Twitter is so freakin' credible popular now that plenty of people are turning to the social media platform to find out about health information rather than consulting a Merck Manual or asking their doctors. Perhaps social media -- or rather, certain forms of social media -- aren't overrun by crack ... More >>
Those cumbersome privacy settings on Facebook didn't do much for two gay kids in Texas who were inadvertently outed on the social networking site, much to their chagrin. The Wall Street Journal first reported the story of Bobbi Duncan, 22, and Taylor McCormick, 21, both students at the University of ... More >>
When it comes to public opinion, Lil B is working to legitimize himself in 2011. He's doing things like cutting a single with 9th Wonder, Jean Grae, and Phonte. Or peforming at the MTVU Woodie awards. Or being one of XXL's Freshmen class for 2011. But I miss the not-so-distant days of his hastily as ... More >>
University of TexasSan Francisco's vegetation is under attack...A spate of anti-vegetation violence continued in San Francisco with the destruction of nine tea tree bushes in the vicinity of Park Presidio and Fulton. This comes on the heels of the denuding of 32 Golden Gate Park rose bushes, and ... More >>
Game 6 redeems Michael Keaton after he almost fouled out
Through beguiling contrasts and magical moments, Jolie Holland has emerged with a singular, elusive sound
Failure is McConaughey's perfect movie, and a pretty good one for us
Glory Road relives the season college hoops smashed the color barrier
So some computers, disk drives, keys, and uranium have been "misplaced." Don't you still think UC should run the top-secret Los Alamos nuclear lab? Take quiz, find out.
The feds hold up germ experiments at Los Alamos National Lab
Plans for a biodefense "hot lab" at Lawrence Livermore have ecologists, disarmament advocates, and mainstream scientists up in arms
Matt Gonzalez should be backed in District 5 runoff; George W. Bush should be ashamed for considering a coup
For Baby Boomers, the Doctor Is in ... the Bathroom
Buying Dolly the duplicated sheep has brought researchers at the Bay Area's Geron Corp. to the threshold of remarkable frontiers in transplants and cloning. Do we want to follow their lead?
From closet cases to party monsters: A critical guide to the 22nd International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival
Dead guys, psychedelic pop, and no sober opinions at South by Southwest 1998
UC may drop the flawed SAT as an admission requirement. But are the other options any better?
Last year, two Bay Area astronomers said they had discovered planets outside our solar system and became instant media celebrities. Now, Paul Butler and Geoff Marcy face prominent scientific challengers who contend some of the new planets are nothing but
Crabby asides from the South by Southwest Music Festival
Former punker Alejandro Escovedo returns to the roots of rock
Jim Warren makes the Net safe for democracy