All through December, SFoodie is bringing you local gift ideas for the food obsessives in your life. Pizza is beloved by nearly everyone. Yet achieving perfect pie in the home kitchen may not seem so easy -- there's flour to consider, along with cooking time, and let's not forget the sauce options. ... More >>
Does Groupon bring out the trolls?The selling point of daily deal sites like Groupon and LivingSocial has long been that they bring in new customers and new revenue. Though there's concern that the online-deal market is saturated, deal sites may bring in as much as $1 billion in revenue this year ... More >>
Illustration by Doug FraserAnother startling indication of the potential prevalence of football-related brain degeneration came to light yesterday, as the disease known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) was diagnosed in the autopsied brain of deceased Chicago Bears safety Dave Duerson.The ... More >>
Experts say ex-football players with head injuries often end up in the criminal justice system. Former USC lineman Chris Brymer is exhibit A.
Francesco Marino / FreeDigitalPhotos.netStrike one up for common sense -- and another one down for the Recording Industry Association of America.Earlier today, a federal judge cut the penalty against convicted music file-sharer Joel Tenenbaum by a factor of 10 -- from $675,000 to $67,500 -- after ... More >>
They pile up their stuff to the point of fire danger and rat infestation. A task force is taking on this nearly insurmountable problem.
Don't blame Funny Games Michael Haneke if you don't like what you see.
How an eccentric architect with a penchant for pre-Columbian relics rocked the antiquities world and became the de Young Museum's most mysterious donor
Overnight, a would-be auteur destroyed his future
A documentary on Howard Zinn shines with the light of its subject
Plans for a biodefense "hot lab" at Lawrence Livermore have ecologists, disarmament advocates, and mainstream scientists up in arms
Will San Francisco finally get the city magazine it deserves?
Local scientists are shrinking chips and wires to atomic scale, revolutionizing the electronics industry. But most of the nanotechnological advances you've read about are outsized hype.
There are two joys in life - making things and breaking things - and pirate journalist Warren Hinkle has excelled at both
There are two joys in life -- making things and breaking things -- and pirate journalist Warren Hinckle has excelled at both
The Mission's punk collective turns 5
Verbal Prankster Mal Sharpe and his partner, Jim Coyle, bushwacked San Francisco in the early '60s, posing absurd man-in-the street questions to the unsuspecting. Taping the encounters, the dup invented a shtick that was part comedy, part performance art