Local

Exploratorium, Oakland senior housing win S.F. design awards

The other honor award in this category went to Hamilton + Aitken Architects for its Maritime Center in Richmond, which restored a World War II ...

Update: Police stand down after alleged shooting at Daly City medical building

by The Associated Press Police officers have stood down after concluding that reports of shooting at a San Francisco Bay Area medical building were unfounded. ...

Reopening of Coit Tower pushed back to mid-May

by Jessica Kwong Mural conservators and construction workers behind Coit Tower’s most comprehensive makeover are taking a few more weeks than originally planned to wrap ...

Four charged so far in 4/20-related arrests

by Rob Nagle Four suspects arrested for alleged malfeasance during this year’s 4/20 celebration in Golden Gate Park have been charged with crimes, according to ...

City sued over Sharp Park Golf Course project

by Laura Dudnick A group of conservation agencies has filed a suit against The City, claiming that a planned construction project at Sharp Park Golf ...

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Technology

These Musical Drones Are More Talented Than Justin Bieber

Even the most skilled guitar god has nothing on these drones KMel Robotics created a swarm of flying hexrotors to play some sweet music. The ...

Samsung Tablets Overtake Kindle Fire in North America: Study

Samsung is selling a lot of tablets in the United States and Canada, a new study suggests. Samsung products were the most popular type of ...

Siri Could Be Coming to Apple TV

“Siri, play Game of Thrones.” This could soon be a reality, according to recent reports that suggest Apple may be bringing its digital assistant to ...

Instagram's Explore Tab: Now Tailored to You

Instagram has made a small but significant change to its app that makes photo and video discovery a more personal experience. The company has tweaked ...

'Bing in the Classroom' Filters Web Search for Students

As more U.S. schools look to incorporate the Internet into lesson plans, Microsoft is rolling out a program that lets students surf and search the ...

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Money

The Dumb Way We Board Airplanes Remains Impervious to Good Data

Airlines seem uninterested in superior ways to load passengers on a plane—perhaps because they are profit from the stress they inflict

How the Dodge Charger Gets Cops to Fall in Love With a Car

Fiat Chrysler’s police vehicle is a muscle car with cool features and the rear-wheel drive that many cops prefer

Groupthink Or Black Swan Rising? Not A Single 'Economist' Expects An Economic Downturn

Submitted by Pater Tenebrarum of Acting-Man blog, A 100% Consensus This doesn’t happen very often.  Marketwatch reports that Jim Bianco points out in a recent ...

#MyNYPD…

. Actually, it is their NYPD, not ours.

Hoisington On The End Of The Fed's (Mythical) "Wealth Effect"

Authored by Lacy Hunt and Van Hoisington of Hoisington Investment Management, Hoisington Investment Management – Quarterly Review and Outlook, First Quarter 2014 Optimism at the ...

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Living

FDA To Propose E-Cigarette Regulations For The First Time

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels ...

Shakespeare Day 2014: 10 Inspiring William Shakespeare Quotes

The post Shakespeare Day 2014: 10 Inspiring William Shakespeare Quotes by Jack Phillips, Epoch Times appeared first on The Epoch Times. William Shakespeare’s birthday is ...

Tax Tips for Canadian Taxpayers

The post Tax Tips for Canadian Taxpayers by Robyn K. Thompson appeared first on The Epoch Times. With the extended tax-filing deadline of May 5 ...

Surprising Ingredient Substitutions

We’ve all been caught in the kitchen mid-recipe and realized we’re missing ingredients. Watch this video and discover some surprising ingredients you can substitute without ...

I sold out to China

I majored in journalism in California and interned at four daily newspapers in the US. I had watched Shattered Glass (2003), the chronicle of The ...

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Sports

Warriors must double-team Griffin to slow him down

If the Warriors want to slow down Blake Griffin, they have to double-team him. David Lee simply can’t guard the Clippers’ power forward alone.

Can Oracle help lift Warriors past Clippers?

Winning at Oracle has been a tough task for first-round playoff opponents, but it’s also been a tough place for the Warriors to win…

Instant Replay: Sanchez slams Giants to victory

Hector Sanchez’s second home run of the day, a grand slam in the 11th inning, vaulted the Giants to a much-needed victory in Colorado.

Rewind: Giants use long ball to salvage a win in Colorado

Eventually, the Giants will have to collect some RBI singles, doubles and triples. But they’ll gladly take their six-home run performance on Wednesday in Colorado.

NBA refs to Curry: You're no superstar

Through the first two games of the Warriors-Clippers playoff series, Stephen Curry is not getting ‘superstar treatment’ from NBA referees.

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Entertainment

Surprise – Lake Bell Is Pregnant!

The Million Dollar Arm star announced her happy news at the Tribeca Film Festival on Wednesday evening

It's a Boy for Jason Sudeikis and Olivia Wilde

The actors have welcomed son Otis Alexander, Wilde announced via Twitter

Amy Purdy Shows Off Her Specially Designed 'New Feet' for Dancing with the Stars

Prosthetics help her with high heels and dance moves – and top scores

The 10 Best Spring Flats

Say hello to flats this spring season.

Benjamin with Negin Zand: Beauty and Brains on Melrose Place

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The Mix

Old Files

Link Latte 218

#218 – Week of April 20, 2014 Moving a HUGE Truck! – [wow pic, video]The Landscape Alphabet, more – [art, design]Great Map of Music Preferences ...

25 Symbols You Never Noticed in Everyday Life

By CRACKED Readers  Published: April 23rd, 2014  We here at Cracked love our Easter eggs. That’s why we find it totally awesome to learn that ...

4 Horrible Ways We're Bringing Sci-Fi Technologies to Life

By Michael Swaim  Published: April 23rd, 2014 

Hour-Long Battle As Angler Reels In 57st Shark

The anglers refuse to reveal where they hooked the 11ft mako in order to keep people from flocking to their secret spot.

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Politics

Obama: Russia sanctions 'teed up'

The president says if Putin is unwilling to cooperate, the U.S. is ready to issue more sanctions.

How Graham outflanked the tea party

“Ideological people don’t give you a whole lot of money,” the senator says.

Obama trade push gets thumbs down from Dems

Many Democrats say the Trans-Pacific partnership undercuts the economic fairness argument.

AP-SD–South Dakota News Digest, SD

South Dakota at 1 a.m. CT James MacPherson is on the desk and may be reached at (605)-332-3111. For access to AP Exchange and other ...

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Opinion

Eastern Ukraine is Blowback for Kiev: McAdams on Jay Taylor Show

RPI Director Daniel McAdams is back with Jay Taylor, where they discuss the Bundy ranch raid and showdown, the problems with government-held land, and they ...

The High Cost of Liberalism: Part III

Income inequality has long been one of the liberals’ favorite issues. So there is nothing surprising about its being pushed hard this election…

Judge Napolitano: Hooray for Obama’s Clemency for Nonviolent Drug War Prisoners

Judge Andrew Napolitano, speaking on Fox News with Jenna Lee, explains why, “as someone who has harshly and repeatedly criticized the President,” he believes President ...

The High Cost of Liberalism: Part II

Liberals can be disarming. In fact, they are for disarming anybody who can be disarmed, whether domestically or…

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