Local

Annual Trolley Dances rolled out in and around SF’s Muni routes

Dance and transit united Sunday to lure, and transport, hundreds of people to a collection of free performances strung along San Francisco streets, parks and ...

Costumed corgis invade Ocean Beach for Corgi Con

Crowds of corgis — and the humans that love them — gathered this past Saturday to celebrate the short-legged, stubby tail-having corgis of the Bay ...

Pair break speed record climbing Nose of Yosemite’s El Capitan

On long climbs, Brad Gobright usually lets his mind wander — to his favorite television shows, a song stuck on repeat in his head, food, ...

North Bay wildfires: remembering the victims

The fires that swept the North Bay died down last week, and the task turned to going through the ashes and ruins to identify those ...

3 Berkeley HS students, 1 staffer arrested at end of school’s Unity Week

Three Berkeley High students and one staff member were arrested Friday evening when fights broke out at the end of Berkeley High’s annual Unity Week ...

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Technology

Download this: Spilly's AR app is like Snapchat filters on steroids

If you’ve ever watched a YouTube video and wished that you could be part of it, there’s a new augmented reality app that might be ...

Freshen the air in your home with this smart planter

Clairy is a smart flowerpot and natural air purifier that can fill your apartment with fresh air, while sending indoor pollution updates to your phone. ...

Here's how you can actually use your phone when you listen to YouTube on mobile

YouTube is meant for video, but as most everyone has figured out by now, it’s also great for music. You can find just about every ...

You can no longer buy a 256GB iPhone 7 from Apple, giving the iPhone 8 a leg up

Apple made a few major changes to its iPhone lineup last month, but you probably missed one. There were the major announcements — an iPhone ...

I drove a Cadillac from New York to D.C. without using my hands

I’m sitting in the driver’s seat of a brand new 2018 Cadillac CT6, the most expensive (about $83,000 maxed out) and futuristic car the company ...

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Money

Russian Ships Deliver Military Equipment To The Philippines

In the latest confirmation that President Rodrigo Duterte’s threat to diversify the country’s military ties away from the United States and toward China and Russia ...

Depravity, Frivolity, And Dissent: Are We Watching The End Of An Empire?

Authored by Daisy Luther via The Organic Prepper blog, A 40-year-old essay predicted the end of an empire and current events sure make it look ...

"Czech Donald Trump" Wins Landslide Victory

Authored by Soeren Kern via The Gatestone Institute, The election outcome, the result of popular discontent with established parties, is the latest in a recent ...

Xi's Roadmap To The Chinese Dream

Authored by Pepe Escobar via The Asia Times, China’s Belt and Road Initiative – the New Silk Road – will spark the country’s development and ...

"It's A Coup": Catalan President Slams "Worst Attack" By Spain "Since Franco Dictatorship"

Update: The defiant Catalan leader, Carles Puigdemont, addressed Catalans, Spaniards, and the rest of Europe on TV saying that the Spanish states’ imposition of Article ...

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Living

Dan Brown's Pits Creationism Against Science In His Latest Novel, 'Origin'

Thriller author Dan Brown, best known for The Da Vinci Code, talks to NPR’s Lakshmi Singh about his new novel, Origin.

Playboy Features First Transgender Playmate

Playboy Magazine is making history next month. Lakshmi Singh talks to French model Ines Rau, the first transgender woman to appear in Playboy magazine’s coveted ...

Not My Job: We Quiz Former Minnesota Viking Alan Page About Actual Vikings

The Hall of Fame defensive tackle turned Minnesota Supreme Court Justice answers three questions about the Scandinavian peoples of 1,000 years ago. (Image credit: Jim ...

Film 'Te Ata' Tells Real Life Story Of Prolific Native American Performer

Te Ata is about the true story of Mary Thompson Fisher, a Chickasaw storyteller who was born and raised in the Chickasaw Nation. She became ...

Concussion Laws Are Working, But Young Athletes Are Still At Risk

Recurrent concussions are down. Now advocates are trying to tackle initial concussions.

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Sports

Curry claims he didn't throw mouthguard at ref: 'I've got a pretty good aim'

After being ejected from the game in Memphis on Saturday, Steph Curry made sure to make it clear he wasn’t trying to hit the ref ...

Astros win two straight vs Yankees, advance to take on Dodgers in World Series

With their backs against the wall, the Astros headed back to Houston and beat the Yankees two straight times and will now face the Dodgers ...

Instant Analysis: Curry, Durant ejected vs Grizzlies as Warriors fall to 1-2

The Warriors have now lost two of their first three games this season as tensions rose in the final minute Saturday night in Memphis.

What's caused Warriors' slow start and why it should come as no surprise

Its much too early to get legitimately nervous, much less start tumbling into a panic. The Warriors are going to be fine. Eventually. They most ...

GALLERY: Former 49ers come together for Dwight Clark Day

The 49ers celebrated one of their greats with Dwight Clark Day Sunday at Levi’s Stadium and fans, management, and past players all came together for ...

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Entertainment

Justin Timberlake Will Headline Super Bowl LII Halftime Show

Justin Timberlake confirmed Sunday night that he would headline this year’s Super Bowl halftime show, 14 years after the singer’s role in Janet Jackson‘s infamous ...

See Lady Gaga Perform, All Five Former Presidents Unite at Hurricane Benefit

All five living former U.S. presidents – Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George Bush and Jimmy Carter – united onstage together to help ...

Linkin Park to Live Stream Chester Bennington Tribute Concert

Linkin Park announced Friday that the band would live-stream their all-star Chester Bennington tribute concert in Los Angeles. The sold-out “Linkin Park and Friends Celebrate ...

Watch Rita Ora's Wild New York City Night in New 'Anywhere' Video

Rita Ora‘s new video for “Anywhere” romanticizes being young and free in New York City. Directed by Declan Whitebloom (Taylor Swift, One Direction), Ora prances ...

Watch Evanescence's Reflective New 'Imperfection' Video

Evanescence have shared their reflective new video for “Imperfection,” a song off the band’s upcoming album Synthesis.  Shot in Los Angeles, the video’s opening minutes ...

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The Mix

5 Ways To Make Pop Culture Nostalgia Not Totally Suck

By David Christopher Bell  Published: October 22nd, 2017 

Get Into The Cryptocurrency Craze With This Steep Discount

By CRACKED Store  Published: October 22nd, 2017 

The 5 Craziest Things You Learn Working With Kids

By Archie Grimm  Published: October 21st, 2017 

4 Reasons Sexual Assault Victims Don't Step Forward

By Kristi Harrison  Published: October 21st, 2017 

19 Blockbusters You Didn't Realize Were Horror Movies

By CRACKED Readers  Published: October 20th, 2017 

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Politics

Anti-immigrant forces gain ground in Europe

Czechs this weekend elected a new prime minister who heaps scorn on the European Union and says his country shouldn’t have to accept a single ...

California Republicans go gaga for Trump

ANAHEIM, Calif. — His former chief strategist pillories fellow Republicans they once loved. His dreadful poll numbers here might drag their House incumbents down next ...

DNC enters 2018 in cash panic

LAS VEGAS — The Democratic National Committee is reeling, facing a turnaround that’s proving a much bigger lift than anyone expected as it struggles to ...

Can Trump stay on track on tax reform?

Congressional Republicans are readying themselves for a new obstacle on tax reform: President Donald Trump and his penchant for disruptions. There’s no doubt that Trump ...

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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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