Local

Hunger strikers make it to mayor’s office, but he’s not there

Five hunger strikers in wheelchairs and hundreds of their supporters crossed San Francisco on Tuesday, from the Mission Police Station to City Hall, to reiterate ...

Levi’s Stadium rent dispute escalates between 49ers, Santa Clara

Training camp hasn’t even started and the San Francisco 49ers are already butting heads with opponents — filing for arbitration Tuesday in their ongoing dispute ...

Lower voting age looks to have support of SF Board of Supervisors

Critics of the proposal have questioned lowering the voting age below 18, which is the legal age of adulthood. Avalos and other supporters say it ...

"Frisco 5" March to City Hall to Meet with Mayor Ed Lee (Who is Unavailable)

Yesterday, Mayor Ed Lee popped into the Mission police station, where five activists have been staging a hunger strike for the past 12 days. The ...

Earworm Weekly – “All About That Bass” by Meghan Trainor

I’ve mentioned before that I am of the nonstandard body type commonly known as “fat.” Not only that, but I’ve been a fat activist for ...

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Technology

IBM launches quantum computing for the rest of us

Soon Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau won’t be the only semi-average person who can talk a good quantum computing game. On Wednesday, IBM unveiled the ...

Chinese court rules Apple has to share the trademark 'iPhone' with a leather goods maker

Apple now has to share the trademark for the word “iPhone” with a handbag and leather goods maker – at least in China. As reported ...

Semi-autonomous tech could lead to more in-car sex, expert worries

Forget texting. Sex could be the next greatest safety hazard facing our roadways. As semi-autonomous systems like Tesla’s Autopilot or Honda Sensing become more prevalent ...

Ford welded 2 Mustangs together to celebrate automotive innovation

Ford is showcasing 50 years of automotive innovation with one strange and distinct exhibit. SEE ALSO: Google adds 100 Chrysler hybrid minivans to self-driving fleet ...

Apple's best hope in India is to sell refurbished iPhones, and it's not looking good

Apple’s iPhone sales might be slowing down in the rest of the world, but they grew by a phenomenal 56% in India last quarter, one ...

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Money

Declining Production Rates for many of the Top 30 Oil Producing Countries (Video)

By EconMatters   People don`t realize the magnitude of all the Oil Producing Countries with declining Production Rates, and trending the wrong direction compared with ...

License To Steal: Italy’s Highest Court Rules “Theft Not A Crime If Hungry”

Submitted by Mike “Mish” Shedlock License To Steal: Italy’s Highest Court Rules “Theft Not A Crime If Hungry” In a ruling sure to heighten migration ...

US Futures Tumble After China Devalues Yuan By Most Since August Collapse

The ‘odd’ regime shift in the relationship between USDJPY and US equities continues overnight. Following some visible-handedness and follow-through momentum, Yen is weakening against the ...

Chipotle Mexican Grill Stock Analysis 5-2-2016 (Video)

By EconMatters We look at this one time momentum stock from a mini case study perspective regarding some of the issues this company faces in ...

Don't Sleep Through The Revolution: A Graduation Message For A Dark Age

Submitted by John Whitehead via The Rutherford Institute, “The most striking fact about the story of Rip Van Winkle is not that he slept 20 ...

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Living

5 Tips to Feel Up on Down Days

Embed from Getty Images Let’s face it–some days are better than others. Our very bad day might be due to our health, our work, or ...

How to Get Out of a Funk in Three Simple Steps

Lately I’ve been bogged down with work. A good thing, because I love my work! And at the same time I get a little bummed ...

Man With Down Syndrome Becomes Youngest Business Owner in His Town

A 20-year-old man with Down syndrome has become the youngest person in his town to own a business.  Blake Pyron, of Sanger, Texas, will open ...

Pilot Surprises Soldier Son on Flight Back From Deployment

A soldier on a flight back to the U.S. from an overseas deployment received a unique surprise on board. His father, Captain Mario Lopes, a ...

