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Elon Musk has Wall Street wrapped around his little finger

The ease with which it raised the funds (and the fact that its shares rose 5% the week of the sale), shows how easily Tesla is able to use Wall Street to do its bidding.<p>Plenty of people I've spoken with in the auto industry are astounded that a profitless company, one that struggled to build 50,000 …

The Cheapest Places to Travel for Each Month of the Year

Domestic: Los Angeles<p>You can save 33 percent on hotels in the city of angels this month, when the nightly average rate for four-star properties dips …

Los Angeles

Elon Musk Opens Up a Free Training Gym for Artificial Intelligence

OpenAI, the artificial intelligence company backed by Tesla and SpaceX boss Elon Musk, is building out a new kind of free training “gym” for computer …

9 new movies that could become big-time Oscar winners

Many of the movies heading north of the border hope to leave with the momentum that will lead to nominations at the top award shows at the end of the year. Though all of them won't get the buzz to make it to the finish, some of the much-anticipated titles going to TIFF will live up to the hype.<p>Here …

Candice Huffine and Kitty Hayes Pose Together in CR Fashion Book 2015

The newest issue of <i>CR Fashion Book</i> is hitting newsstands just about, oh, <i>now</i>, and there's a beyond stunning spread including plus-size model Candice Huffine that everyone's going to be talking about. Titled "One Size Fits All," it presents Huffine and sample-size model Kitty Hayes wearing many of …

SF's Hottest Trainer 2015: Angela Holmes of Pilates ProWorks, Contestant #13

Born and raised in Texas, Angela Holmes graduated from the University of Arizona with a BFA in dance. (Go Wildcats!) She teaches at least a dozen classes per week at Pilates ProWorks studio in Mill Valley, most of which fill up pretty quickly. Her classes are popular because they combine core, …

Bluetooth Suppositories And Other Teledildonics You Didn’t Know You Needed

Let us talk frankly about technology and sex1, which are, as the old ad has it, two great tastes that taste great together. Let’s talk about vibrators, and teledildonics, and orgasms, and KinkBNB, and VR porn, and “Uber for escorts.” And let’s talk again about our collective inability to think …

Decades of Talent

This App Is Like Instagram, But For Your Own Music Videos

Ever seen a music video for a song you like and thought “I could do that!” Well, now’s your chance.<p>Triller, a new app that’s just hit the market, aims to make short music videos much easier to direct and edit for anybody feeling creative. Users can pick their favorite song (just a small portion of …

Music Videos

4 Summer Movies That Change the Face of On-Screen Heroes

The White Knight isn’t dead, but he’s taken a beating this year. It’s about time.<p>The white knight. He means well—that trope of all kinds of fiction—what with his quest to rescue the fair maiden from a terrible tyrant and then make her his grateful bride. But who says she needs rescuing? And who …