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San Francisco First US City To OK Paid Parental Leave

What do the United States and Papua New Guinea have in common? Per theInternational Labor Organization, they’re the only two countries out of 185 that don’t have national paid parental…

Newser | April 6, 2016 - 3:30 pm

This Chihuahua In A Police Chase Is A True Rebel Without A Cause

He’s now safe in custody where officers are likely asking him what protein shakes he relies on for endurance training, and what it feels like to be the tiniest badass.

Bronwyn Isaac | April 4, 2016 - 2:30 pm

There Is Now A ‘Ball Pit Bar’ So You Can Get Creeped On While Being Nostalgic

The pop-up event was open March 19th and 20th and offered a full service cocktail bar next to a ball pit which feels both unsanitary and potentially gropey.

Bronwyn Isaac | March 23, 2016 - 1:15 pm

Carl’s Jr. CEO Wants To Replace Human Employees With Robots

Despite my spiraling paranoia that this slow-roll replacement of humans-by-robots will render me and all those I love homeless and jobless in a matter of years, I understand the appeal.

Bronwyn Isaac | March 18, 2016 - 1:15 pm

Tech Bro’s Open Letter Is Everything That’s Wrong With How Homeless People Are Seen

It must be tough being a tech bro. On top of dealing with all the regular bro stereotypes, your constantly evolving industry and the cost of living San Francisco, you’re…

Lauren Vinopal | February 18, 2016 - 12:30 pm

All Roads Lead to Superb Owl City

Are you not entertained?

Sara Vipond Brink | February 6, 2016 - 10:00 am

Hey! Vina: The New App For Female Friendships

“We built this app to solve for our own needs as women who have moved, traveled, changed careers, and shifted lifestyles and life stages,” explained the app’s CEO Olivia June…

Bronwyn Isaac | January 29, 2016 - 4:15 pm

San Francisco Is Creating Anti-Pee Walls To Combat Public Urination

San Francisco is tackling public urination with a novel approach: They’re painting certain problem walls with a superhydrophobic paint that will make urine splash back at the urinator, rather than…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 4, 2015 - 10:00 am

NHS: Genital Piercings Count As Female Genital Mutilation

The UK’s National Health Service has classified voluntary genital piercings as female genital mutilation.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 19, 2015 - 5:30 pm

Just Look At This Asshole: Catholic Church Spraying Homeless With Water At Night In San Francisco

In a tremendous show of Christian charity, a Catholic church in San Francisco has installed water sprinklers specifically meant to drive away the homeless people who sleep in the church’s…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 18, 2015 - 5:10 pm

Sightseeing Tour Guide Lets It All Out On Last Day Of Work, Starts Racist “Fuck Chinatown” Chant

When people wake up on the wrong side of bed, bad things happen. Unfortunately, for a group of tourists visiting San Francisco, their sightseeing tour guide (who happens to be…

Katie Oldenburg | October 23, 2014 - 5:00 pm

The End Zone: Is The 49ers New Stadium Cursed?

Don’t you just hate it when you spend over eight years and nearly $1.2 billion dollars to conceive and build the perfect new stadium, just to find out that oops,…

Beejoli Shah | September 18, 2014 - 1:00 pm
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