'Neither Snow Nor Rain' Celebrates History Of U.S. Postal Service

NPR’s Robert Siegel talks with author Devin Leonard whose new book, Neither Snow Nor Rain, celebrates the history of the U.S. Postal Service.

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Sports

NBA: Five missed calls in wild finish to Thunder-Spurs game

A day after the Thunder evened their playoff series with the Spurs in a wild finish, the NBA acknowledged a handful of mistakes.

Return uncertain, Curry making progress Warriors 'looking for'

Hidden behind a big blue curtain, Stephen Curry practiced on Tuesday, but there is still no definite timetable for his return to action.

Instant Replay: Warriors escape with Game 2 win over Blazers

The Warriors took their first lead Tuesday with 5:30 to go and found a way to escape with a 110-99 win over the Blazers in ...

Giants lineup: Blanco in, Williamson out

For the sixth time this season, Gregor Blanco is starting. He will bat eighth and play left field for Bruce Bochy…

Dusty Baker still relying on Kirk Rueter's luck with Nationals

Dusty Baker and Kirk Rueter spent seven seasons together in San Francisco, creating a lasting bond. Now, Baker is using Rueter’s luck with the Nats.

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Entertainment

Cuban Catwalk! Chanel Hosts First-Ever Fashion Show in Cuba

Britney Spears Shows off 'Favorite' New Swimsuit as She Showcases Slender Physique in Instagram Snaps

The singer has been posting a slew of swimwear pics on her Instagram this year

Will Smith Recalls Baby Making Moments in Sweet Tribute to Wife Jada – and His Kids Listen in Too!

“It’s like you take Jada Pinkett Smith and an obscure town in Mexico and some tequila and you end up with great kids,” Smith said.

Game of Thrones: Unraveling the Complex Pack of Lies Behind Jon Snow’s

Was the two-year cover-up worth it?

Yes, It’s Really Happening: Donald Trump Will Win the G.O.P. Nominatio

With Cruz out, Trump and Hillary Clinton are nearly assured to face off in the general election.

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The Mix

Lookalikes Join Jamie Vardy's Title Party

One Jamie Vardy doppelganger is mobbed by fans at the stadium, while the other joins the real thing on the Leicester team bus.

We Were Impregnated By Our Rapists: 4 Bizarre Realities

By Anonymous,Carolyn Burke  Published: May 03rd, 2016 

The GoT Twist We All Wanted (And Were Still Mad About)

By CRACKED Staff  Published: May 03rd, 2016 

Full-Width Justification

7 Ways You're Picturing Ancient Egypt's Pyramids Wrong

By Alex Schmidt  Published: May 02nd, 2016 

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Politics

Ted Cruz drops out of presidential race

Ted Cruz dropped out of the presidential race on Tuesday night, ending one of the best-organized campaigns of 2016 after a series of stinging defeats ...

Ted Cruz's top campaign moments

Trump: We will win

It was the night Donald Trump broke his enemies. The real estate mogul on Tuesday crushed Ted Cruz in Indiana, ejecting the Texas senator from ...

Sanders surprises Clinton in Indiana

Bernie Sanders upset Hillary Clinton in Indiana’s Democratic primary Tuesday night, giving his flagging campaign another reason to carry on to Philadelphia even though he ...

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Opinion

Random Thoughts: 2016 Elections

Random thoughts on the passing scene:One of the problems with being a pessimist is that you can never celebrate when you are proven right.If what…

Conservatives for Trump?

The sudden appearance of Donald Trump on the political horizon last year may have been surprising, but not nearly as surprising as seeing some…

Winners or Whiners?

If there is one pattern that is emerging from this year’s political campaigns, it is that rhetoric beats reality — in both parties.The biggest…

Campaign Lies

If you took all the lies out of political rhetoric, how much would be left? Apparently even less than usual this year.The latest, and perhaps…

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