Local

San Francisco, Oakland sue major oil companies over rising seas

The cities of San Francisco and Oakland are suing some of the world’s largest oil companies over climate change, joining an emerging legal effort to ...

Thursday night 49ers game to further complicate typical traffic gridlock

Few sure things exist in the sporting world, but a traffic mess is guaranteed Thursday when the 49ers play a home game at Levi’s Stadium ...

A 7-year-old girl, a cancer diagnosis and a last wish in SF just missed

Her resume was formidable: Deputy, Houston County Sheriff’s Office, Georgia. Deputy, Twiggs County Sheriff’s Office, Georgia. Officer, New York City Police Department. Even before finishing ...

SF supervisors want Justin Herman’s name yanked off plaza

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors made it clear Tuesday that it no longer wants the plaza at the foot of Market Street to be ...

Big, new mixed-use project proposed for Potrero Power Plant property

The new owner of the mothballed Potrero Power Plant on San Francisco’s central waterfront has submitted a plan to build more than 1,800 residential units ...

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Technology

Google buys a big chunk of HTC's smartphone business

The rumors are (mostly) true: Google is buying a part of HTC to beef up its hardware business. Google announced the agreement late Wednesday. Senior ...

Weaponized sound is nothing new, but the attacks in Cuba are a mystery

The story goes that, during the Battle of Jericho, God directed seven priests to blast notes from their ram’s horns as they circled the city, ...

If Google buys HTC, it could finally have the firepower to destroy the iPhone

With Android, Google has already won the mobile war… at least, when it comes to software. Android is the world’s most popular mobile operating system ...

BlackBerry to work with Delphi to protect self-driving cars from cyber threats

BlackBerry will team up with automotive company Delphi to provide some much needed support for self-driving cars — but the project won’t have anything to ...

Medical delivery drones are coming to Switzerland

Next month, Switzerland’s hospitals will be equipped with a potentially revolutionary autonomous drone delivery network.  Healthcare providers and a Menlo Park, California company called Matternet ...

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Money

Japan's "Deflationary Mindset" Grows As Household Cash Hordes Reach Record High

After being force-fed more stimulus than John Belushi, and endless rounds of buying any and every asset that dares to expose any cracks in the ...

How Did Toys "R" Us Implode So Fast? The CEO Explains

Reviewing first day motions from a company’s chapter 11 docket, and more specifically the CEO’s declaration, can be a great way to learn exactly what ...

Never Forget: The US Government Has A Known History Of Using False Flags

Authored by Caitlyn Johnstone via Medium.com, When it comes to 9/11, there are two groups of people: those who don’t know exactly what happened, and ...

Alex Jones Was Right: New Study Finds Fluoride Exposure Correlated To Lower IQ

Content originally published at iBankCoin.com Researchers in Toronto, Canada have published a peer-reviewed study in Environmental Health Perspectives which finds that increased exposure to fluoride in utero is associated ...

Norway Wealth Fund Assets Surge To Over $1 Trillion On Massive 70% Allocation To Equities

Last December we joked that the Norwegian sovereign wealth fund had responded to sinking returns and withdrawals required to fund budget deficits by allocating another ...

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Living

Not Having Paid Sick Leave Can Have Dire Mental Health Consequences

“There’s real stigma attached to taking sick time to care for yourself.”

7 Ways To Save Money When You Die

Do you have any idea how much a funeral can cost?

'Stronger' Does The Hard Work To Earn Its Every Inspiring Moment

Director David Gordon Green’s film stands out from others like it because it prizes “understanding Bauman’s perspective and the private burdens of being a hero” ...

This ancient mnemonic technique builds a palace of memory

In Arthur Conan Doyle’s detective novel A Study in Scarlet (1887) we learn that Sherlock Holmes used the most effective memory system known: a memory ...

In Kitchens Across New York, 'Oh My Sweet Land' Serves Up Stories Of Syria

The one-woman show centers on a Syrian-American who tells harrowing stories of Syria’s civil war as she prepares a traditional dish. It’s an intimate experience ...

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Sports

Matt Moore blanks Rockies, continues late-season surge

SAN FRANCISCO Matt Moore knew there was something different about his final home start at AT&T Park this season, and not just the fact

Defining roles: Warriors' 2017-18 player previews

After GM Bob Myers completed construction on the team’s roster, Insider Monte Poole breaks down each of the Warriors 19 players entering camp…

Damian Lillard: 'I'm not joining nobody' like Kevin Durant did, unless…

Kevin Durant. LeBron James. Chris Paul. Paul George. LaMarcus Aldridge. Kyrie Irving. Gordon Hayward. Those just some of the superstars to change teams in the ...

How Warriors fans can watch game this season with Larry O'Brien Trophy

Once the NBA season starts, every player is out for the same thing — a chance to raise the Larry O’Brien Trophy at the end

Doing due diligence, Giants send Evans, Shelley to scout Shohei Otani in Japan

Shohei Otani is arguably the prize of the offseason. And he won’t cost teams much. So the Giants have made sure they get a good ...

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Entertainment

Watch Bootsy Collins' Colorful, Animated 'Ladies' Nite' Video

Bootsy Collins toasts to “Ladies’ Nite” on the latest sample of his upcoming 14th LP, World Wide Funk. The synth-fueled track blends hip-hop swagger and ...

Yoko Ono Forces Polish Beverage Company to Rebrand 'John Lemon' Soda

Yoko Ono pressured a Polish beverage company into changing the name of its new drink, “John Lemon,” with the singer-artist’s legal team alleging that the ...

Foo Fighters 'Frustrated' After Fans Turned Away From London Show

After hundreds of Foo Fighters fans were denied entry to the band’s Tuesday show at London’s O2 Arena, Dave Grohl and company issued a statement ...

Hear Howard Stern Read Marilyn Manson's Biting Texts to Justin Bieber

Marilyn Manson played coy about his reported feud with Justin Bieber while letting Howard Stern read a text message exchange between the two on The Howard ...

Watch Tom Morello, Nancy Wilson Lead All-Star John Lennon Cover

Tom Morello, Heart‘s Nancy Wilson, Brandi Carlile and more delivered a rousing cover of John Lennon‘s “Power to the People” to close out the Global ...

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The Mix

There Are Still 60,000 Slaves In America (And I Was One)

By Robert Evans  Published: September 20th, 2017 

5 Super Creepy Sex Plots In Novels Meant For Teens

By Lydia Bugg  Published: September 20th, 2017 

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How Back To The Future is Darker Than Rick And Morty

By Daniel O’Brien,JM McNab  Published: September 19th, 2017 

Become A Hollywood Hotshot With This Affordable Course

By CRACKED Store  Published: September 19th, 2017 

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Politics

Democrats request inspector general investigate Price's use of charter planes

House and Senate Democrats on Wednesday formally requested that the HHS inspector general investigate HHS Secretary Tom Price’s use of private planes for government business. ...

Price’s private-jet travel breaks precedent

In a sharp departure from his predecessors, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price last week took private jets on five separate flights for official ...

Did Trump Just Do 'Rocket Man' a Favor?

When President George H. W. Bush was staring down Saddam Hussein after the Iraq dictator’s invasion of Kuwait in 1990, the former diplomat spoke in ...

Left on ‘full war footing’ to stop Obamacare repeal

The liberal activists roused into the streets by President Donald Trump are revving up for one last campaign to save Obamacare. The sudden resurgence of ...

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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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