Local

74-years-overdue book returned to Berkeley Library

It’s never too late. At least that’s what lifelong Berkeley resident Jean Durham thought when she returned a book to the Berkeley Public Library recently—after ...

Happy ending apparently for cat stranded in tree for 4 days

The saga of a cat stuck high up an evergreen tree in San Mateo entered its fourth day Thursday, and neighbors were worried that the ...

Body found at China Camp Park; death called suspicious

Detectives are investigating the discovery of a body Friday at China Camp Park in San Rafael.

How to find out a new BART train is approaching before you even reach the station

Riding the new BART trains has been a delightful, if somewhat elusive, treat during one’s commute. But now you can increase your odds of riding ...

Beloved San Francisco mural of Robin Williams will disappear this week

If you’ve ever walked the stretch of Market Street between Sixth and Seventh streets, you’ve likely noticed the smiling eyes of a familiar face looking ...

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Technology

Adam Neumann planned for his children and grandchildren to control WeWork

WeWork co-founder Adam Neumann didn’t plan for his family’s control of WeWork to end at his death but instead expected to pass that control to ...

Tilting Point acquires game monetization startup Gondola

Tilting Point announced yesterday that it has acquired Gondola, a company that aims to increase game monetization by optimizing in-game offers and video ads. Tilting ...

YellowHeart allows musicians and concert organizers to take more control of resold tickets

YellowHeart is trying to solve a problem that should be familiar to anyone who’s ever tried to buy a ticket for a popular concert: Those ...

Three of the best tackle the thorny issue of Brexit for startups at Disrupt Berlin

The turbulence of Brexit has left both U.K. and European startups alike wondering about the best path forward. From recruiting to acquiring investment to scaling ...

Greylock GP Sarah Guo is as bullish on SaaS as ever

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where each week we discuss other people’s money and what sense their investment choices make (or ...

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Money

6 Warning Signs That Civil Unrest Is Imminent

6 Warning Signs That Civil Unrest Is Imminent Authored by J.G.Martinez D. via The Organic Prepper blog, This week has been “interesting” in South America. ...

Office Vacancies In China Hit Decade High Amid Economic Turmoil

Office Vacancies In China Hit Decade High Amid Economic Turmoil A darkening outlook for China’s economy continues to materialize week by week. New data from ...

Terrorized, Traumatized, & Terminated: The Police State's Deadly Toll On America's Children

Terrorized, Traumatized, & Terminated: The Police State’s Deadly Toll On America’s Children Authored by John Whitehead via The Rutherford Institute, “Mommy, am I gonna die?”— ...

Teaching Sex-Ed In Poland May Soon Land You In Prison

Teaching Sex-Ed In Poland May Soon Land You In Prison Lawmakers from Poland’s Law & Justice party, who won a second term in Sunday’s election, ...

An "Amazingly Good" Brexit Deal But A Constitutional Challenge Looms

An “Amazingly Good” Brexit Deal But A Constitutional Challenge Looms Authored by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk, A deal has been reached. Jean-Claude Juncker opposes an ...

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Living

There’s A Good Reason Why The Flu Shot Hurts So Much

There’s an explanation for why the vaccine makes your arm sore. But there are also ways to manage the pain.

The Most Popular Self-Help Books Of 2019

Goodreads compiled a list of the top self-help books published this year.

Movies Cast A Spell In 'Show People'

Author Michael Newton waxes rhapsodic in his new book about a century of acting, with a special fondness for performances about performance; it’s taken for ...

Remembering 'Jackie Brown' Actor Robert Forster

The Oscar-nominated actor, who died Oct. 11, often played police officers and private eyes. “These guys are straight shooters,” he said in 2003. “I take ...

Neurosymphony

The Laboratory for NeuroImaging of Coma and Consciousness (NICC) at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston studies the process of recovering consciousness after traumatic brain injuries. Using ...

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Sports

Warriors takeaways: What we learned in 124-103 preseason win vs. Lakers

BOX SCORE SAN FRANCISCO — The Warriors ended their preseason slate with a bang, beating the Los Angeles Lakers 124-103 at Chase Center on

Marquese Chriss could be Warriors' best reclamation project in 15 years

Marquese Chriss, given up on by three franchises, has earned a spot on the Warriors roster. This is his last best chance to show why ...

Alex Dickerson's bright future with Giants clouded by injury concerns

SAN FRANCISCO — Once he hires a manager and general manager, Farhan Zaidi will turn to the heavy lifting. The main goal this offseason is

49ers' Deebo Samuel praised by 'Friday' character he shares name with

It must be an honor to have someone name their child after you. Deebo Samuel’s dad nicknamed his son after a character from “Friday,” and

Five 49ers to watch in Week 7: Can Washington slow down George Kittle?

The 49ers head across the country for an early Sunday start against Washington at FedEx Field as significant favorites in Week 7. Not since the ...

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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

Your Fears As A Kid, Alongside Your Fears Now

By Cracked Plasticians  Published: October 18th, 2019 

How A Scientist Took On The Company That Poisoned The World

By Andrew McRae  Published: October 18th, 2019 

53 Cards

Why Are All The Vampires Dating Teenagers?

By Kelly Stone  Published: October 17th, 2019 

5 Stories That Prove Stanley Kubrick Was A Maniac

By Ryan Menezes  Published: October 17th, 2019 

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Politics

‘Mulvaney needs to learn when to stop talking’: Mick on thin ice after bungled briefing

Mick Mulvaney is on wobbly ground at the White House after the acting chief of staff’s startling news conference, with aides around President Donald Trump ...

Democrats are zeroing in on Rudy Giuliani to impeach Trump

Democrats building a case for impeachment are working to prove that when it came to pressuring Ukraine to investigate Democrats, Rudy Giuliani was Donald Trump’s ...

Rick Perry won’t comply with subpoena in impeachment probe

Energy Secretary Rick Perry is refusing to comply with a congressional subpoena seeking a host of records related to his actions in Ukraine at the ...

Trump campaign embraces Mulvaney's explosive 'Get over it' comment

Mick Mulvaney is causing heartburn among White House lawyers and Donald Trump’s allies with his stunning briefing in which he acknowledged that the administration withheld ...

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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…

Farewell

Even the best things come to an end. After enjoying a quarter of a century of writing this column for Creators Syndicate, I have decided ...

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