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Your Friday afternoon lunch break link bait. 

BatKid Saves San Francisco: More than that, 5 year-old leukemia patient Miles has saved our faith in humanity  [H/t: SFGate]

2 Million Native Oysters Planted in Bay: A triumph of environmental conservation, but is it wrong that we want to know what they taste like? [H/t: SFGate]

The Psychology of Sharing on Social Media: Dance around it all you want, we all know it's identical to the psychology of drug addiction. [H/t: Nieman Lab]

SpongeBob Is A Marxist: We always thought that Sesame Street had the Marxist child show market on lockdown. [H/t: Salon]

Error Could Halt BART Contract Approval: Well, at least we aren't the only ones who make grievous typos. [H/t: SF Examiner]

BABS To Expand: Go, BABS, go! [H/t: 7x7]

Snapchat Implicated in Canadian Child Porn: Isn't this headline kind of like writing "Mail System Implicated in Ransom Note"? [H/t: Valleywag]

Demonizing Techies Is Bad Politics: Good politics? Sure, why not? But you'll never get anywhere in the media by being that level-headed. [H/t: Beyond Chron]


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