Local

In Mission meeting, SF officials seek safety solutions for Dolores Park

A cadre of San Francisco officials told a crowd of concerned residents Monday evening that the city is seeking collaborative, permanent solutions to address the ...

SF State asks court to dismiss suit accusing it of allowing anti-Semitism

Saying they have no power to censor campus speech, officials at San Francisco State University asked a federal judge Monday to dismiss a suit by ...

Eclipse a thrilling celestial show — for those who could see it

Millions of heads turned upward Monday as the moon passed in front of the sun, covering it completely or nearly so in a sight that ...

A smashing day of pingpong at Chinatown festival

Taking powerful smacks at a whizzing white blur, Avery Chan barely broke a sweat as he made short work of his opponent Sunday inside Old ...

Monday’s eclipse? A ‘close call’ for SF fog-bound viewers

For Bay Area fog-dwellers who want to see the big solar eclipse Monday morning, the message is clear: Head east beyond the cloud cover, and ...

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Technology

Google might take on Amazon with its own version of the Echo Dot

Google might be gearing up to launch a new “mini” version of its Google Home. The company is working on a new, smaller version of ...

The iPhone 8 could recognize your face in 'millionths of a second'

The iPhone 8 is expected to launch in September and will likely be packed with a bunch of new hardware including facial recognition technology. Now, ...

WhatsApp adds colorful text-only updates to Status

WhatsApp’s Snapchat Stories clone is getting a new text-only feature. Now, instead of just photos and videos, you can update your WhatsApp Status with colorful, ...

Of course there are actual Android Oreos

Google surprised exactly no one when it confirmed the long-rumored name for the next version of Android: Oreo. Now we know the name will extend ...

The Ultimate Guide to Saving Your Phone's Battery

Read more…More about Iphone, Mashable Reels, Battery Tips, Smartphone Battery Tips, and Iphone Battery Tips

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Money

Petition To Label Antifa A "Terrorist Organization" Reaches Critical Milestone

A petition calling for the White House to officially brand the Antifa movement as a terrorist organization has reached the threshold of signatures necessary to ...

Bitcoin (BTCUSD) Breaks Below 4000, Testing Month Plus Upchannel Support

Bitcoin (BTC/USD) Weekly/Daily Bitcoin (BTCUSD) appears to be ending its month long rally from just below the 2k level, as it threatens to break an ...

What Would A U.S. Civil War Look Like?

Authored by GIS/Defense & Foreign Affairs’ Gregory Copley via OilPrice.com, Yes, there is a civil war looming in the United States. But it will not ...

Tesla Is The World's 4th Largest Automaker (Despite Only Selling 76,000 Cars In 2016)

It’s been another breakout year for Tesla. Over the course of 2017, the company’s market capitalization has soared beyond those of major manufacturers like Ford, ...

US Policy Paradox: How To Lose Friends And Influence Nothing

Authored by Adam Garrie via The Asia Times, When Paul Robeson belted out the lyric “I’m tired of living, and scared of dying,” he stumbled ...

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Living

A Potential Long-Term Cure For Deadly Peanut Allergies Could Be Around The Corner

Children with peanut allergies are aided by the inclusion of probiotics in their normal treatment regimen, new research suggests.

Starting Mammograms At Age 40 Would Save The Most Lives

Early screenings would save the most lives, but result in more false positives.

'Godzilla' Descends On Mexico City As Filmmakers Shoot Scenes In The Metropolis

While America was consumed by the total eclipse of the sun, residents of Mexico City witnessed a spectacle of a different order: Godzilla attacked the ...

Despite Different Styles, Dick Gregory And Jerry Lewis Inspired Generations Of Comics

Two giants of comedy died this weekend. Dick Gregory and Jerry Lewis had very different styles, but both men were hugely influential. There are many ...

Long Before Photoshop, the Soviets Mastered the Art of Erasing People from Photographs — and History Too

Adobe Photoshop, the world’s best-known piece of image-editing software, has long since transitioned from noun to verb: “to Photoshop” has come to mean something like ...

