The Susan G. Komen Foundation, the world's largest breast cancer organization, announced the troubling news that it was ending its three-day cancer fundraising race in a handful of cities, including San Francisco. According to Susan G. Komen, the organization will no longer hold fundraising races ... More >>
Social media is no doubt a powerful force. But in what ways? How does this power manifest itself? Some people, perhaps confused by the word "media," seem to think it's a replacement for dying traditional media outlets -- particularly newspapers -- despite there being zero evidence that this is takin ... More >>
There is far too much cheerleading for the "wisdom of crowds." The undiscerning among us, often motivated by an understandable (if often mindless) disgust with institutions, tend to employ buzzwords like "crowdsourcing" and to preach the idea that "the people" are always right even if "the people ... More >>
The Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation relieved its six California affiliates today when it pledged to reverse its unpopular policy to stop funding Planned Parenthood and its breast cancer prevention programs.During Komen's grant review process, the foundation decided that any organizations b ... More >>
Michael Manos was living the same lie that he peddled across the country. But in San Francisco, the truth caught up with him.
If only San Francisco could harness the kinetic energy generated by tens of thousands of coins being shaken in thousands of pan-handlers' cups -- we could power this city and sell off the surplus and re-invest it in coins in cups. To our knowledge, there's no accurate measure of how much loose ca ... More >>
The Cake GalleryChocolate Breasts cake from The Cake GalleryBeats for Boobs is the attention-getting name for a cutting-edge breast cancer event this Friday. Expect an evening of fire performances, a fashion show, a prize-dispensing Boobie Wheel, and DJs at this annual benefit for the Breast ... More >>