Meet Einstein, The Serious Activist Dog That Is Running For Mayor Of Oakland


Even though he can't really run for office, Einstein is the Occupy dog that is making a name for himself in Oakland's mayoral race.


There’s A Real Guy Named ‘Alpacino’ In Oakland And He’s Been Charged With Murder

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'Tropic Thunder' had a character named 'Alpa Chino,' and came out in 2008, but it turns out a real guy named 'Alpacino' came out in 1985.

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Oakland, Having No Other Problems, Will Decriminalize Pinball

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Eighty years later, Oakland decriminalizes pinball. Yes. The city. Really.


This Reporter Was Robbed Outside Of A Police Station While Doing A Live Story On Robberies

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This Oakland news reporter had her purse snatched in the middle of doing a live news story about crime.

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An Atheist Was Murdered By His Religious Friend After They Snorted Coke, Argued About God

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Douglas Yim killed his non-God-fearing friend after they got into an argument.


Video: Marshawn Lynch Stars In The Adorable ‘I’m An Oakland School Kid’

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Normally when people try to show me videos of kids singing, I plug my ears with my fingers while shouting incoherently and running into another room, because if you’ve ever heard <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/music/2013/06/its-the-kidz-bop-cover-of-thrift-shop-that-youve-been-waiting-for/" target="_blank">the Kidz Bop version of Macklemore’s “Thrift Shop”</a> or anything, for that matter, you’d know that kids sound strange with their youth and innocence and other things I’ll once again possess when I find the Fountain of Youth.


Video: Mortal Kombat Bus Bloodbath

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Just yesterday, we witnessed <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/02/video-67-year-old-knocks-out-a-guy-in-a-bus-fight">a video of historic significance</a> in the world wide web's storied existence.


Video: Riots In Oakland

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What started out as a protest over <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/?p=21301">the killing of Oscar Grant</a> by BART officer Johannes Mehserle, escalated into a riot in Oakland.


Red Bull Big Tune Beat – Philadelphia, Oakland & Houston

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Pic Credits - Justin Renney/Red Bull Photofiles Back again for the second time the Red Bull Big Tune competition is in full swing, with Philly and Oakland already a wrap and Houston taking place TODAY, June 25.

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