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Check out the collection of photos from the use of this swing on at BART train in San Francisco. Fun! Via NOTCOT.

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Becky Stern

Becky Stern

Becky Stern (sternlab.org is a DIY guru and director of wearable electronics at Adafruit. She publishes a new project video every week and hosts a live show on YouTube. Formerly Becky was Senior Video Producer for MAKE. Becky lives in Brooklyn, NY and belongs to art groups Free Art & Technology (“release early, often, and with rap music”) and Madagascar Institute (“fear is never boring”).


  • hurf durf

    … on “How to make taking public transportation miserable for everybody around you.”

    Next article: The fine art of not bathing.

    • blubrick

      Check out all those people around him. Don’t they look miserable?

      To be fair, I took a look at the whole photo pool. It wasn’t a crowded peak-hour service (that’d be incredibly selfish), but there were a few other people on that train. Interestingly, I saw considerably fewer miserable-looking faces than I’d usually see on an off-peak urban train. It seems to me that some of the bystanders took the chance to participate and nearly everyone looked like they were having fun, whether on the swing or not.

      I’ve never been to SF, so of course it could be that BART passengers are always that much fun, but somehow I doubt it.

  • jtwestside