Julie Slawson

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48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

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This Martini-liveried LEGO Porsche 911 RSR is awesome

Classic Porsche racing lines, recreated with interlocking bricks.<p>If you haven't yet seen <i>The Lego Movie</i>, go out and get yourself inspired to build something. Take this, for instance: Malte Dorowski's exacting tribute to the Porsche 911 RSR. Built in 1974, the actual race car was a privateer racer's …

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This is the World’s First Suspended Bicycle Roundabout

<i>Hovenring</i> is the world’s first suspended bicycle path roundabout. Located in the Netherlands (where else?), <i>Hovenring</i> can be found between the …

Paint Swatch Art Installation

Artist Madiha Siraj probably had the same problem as me when it comes to deciding what color to paint the walls: there's just too many darned …

Officials in defensive backfield have a history with 49ers-Seahawks games

In the last 49ers’ game in Seattle, 12 of the 22 penalties were called on the 49ers, including three personal foul calls. Seattle drew one of those fouls. More importantly, the 49ers had two pass interference penalties called against them, including a 40-yarder on Nnamdi Asomugha and another …

5 Cost-Effective Moves the San Francisco 49ers Should Make This Offseason

The San Francisco 49ers have been excruciatingly close to a Super Bowl title these past three years, and head coach Jim Harbaugh has gotten them to the very brink of a world championship.<p>The window of opportunity for the 49ers is still open, but it is beginning to close. Still, Harbaugh deserves …

San Francisco 49ers: Biggest Offseason Priorities for the Red and Gold

After three straight visits, reaching the NFC Championship has now become the expectation in San Francisco.<p>Jim Harbaugh has earned his place among the NFL's top coaches after just three seasons, and general manager Trent Baalke has done a remarkable job of stockpiling talent through effective draft …

What Do the San Francisco 49ers Need to Do This Offseason to Get over the Hump?

Three consecutive NFC title visits, one Super Bowl appearance from 2011-2013 and still no Vince Lombardi Trophy for the San Francisco 49ers. Since Jim Harbaugh took over as head coach in 2011, he completed one of the great turnarounds, taking a below-.500 club and making it a perennial …

San Francisco 49ers: Why Future Success Hinges on 2014 Offseason

The San Francisco 49ers’ past, present and football future have all come to a head at the start of this 2014 offseason.<p>Extensive regular-season success followed by close-but-no-cigar playoff moments comprise San Francisco’s past.<p>A devastating NFC Championship Game loss coupled with an …

The 49 best 49ers photos of the year

Every season, the Chronicle’s staff of photographers take hundreds upon hundreds of stunning photos of the 49ers. Now that the season’s come to an end, we’ve compiled 49 of our favorites in the gallery above, including some of the last you’ll see of Candlestick Park until demolition day.

5 Mistakes the San Francisco 49ers Can't Afford to Make This Offseason

The San Francisco 49ers' dream of a sixth world championship was dashed by the Seattle Seahawks in the NFC title game.<p>This is the third consecutive year under head coach Jim Harbaugh that the 49ers have suffered another tough postseason loss so close to their goal of a Super Bowl victory.<p>The good …

San Francisco 49ers: Examining 6 Best Player Contracts

Like any NFL team, the San Francisco 49ers’ “best contracts” amount to franchise-making players with future-sustaining deals.<p>But specific to San Francisco, such affordable impact pieces equate to an annual Super Bowl contender with three consecutive appearances in the NFC Championship Game.<p>See: …

San Francisco 49ers: How Much More Does Frank Gore Have in the Tank?

One of the biggest decisions awaiting the San Francisco 49ers this offseason is what to do with Frank Gore.<p>The running back will turn 31 years old in May and is currently slated to count nearly $6.5 million against the salary cap next season. With young draft picks like Marcus Lattimore and …

Vernon Davis offers pointed response to Richard Sherman

As the 49ers packed up their belongings in U-haul boxes scattered around the team’s Santa Clara locker room today, most players didn’t seem especially interested in discussing Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman’s provocative, postgame comments.<p>Tight end Vernon Davis was more than happy to respond …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

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On Your Left: My Life on The AIDS/LifeCycle Ride from SF to LA | Donor Concierge - An egg donor and surrogate search service

• Home<br>• Blog<br>• On Your Left: My Life on The AIDS/LifeCycle Ride from SF to LA<p>I have just returned from an epic journey on my bike, 545 miles from San …

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AIDS/LifeCycle: Why They Ride

Yesterday marked Day 1 of the AIDS/LifeCycle 2013, an annual bicycle ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles to raise money to support HIV/AIDS-related services. Standing in the crowd of riders, roadies and supporters that morning left everyone feeling inspired, energized and motivated to embark on …

AIDS/LifeCycle's 20th Anniversary Ride Raises $14.2 Million (VIDEO)

Today, June 4, is the third day of the AIDS/LifeCycle, the annual bike ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles that raises money to fight HIV and AIDS.<p>Now in its 20th year, this AIDS/LifeCycle was the most successful AIDS fundraiser ever, raising $14.2 million. Over 2,700 riders from all around the …

Still They Ride: AIDS/LifeCyclers Break 20 Years of Records in the Continuing Fight to End AIDS

It was 5:30 p.m., and Tamara was rolling a few hours late. She had been riding since 6 a.m. She had texted us earlier in the day to report an injured rider and her delay. She was sweaty and exhausted. I asked my friend, out lesbian and former supermodel Honey Labrador, to check her phone to see if …