But what if some wizard suddenly made all those hills completely flat? Well, the above video by director Ross Ching and dancer Karen Cheng explores that idea by flipping the camera on its side and showing an illusory world where gravity isn't perpendicular to the ground, balls roll away for seemingly no reason, and Michael Jackson's "Smooth Criminal" lean becomes a hell of a lot easier to do.
Gianni Jaccoma is a staff writer for Thrillist, and he's trying to imagine the chase scene from Bullitt in this flat San Francisco. Follow him to Alcatraz on Twitter @gjaccoma, and send your news tips to email@example.com
You Can Now Get Artisanal Twinkies Delivered to Your Door in NYC
There are few things more frustrating than that phone call you get when your lease is up. It's your landlord, letting you know rent is about to go up.
It happens to people everywhere, but rent doesn't go up at the same rate everywhere. Go Banking Rates has collected year-over-year data on the median rent for a one-bedroom apartment in cities across the United States. It used the data from real estate marketplace Zillow to determine where rents have risen the most and where they have fallen the most over the last calendar year (May 2016 to May 2017).
11 Cold-Weather Activities That Will Remind You Why Winter in Minnesota Is Actually the Best
Summer is easy to like. It’s got sunshine, water sports, and the built-in nostalgia of time off from school. But winter? That takes some more gumption to appreciate. While other parts of the country are either freaking out over a light snowfall or counting down the days ’til spring, living in Minnesota -- where temps are regularly below freezing and the average annual snowfall is more than 70 inches up north -- means you learn to relish the freezing weather rather than hide from it. With the right mindset, winter is secretly the best time of the year, with plenty of cold-weather activities in the Twin Cities and around the state to keep you active and engaged with your fellow Minnesotans. From dog sledding to ice sculptures to a truly epic foraged tasting menu, we have a little bit of everything here to help you brighten up the coldest months.
These Are the Best and Worst Cities for First-Time Home Buyers
Buying your first house is a big deal. It's a milestone for many. It's the kind of thing that will make you buy a six-pack of something nice instead of PBR because you're obviously an adult now.
While you probably won't move to another city based on home prices (or maybe you will), it's good to know what you're getting into. WalletHub has conducted a study to rank the US's best and worst cities for first-time home buyers in 2017.
The site's experts ranked 300 US cities in 23 categories that included a load of important home-buying factors, like the cost of housing, rent-to-home buying price ratio, cost of living, real estate taxes, and home energy costs.