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Golden Gate Bridge Turns 75
2012-05-29 08:02:14

San Franciscans culminated the anniversary celebration of the Golden Gate Bridge Sunday night the way we typically celebrate 75-year-olds, with a cascading fireworks display and a barrage of air guitar-ready riffs.

2006-06-22 01:36:51

By Sura Wood SAN FRANCISCO (Hollywood Reporter) - Eric Steel's documentary, "The Bridge," opens with a picturesque shot of the Golden Gate Bridge, one of the great architectural and engineering feats of the 20th century.

2006-05-04 15:40:01

By Adam Tanner SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Every few weeks, someone climbs over the railing of San Francisco's famed Golden Gate Bridge and jumps to their death at one of the highest-profile suicide sites in the world.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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