13 things that only happen in Silicon Valley
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Silicon Valley is probably the only place in the world where you can survive on Soylent, live out of a van, and befriend a mall-cop robot.
To celebrate the area's triumphs and weirdness, we rounded up the most Silicon Valley things that happen in Silicon Valley and the greater Bay Area.
Penny-pinching tech workers live in vans.
Company emails remind people to not have sex in the stairwells.
People shave their heads to make wearing virtual reality headsets easier.
Venture capitalists get prime parking spots.
You notice the robots really are taking over.
Everyone makes more money than you — even if you make six figures.
The coolest way to get around is an electric scooter-sharing network.
Tension runs high between those who work in tech and those who don't.
This truck brings the dentist to you.
A good matchmaker sets you back $50,000.
Tesla rules the road.
"The Uber for weed" delivers legal pot to your doorstep.
Drone-free areas are clearly marked as such.