What a great day for less airport harassment! Obvious from flying that these TSA thugs don't screen myriad weapons from commercial planes.

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  19. Therese Poletti's Tech Tales: Van-sharing tries to sideswipe Uber on road to richesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | MarketWatch

    ... boarding if there are not enough seats left for all the riders waiting at a stop. co-founder Ev Williams's new fund Obvious Ventures among those who invested $1.5 million in the company . Loup though, does not employ its drivers, but says its ...

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  20. Therese Poletti's Tech Tales: Van-sharing tries to sideswipe Uber on road to richesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | MarketWatch

    ... boarding if there are not enough seats left for all the riders waiting at a stop. co-founder Ev Williams's new fund Obvious Ventures among those who invested $1.5 million in the company . Loup though, does not employ its drivers, but says its ...

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