Young narcissists use Twitter as a megaphone. Older narcissists use Facebook to purge their insecurities and gain a sense of belonging. Now, researchers have concluded that the amount of time a person spends on a social media site speaks volumes about his or her personality. The more you tweet, th ... More >>
Monkey Business / ShutterstockNo, these kids don't look human to SFoodie, either.The New York Times ran a barnstormer of an opinion piece this weekend detailing how the contracting out of school lunch to management companies and food processors has affected nutrition, wages, and even standardized te ... More >>
What's the craziest idea you've had lately? Covering your cat in Yves Klein-blue paint and letting it frolic on your boss's couch? Deep-frying a beet? Going to see Battle Los Angeles completely sober? Microloans for pirates? Exciting times. The University of Michigan held a TED symposium ov ... More >>
NOMO drives Afrobeat to new destinations
As head of the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs, Kevin Gover single-handedly gave the Koi Nation land rights. Now, he's stepped through the revolving door to hawk the tribe's plans for a Bay Area casino.
A bitchy academic fight within SFSU's College of Ethnic Studies puts the future of the program in question
Thee More Shallows wowed critics with their debut, then disappeared. Will More Deep Cuts put them back on the map?
Plans for a biodefense "hot lab" at Lawrence Livermore have ecologists, disarmament advocates, and mainstream scientists up in arms
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Pushy's Madeline Minx wants to be both Madonna and Woody Allen
For 20 years, South American thieves have been stealing millions of dollars in gems and jewelry from traveling salespeople in San Francisco. And no one -- not the cops, jewelers, or insurance companies -- has the slightest idea how to stop them.
Former musician Bernie Krause has spent 30 years recording the pristine sounds of nature in the remotest corners of the world. Now, after all his travels, he has an important message for the human race: Shut up!
Warming Up to Global Warming
The sample-minded artists of Detritus.net celebrate the fine art of cultural reappropriation
Douglas Hollis combines audio with visual in his larger-than-life environmental sculptures