Local

BART transbay service recovering from major delays

BART was recovering from major delays Thursday night after an equipment problem on a train snarled transbay service, officials said. The delay was reported around ...

S.F. zookeepers say safety concerns ignored before gorilla died

An endangered young gorilla might not have been crushed to death under an electric door at the San Francisco Zoo if top managers had listened ...

SRO tenants’ tales tell scary story

by Jessica Kwong Craigslist ads, Facebook posts and The Negev’s own website tout 219 Sixth St. as the epitome of modern communal living in San ...

St. Francis athlete rejects disabled label, excels in 3 sports

St. Francis athlete rejects disabled label, excels in 3 sports A spirited debate was brewing along the St. Francis-Mountain View sideline last month on whether ...

Uber’s negative public relations seen as systemic problem

by Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez Local transit tech company Uber has driven straight into a media-relations storm, and new revelations have local public-relations experts shaking their ...

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Technology

Microsoft's Black Friday offers include $150 off Surface Pro 3

As Black Friday inches closer, Microsoft has announced some pretty sweet deals that will be available from Nov. 27 to Nov. 28. Black Friday can ...

Qualcomm: Get ready for 4K smartphones

If you think the ultra-sharp Quad HD displays on today’s state-of-the-art smartphones are as good as it gets, think again. According to Qualcomm, who builds ...

There's finally a way to sync your Fitbit data with Apple Health

Fitbit famously made the decision not to integrate with Apple’s Health platform, but there’s good news for users: It’s now possible to get the wearable’s ...

As Liberian schools remain closed, tablets could become digital classroom

Schools in Liberia have been closed since July as the country has confronted a deadly Ebola outbreak that, so far, has killed nearly 3,000 people. ...

It's now much easier to share public tweets via DMs on Twitter

Today in features you may not have known you wanted: Twitter is letting you directly share public tweets through its private direct messaging system. If ...

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Money

How One Guy Is Using the Law to Wreak Havoc Over Police Body Cams

A private citizen has been requesting every single minute of footage collected by police cameras in Washington state, leading some departments to consider getting rid ...

Cash Is for Losers!

Venmo’s mash-up of mobile payments and social media is winning over millennials, making it a contender to shape digital payments’ future

The Big Business of Ugly Christmas Sweaters

The novelty items are hot for retailers large and small

Caught On Tape – How The Children Of Chinese Oligarchs Live It Up In SoCal

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, The interesting thing about America in 2014, is that the worship of our own domestic criminals just ...

Wall Street Stunned As Iceland Dares To Jail Banker Involved In 2008 Crash

The impossible is possible. Never say never. Wall Street bankers are staring agog at headlines coming from Europe where, in Iceland, the former chief executive ...

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Living

Mirror, Mirror, On The Wall, You're to Blame When Our Confidence Falls

Whether it’s 8p.m. on a Friday night or 8a.m. Monday morning, mirrors are an important part of our daily lives. They see us during our ...

Why Are Medical Mistakes Our Third Leading Cause of Death?

“If doctors do no other good, they at least prepare their patients early for death, undermining little by little and cutting off their enjoyment of ...

10 Insanely Easy Ways to Make Your Entryway More Inviting for the Holidays

Holiday season is almost upon us, which means guests will be arriving soon! Whether you’re having new visitors or familiar friends and family, your home ...

8-Year-Old Raises Almost $1 Mil to Save His Friend’s Life

LOS ANGELES—Eight-year-old Dylan Siegel’s best friend since preschool is Jonah Pournazarian. A few years ago, Dylan found out that Jonah had a rare liver condition ...

'Redeployment' Explores Iraq War's Physical And Psychic Costs

In his short story collection, former Marine Phil Klay takes his experience in Iraq and clarifies it. On Wednesday, he won the National Book Award ...

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Sports

With Draymond's development, Kerr gets wish after all

While the Warriors were flirting with stretch-fours like Kevin Love, Draymond Green was doing work. With David Lee out, it’s paying big dividends.

Giants' Evans: 'Significant' interest in Cubans Tomas, Moncada

The pipeline from Cuba to MLB is growing. And the Giants, according to assistant GM Bobby Evans, are looking to get in on the action.

Free agent Romo 'clearly an interest' to Giants

One of the overlooked free agents of the Giants this offseason has been reliever Sergio Romo, but assistant GM Bobby Evans indicated he is still ...

Warriors through 10 games: Five legitimate concerns

The Warriors are 8-2 and sit in second place in the insanely competitive Western Conference. That doesn’t mean everything is perfect…

NFL capsule: 49ers favored significantly over Washington

The 49ers take on RGII and the Washington football team in Week 12, and find themselves significantly favored in the NFC matchup.

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Entertainment

Bill Cosby's Lawyer Slams New Accusations as 'Utter Nonsense'

Lawyer Marty Singer says the women making claims against the comedian are “coming out of the woodwork with fabricated or unsubstantiated stories”

Charlie Hunnam: 'My Life Has Been a Long Succession of Awkward Phases'

The Sons of Anarchy actor admits he went through a tough time when he was younger

Reelin' and Writin'

Reeling in the years with Farran and Molly

Kelsey Grammer's Daughter Named Miss Golden Globe 2015

The actor’s daughter, Greer, snags the honor for this year’s awards show

Hot Looks: Tough as Nails

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The Mix

Poo Power: Bus Runs On Gas From Human Waste

The first bus in Britain to be powered by human waste has gone into service – and it is said to be cleaner than diesel.

Baby Born In Fire Station Amid Buffalo Storm

With the snowstorm against her, trapped and in labour Bethany Hojnacki needed a big dose of help to deliver her baby…

DRB Time-Slice: 1966 Vehicles: Latin America Buses

“QUANTUM SHOT” #886 Link – article by Avi Abrams Time-Slices: Random Delectable Pieces of Art, Style and Technology – Year-by-Year, from 1900 to Now Today ...

4 Awful Truths the Smith Kids Interview Revealed (About Us)

By Kristi Harrison  Published: November 20th, 2014 

13 Accidentally Hilarious Onscreen Moments by Famous Actors

By CRACKED Readers  Published: November 20th, 2014 

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Politics

How Obama got here

Jeh Johnson orchestrated the push for an executive order behind the scenes.

Woman watches as Obama tells her story in speech

LAS VEGAS (AP) – Astrid Silva didn’t hear her name when the president of the United States first said it Thursday night. But she couldn’t ...

Iran deal by Monday? Don't bet on it

The overwhelming consensus among roughly a dozen sources is that the nuclear talks will be extended next week into early 2015.

'Come out of the shadows'

His moves reflect a second-term White House that is fed up with congressional dysfunction.

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Opinion

A Legacy of Liberalism

Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes said there were “phrases that serve as an excuse for not thinking.” One of these phrases that…

Racial Quota Punishment

If anyone still has any doubt about the utter cynicism of the Obama administration, a recent agreement between the federal government and the…

What Happened?

Just what happened last week on election day? And what is going to happen in the years ahead?The most important thing that happened last week ...

Voter Fraud and Voter I.D.

One of the biggest voter frauds may be the idea promoted by Attorney General Eric Holder and others that there is no voter fraud, that ...

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