13. It takes 18 months to build a cable car
And about $275,000. But they still only go 9mph.
14. About one-third of SF's air pollution comes from... China???
Breathe that one in for a sec. We'll wait.
15. Anchor Steam brews 180,000 barrels of beer every year
But they're expanding at Pier 48, so that number will soon go up to 680,000 barrels. We thought we should end on a high note, and beer is ALWAYS a high note.
*Data from Mint.com for the period of May 2013-May 2014
**According to the 2010 census
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Daisy Barringer is Thrillist's SF Editor and sometimes she feels like having a dog is like having a baby. But without the college tuition, the teen angst, and the whole dying first thing. Follow her on Twitter @daisy.