Local

Flights delayed up to 3 hours due to inclement weather this evening

by Bay City News Holiday travelers flying out of San Francisco International Airport this evening are experiencing flight delays of up to three hours caused ...

SFO: More than 100 flights canceled due to weather

The wet weather moving through the Bay Area on Friday evening caused headaches for air travelers out of San Francisco International Airport, with officials reporting ...

S.F. sheriff’s deputy arrested in assault on hospital patient

A San Francisco sheriff’s deputy was arrested Friday for allegedly choking a hospital patient, and then arresting the man for trying to assault him with ...

A Changing Mission: Who belongs in S.F.’s oldest neighborhood?

The run-down Edwardian on Folsom Street had hosted countless family affairs, milestones of love, laughter and loss. In the half century since farmworkers Jesus and ...

Police arrest alleged drugstore cowboy, who is also accused of bank robbery

by Rob Nagle The alleged drugstore cowboy is going to have to hang up his spurs. Police have arrested a man that they say robbed ...

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Technology

Reddit Announces RedditNotes, A Way To Share Equity With Readers

 Reddit, the world’s favorite repository for funny and/or pornographic images (and wide-ranging discussions on almost any topic), has announced a RedditNotes initiative, a method to ...

Carnival’s Mobile Marketing Platform Gets More Automated

 When someone tells me that they’re introducing “trigger messaging” to their product, well, it’s not the most thrilling start to a conversation. But hey, mention ...

Canary Home Security System Has Finally Started Shipping

 Canary, the $250, all-in-one home security system that caught the attention of our hearts and minds back in 2013, has finally started shipping. The device ...

This Week On The TC Gadgets Podcast: BlackBerry, Bar-Tending Robots, And Drones

 Christmas is around the corner, and thus, this podcast is especially merry. BlackBerry recently introduced the smartphone of yesterday, in the BlackBerry Classic. We’re also ...

Cross platform development by Apple, Google, and Microsoft analyzed and visualized (Jan Dawson/Beyond Devices)

Jan Dawson / Beyond Devices:Cross platform development by Apple, Google, and Microsoft analyzed and visualized  —  Visualizing cross-platform development  —  Much has been made recently ...

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Money

Gun Violence In America (In 6 Uncomfortable Charts)

A recent report, The Annual Review of Public Health, summarizes the basic facts of firearm violence, a large and costly public health problem in the ...

The Burning Questions For 2015

The Burning Questions For 2015 By Louis-Vincent Gave, Gavekal Dragonomics With two reports a day, and often more, readers sometimes complain that keeping tabs on ...

Archaea Capital's 5 Bad Trades To Avoid Next Year

Excerpted from Achaea Capital’s Latter to Investors, Blind faith in policymakers remains a bad trade that’s still widely held. Pressure builds everywhere we look. Not ...

United States Of Newspeak – Obama Spins Executive Orders As "Presidential Memoranda" To Avoid Scrutiny

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, If there’s one thing we have learned about Barack Obama, it’s that he is a master of ...

Serial's $2,500 Phone Bill and the Prison-Calling Racket

The final installment of “Serial,” a cult-favorite podcast about a murder, will begin just like every other episode—with the name of a prison telecom provider

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Living

Prayers, Facebook and Weight Loss

“When people talk to God, it is called prayer. When God talks to people, they call it schizophrenia.” — Dr. Jim Roach in his upcoming ...

‘OMG Terrifying! Guy removes his Blackhead, You Won’t Believe What he Discovered’ is Fake

A Facebook post that has the title, “OMG Terrifying!!! Guy removes his Blackhead, You wont Believe what he discovered,” is totally fake and is merely ...

City Life May Be To Blame For Rising Diabetes Rates

Aesop’s fable about the dangers of urban life goes something like this: A City Mouse visits his cousin in the country and is shocked at ...

