Local

7 Californians hospitalized in ICU after vaping cannabis or CBD oils

Kings County is warning vape users to avoid buying cannabis e-cigarettes on the street after seven people in Hanford were hospitalized in the intensive care ...

Electric scooter at Dropbox HQ in San Francisco catches on fire

An electric scooter briefly caught fire at Dropbox headquarters in San Francisco on Wednesday afternoon, causing an evacuation of the building, according to employees.

Go swimming for free at these 7 SF pools on Friday

With uncharacteristically hot temperatures scorching the Bay Area this week, you may be feeling a little sweaty — and therefore experiencing an urge to jump ...

'I'm shocked': Man accused in SF condo attack released from jail

Austin James Vincent, 25, was arrested on Sunday after police say he attacked Paneez Kosarian, a resident at the Watermark building.

Arrest made in terrifying San Francisco attack caught on camera

Police say Austin James Vincent, 25, has been booked at San Francisco County Jail on charges of battery, attempted robbery and false imprisonment. According to ...

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Technology

Cybersecurity conference attendees possibly exposed to IRL virus

They, perhaps more than any other gathered group of industry professionals, know how to defend against viruses. Just, maybe, not this kind.  Hackers and cybersecurity ...

VW’s adorable buggy is part of an electric master plan

The Volkswagen ID. Buggy is cute, doorless (and roofless!), and gives off strong beach vibes. But the dune buggy-inspired concept car is more than its ...

'Silicon Valley' heads to Washington in new trailer

It shouldn’t be news to any of us now that some parts of the internet…are bad. Even a lot of the good parts are being ...

Laptops and tablets on sale: iPad Pro, Microsoft Surface, and more

No matter what side of the fence you land on — Apple die-hard or completely loyal to Windows-only tech — there’s always going to be ...

Flaw let hackers spy on—and even alter—data sent via Bluetooth

Say it with me: Bluetooth is not your friend.  It turns out that the frustratingly buggy way to pair speakers, printers, and numerous other third-party ...

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Money

Russia's Proposal For Persian Gulf Peace

Via The Strategic Culture Foundation, There is an eminently reasonable and feasible way to avoid conflict in the Persian Gulf, and to secure peace. The ...

What Would It Take To Build A World Without Globalists?

Authored by Brandon Smith via Alt-Market.com, You can bet that whenever you find people analyzing the root of a problem you will also find other ...

Plastic Apocalypse: Dangerous Microplastics Invade Alps To Artic, Found In Fresh Snow

A new study has revealed that high levels of microplastics have been detected in some of the most remote regions of the world. The discovery, ...

Norway Detects Radiation Near Russian Border Days After Nuclear-Powered Missile Explodes

Days after the Kremlin’s nuclear-powered missile exploded, killing seven and leading to evacuations, Norway detected tiny amounts of radioactive iodine in the air near the northern ...

The Shifting Threat Matrix In West Africa

Authored by Adam Valavanis via GlobalRiskInsights.com, In recent years, West Africa has been considered a relative oasis of stability in sub-Saharan Africa. However, the region ...

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Living

Peter Fonda, Hollywood's 'Easy Rider,' Dies At 79

Fonda was born into Hollywood royalty as the son of Henry Fonda and brother of Jane Fonda. His 1969 classic, Easy Rider, earned him an ...

King of Saxony: otherworldly calls

Endemic to the mountain forests of New Guinea, the King of Saxony bird-of-paradise (Pteridophora alberti) is best-known for the flamboyant, mate-attracting efforts of its males. ...

Why synthetic chemicals seem more toxic than natural ones

Many people believe that chemicals, particularly the man-made ones, are highly dangerous. After all, more than 80,000 chemicals have been synthesised for commercial use in ...

Hear Laurie Anderson Read from The Tibetan Book of the Dead on New Album Songs from the Bardo

Laurie Anderson began her career as an artist in the late 1960s, and since then she’s made connections both personal and professional with many of ...

How Joni Mitchell Wrote “Woodstock,” the Song that Defined the Legendary Music Festival, Even Though She Wasn’t There (1969)

Among the slew of iconic late-60s acts who played Woodstock 50 years ago, one name stands out conspicuously for her absence: Joni Mitchell. Was she ...

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Sports

Check out Chase Center's progress ahead of Warriors' home opener

If you haven’t been paying attention to any progression photos for the new Chase Center, that’s OK — some people just want to be surprised

DeMarcus Cousins' ACL injury has Draymond Green 'at a loss for words'

The emotion Draymond Green felt when he heard former Warriors teammate DeMarcus Cousins had torn his left ACL likely is the same emotion you felt

WATCH: Giants vs. D-backs

Can the Giants get another win in the desert? Watch the action on NBC Bay Area and streaming online and on the MyTeams app.

Giants' top pitching prospect Logan Webb to make MLB debut Saturday

PHOENIX — Logan Webb will still be three months short of his 23rd birthday when he takes the ball Saturday, and he’ll toe the rubber

Giants vs. D-backs lineups: Jeff Samardzija looks to deliver win in desert

The NL wild-card race is heating up, so it’s only fitting the Giants find themselves in the desert. After taking the first game of a ...

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Entertainment

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There are several big cell phone providers out there for you to choose from if you’re looking for cell phone service, but you should compare ...

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With cell phone plans coming up every weekend is really hard to choose the best cell phone plan that will fit your needs and budget. ...

On the Charts: Panic! At the Disco Take Number One With 'Pray for the Wicked'

Panic! At the Disco scored their second straight Number One album as Brendon Urie and company’s new LP Pray for the Wicked opened atop the ...

Selena Gomez's 'Back to You' Is the Song of the Summer

What makes a summer jam? Is it the sunniest chorus, the hottest beat, the most weeks on the charts? Do the lyrics have to be ...

Lil Wayne Tour Bus Shooter Has Conviction Overturned

The man accused of firing multiple gunshots at Lil Wayne’s tour bus in April 2015 had his conviction overturned Friday, just three years into a ...

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The Mix

4 Crazy Ways The Human Body's Changing In Our Own Lifetimes

By Mark Hill  Published: August 16th, 2019 

5 WTF Attempts To Bring Superheroes To TV

By Matt Solomon  Published: August 16th, 2019 

Serena Versus the Drones

5 Actors Who Keep Playing Weirdly Specific Roles

By Cezary Jan Strusiewicz  Published: August 15th, 2019 

HD Remakes Are Making All Of Your Favorite Shows Unwatchable

By Mark Hill  Published: August 15th, 2019 

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Politics

Joe Kennedy-for-Senate backers mount drive to drum out Ed Markey

BOSTON — Standing before a group of donors at a Cape Cod fundraiser last weekend, Sen. Ed Markey joked about his current political predicament. When ...

Joe Kennedy-for-Senate backers mount drive to drum out Ed Markey

BOSTON — Standing before a group of donors at a Cape Cod fundraiser last weekend, Sen. Ed Markey joked about his current political predicament. When ...

How Trump trips up his own Afghan peace efforts

President Donald Trump’s efforts to end the U.S. war in Afghanistan keep hitting a major roadblock: his own proclamations that he wants to get out. ...

Tlaib turns down family visit to West Bank after Israel grants request

Rep. Rashida Tlaib said Friday she will not visit her family in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, hours after Israel’s interior ministry granted her request to ...

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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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