Why should preventing catastrophes be a secret?After the BP oil spill devastated the Gulf of Mexico, you would expect that a prominent oil company like Chevron would want consumers to trust its ability to prevent such blowouts. Yet the San Ramon oil company, is suing Scribd, a San Francisco docum ... More >>
Cody T WilliamsDiamond Daggers will perform at El Rio this SaturdayIf you don't have tickets to Giants playoffs games this weekend, didn't want to pay the jacked-up prices, or simply do not care about baseball, check out every other cheap event in the city. There are many. Here's our list of 10 t ... More >>
Nice. But not to fight an oil spill. Distinguished scientist Terry Hazen had to be the big, bad killjoy on a story about how local company Matter of Trust could collect your hair and use it to fight the ongoing Deep Horizon oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. "If you shaved everybody in the Unit ... More >>
Don't grab those scissors yet, Phil Spector...According to some San Francisco non-profit called Matter of Trust, donating your hair can help clean up one of the worst oil spills in United States history. The Huffington Post, and plenty of other news media outlets, have recently run straight-faced ... More >>
AP News/NASANitrogen-filled sediment flowing from the Mississippi into the Gulf, as seen from space.Our favorite morsel from the blogs. Shucked: Grist's Tom Philpott registers outrage ― outrage! ― in Big Corn's positioning re: the Gulf oil oil spill. Philpott, take it away: As if being b ... More >>
Photo by Rick via Flickr Creative CommonsBuffalo WingsBar food is designed to keep you thirsty as you toss 'em back. Fatty, often crunchy, and above all salty, bar food is so popular there's even a new L.A. gastropub simply called Bar Food. We've culled the nine best from across the country, from ... More >>
We prescribe fresh shellfish and other seasonal delights from the sea.
An interview with Valkyrie's star and director, Tom Cruise and Bryan Singer.
The USS Iowa was once considered a lock as a San Francisco tourist attraction. So why is the historic warship rusting in Suisun Bay?
You don't need to applaud when you get the whole fish at Butterfly. Just dig in.
The Western Pacific gray whale, once thought extinct, clings to life in a remote Siberian sea. Biologists fear their research is serving as cover for massive oil drilling that could wipe out this lost tribe once and for all.
Just when you thought it was safe to flag down the waiter, a storm brews over shark fin soup.
At Fizz Supper Club, it's hot California food and a cold garden