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Sports

Steve Kerr: 'The most impressive thing with our guys…'

It’s been a pretty good run for the Warriors over the last three seasons: - 2014-15 = 67-15, NBA champions- 2015-16 = 73-9, NBA runner-up- ...

New Clippers advisor Jerry West: 'I did not want to leave' Warriors

After six years as an Executive Board member for the Warriors, Jerry West unexpectedly departed in June. He took an advisory role with the division

Bochy breaks from norm on Phillies pitcher who hit Posey: 'He's an idiot'

SAN FRANCISCO Buster Posey never says anything controversial after games. Bruce Bochy tries to never say anything bad about opposing players.  Hector Neris, however, has

Pablo Sandoval exits game vs Brewers after getting hit on left forearm

Pablo Sandoval left Monday’s game against the Brewers in the bottom of the eighth inning after getting hit on the left forearm. Sandoval was examined ...

Instant Analysis: Five takeaways from Giants' first home shutout of 2017

BOX SCORE SAN FRANCISCO Ty Blach has been a bright spot in this losing season, giving the Giants a young, cost-controlled lefty who can

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Entertainment

'X-Men,' 'Jurassic Park' Actors Cast as Queen in Biopic

Queen has announced which actors will star alongside Rami Malek’s Freddie Mercury in the upcoming biopic Bohemian Rhapsody. X:Men: Apocalypse actor Ben Hardy, who played ...

Listen to 'Rolling Stone Music Now' Podcast: The National on New Album

The latest episode of the Rolling Stone Music Now podcast is now available. Listen and subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Spotify or check it ...

Misfits, Glenn Danzig to Reunite Again for Los Angeles Concert

Following the Misfits’ surprise reunion with former vocalist Glenn Danzig in 2016, the horror-punk group’s “original” lineup will perform once more at a Los Angeles ...

Watch Britney Spears Cover Bonnie Raitt's 'Something to Talk About'

With Britney Spears‘ Las Vegas residency winding down at the end of 2017, the singer deviated from her usual performance Saturday to introduce a cover ...

Watch Foo Fighters, Rick Astley Rickroll Tokyo Music Festival

Foo Fighters “rickrolled” the audience at Tokyo’s Summer Sonic festival Sunday by having Rick Astley join the band on a grungy version of his “Never ...

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The Mix

Link Latte 248

#248 – Week of August 21, 2017 I see red: The Strongest Nuclear Icebreaker – [fascinating]Latest Nuclear Reactors in Russian Huge Icebreakers – [wow ships]Manufacturing ...

Why The Internet Is About To Change For The Worse

By David Wong  Published: August 21st, 2017 

5 Reasons We Crappy Video Game Players Keep On Playing

By Luis Prada  Published: August 21st, 2017 

3 Penis Tropes In Hollywood That You Never Noticed

By Cezary Jan Strusiewicz  Published: August 20th, 2017 

4 Smart Tech Products That Will Totally Blow Your Mind

By CRACKED Store  Published: August 20th, 2017 

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Politics

Full text: Trump’s speech on Afghanistan

President Donald Trump’s speech delivered Aug. 21, 2017. Thank you very much. Thank you. Please be seated. Vice President Pence, Secretary of State Tillerson, members ...

Trump full address on Afghanistan war military strategy

Trump's new Afghan strategy rings all too familiar in longest war

President Donald Trump says he is pursuing a “dramatically” different strategy in Afghanistan that will bear better results — but some of the Pentagon’s own ...

America Is Out of Ideas in Afghanistan

President Trump proved one thing beyond the shadow of a doubt in his Afghanistan strategy speech Monday night: After nearly 16 years of fighting America’s ...

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Opinion

The Real Lessons of Middlebury College

Many people seem shocked at the recent savagery of a mob of students at Middlebury College, who rioted to prevent Charles Murray from addressing a…

Education at a Crossroads

In just a matter of days — perhaps next Monday — a decision will be made in Washington affecting the futures of millions of children ...

Education at a Crossroads: Part II

One of the painful realities of our time is that most public schools in most low-income, inner-city neighborhoods produce educational outcomes…

Random Thoughts, Looking Back

Any honest man, looking back on a very long life, must admit — even if only to himself — being a relic of a bygone ...

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