'Rum, Rumba, And Romance': A Book On Cuba's Enduring Mystique

This week, President Obama announced that he will begin to normalize relations with Cuba. Cuban-American writer Richard Blanco recommends a book about Cuba’s imprint on ...

Oprah Hoax: ‘Bill Cosby Drugged and Tried to Rape me’ Article is Fake

An article claiming Oprah Winfrey said Bill Cosby “tried to rape” her is fake. The bogus article was posted on Nahadaily.com, a satirical news site. ...

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Sports

Report: Rockets acquire Brewer from Timberwolves

The Rockets have reportedly acquired forward Corey Brewer from Timberwolves for Troy Daniels and two draft picks.

Report: Mavericks ahead of Warriors in pursuit of O'Neal

Jermaine O’Neal is currently unemployed, but the veteran big man could be a boon for a title contender as the playoff run approaches.

Warriors' Bogut compares himself to old muscle cars

Injury-riddled Andrew Bogut escapes his NBA frustrations by getting wrapped up into his love of old cars.

49ers injury report: Gore questionable, but expected to play

It’s a crowded injury report for the 49ers this week, led by Frank Gore, who suffered a concussion last week against the Seahawks.

Report: Giants 'closing in' on deal for Marlins' McGehee

The Giants and Marlins are reportedly close to a deal that would bring third baseman Casey McGehee to San Francisco.

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Entertainment

It's Another Girl for Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell!

The actors welcomed daughter Delta on Friday, the announced via Twitter

Joanna Krupa Gets Egg-Retrieval Procedure (VIDEO)

The Real Housewives of Miami star says the process has made her more eager to become a mom

New Kids on the Block's Jonathan Knight Will Compete on The Amazing Race

The former boy bander will compete alongside his boyfriend, Harley Rodriguez, on the upcoming season of the CBS reality show

Obama’s All-Women Press Conference Deals Glancing Blow to Patriarchy

The men were sad, maybe.

<b>Obama</b> Backs <b>LeBron’s</b> “I Can’t Breathe” Shirt

“We forget the role that Muhammad Ali, Arthur Ashe and Bill Russell played in raising consciousness.”

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The Mix

Buddy The Dog Saves Owner From Burning Home

As a fire burns in a Sacramento home in the middle of the night, a Labrador proves he really is his owner’s best friend.

5 Old Holiday Games That Prove Your Grandparents Were Insane

By Jason Iannone  Published: December 19th, 2014 

6 Ways Gamers Have Taken The Fun Out of Gaming

By Abe Epperson,Adam Ganser  Published: December 19th, 2014 

The Last Victorian Leviathan Steam Ship

“QUANTUM SHOT” #457(rev) Link – article by M. Christian and Avi Abrams The More-Than-Great “Great Eastern” — one of the most spectacular ships ever built! ...

Censored: Boy Tells President To 'Lose Weight'

A nine-year-old writes a letter to the Chinese leader saying he should look more like the Russian President – and censors leap.

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Politics

Obama: America is leading

“We cannot have a society in which a dictator in some place can start imposing censorship in the United States,” he says.

The week the GOP primary began

Jeb Bush got serious, Marco Rubio railed on a topic close to home and Rand Paul took yet another contrarian view.

How bad would an IRS shutdown be?

The IRS chief warns that drastic budget cuts may force a shutdown.

'I'm not done'

“Interesting stuff happens in the fourth quarter. And I’m looking forward to it,” Obama says.

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Opinion

Tortured Reasoning

Critics and defenders of the harsh interrogation methods applied to captured terrorists can argue forever over whether those methods were…

Is Law Optional?

The fiasco of “Rolling Stone” magazine’s apology for an unsubstantiated claim of gang rape at a University of Virginia fraternity house — and the…

Christmas Books

This year, Christmas shopping may be an especially welcome respite from the ugly events going on across the country, as mobs take to the streets…

Opinions Versus Facts

Everyone seems to have an opinion about the tragic events in Ferguson, Missouri. But, as Daniel Patrick Moynihan used to say, “You’re entitled to…

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