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Why Scientists Should Pay Attention to UFOs

Are we alone? Unfortunately, neither of the answers feel satisfactory. To be alone in this vast universe is a lonely prospect. On the other hand, if …

Paranormal

Pig Who Ran For Hours To Save His Life Falls In Love With Man Who Helped Him

"He ran up to Alex as if they were old friends. I had tears in my eyes.”<p>All he could do was run for his life.<p>The 500-pound pig bolted down a busy …

Pets

Why Can’t We Find Planet Nine?

Astronomers suspect that there’s a large planet hiding out in the distant fringes of the solar system. At a recent workshop, they brainstormed ways …

Universe

Newgrange: An 5,000-year-old Cosmic Monument That Predates the Pyramids by 500 years

<b>A thousand years older than Stonehenge, and 500 years older than the Pyramids of Giza, Newgrange is an ancient monument that consists of …

Archaeology

If Durant really did spurn LeBron, the Warriors are better off than they could have ever imagined

It wasn’t long ago that the Warriors aspired to be the Spurs, playoff regulars with a regal culture and an unshakeable core, consistently contending …

San Antonio

The Bay Area's Best Hikes by Region

The Bay Area is a hiker's paradise (duh, that's why most of us live here). Countless trails weave and wander through chaparral, oak savannah and …

The best moments from the Warriors’ parade

As one city celebrated a historic sports win 26 years in the making, over on the West Coast, Oakland, California, threw a victory parade for the …

Steve Kerr Predicted Warriors' 6-Game Winning Streak to Win 2018 NBA Championship

Even when his squad was one loss away from elimination, Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr had full confidence the team would repeat as NBA champions.<p>According to The Athletic's Ethan Strauss, Kerr successfully predicted not only how the Western Conference Finals would end but also the …

Klay Thompson's singular focus allows the Warriors to be the Warriors

OAKLAND, Calif. -- It took a few minutes to figure out what was eating Klay Thompson. We had always had a good working relationship, so I knew it …

Basketball

Don’t Let the Box Score Fool You: Draymond Green Is Dominating the Finals

If you freeze-frame the play, it looks like a glitch in the system.<p>Draymond green with the assist to bell for the slam pic.twitter.com/6QAstWbrJC<p>— …

J.R. Smith Will Never Be Forgiven

<i>How? Why?</i> I say this with not a hint of hyperbole: J.R. Smith made the biggest mistake I’ve ever seen an NBA player make Thursday night. There is …

Stephen Curry, Warriors Survive James Harden, Rockets and Advance to NBA Finals

The more things change, the more they stay the same.<p>While some of the pieces are different, the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers will face each other in the NBA Finals for the fourth consecutive year after the defending champions beat the Houston Rockets 101-92 in Monday's Game 7 of …

Basketball

Quantum Physics Explains – “Death Is An Illusion Created By Our Consciousness?”

<b>The study of consciousness has gained a huge amount of attention over the past decade as we begin to not only realize more about the true nature of</b> …

In an era of superteams, the Warriors remain the superest

Even after losing Game 2 to the Houston Rockets on Wednesday, the Golden State Warriors remain the favorites to return to the NBA Finals for a fourth …

How the Warriors mastered the art of moving without the ball

Stephen Curry hears the talk. He curls around screens, cuts down the lane, races this way, darts that way — all without the ball, all while …

Basketball

Kurtenbach: The Warriors — synonymous with the NBA’s 3-point revolution — are finding success by going against the trend

OAKLAND — The Warriors didn’t start the trend, but they did normalize it.<p>Mid-range jump shots — a staple of the NBA game for decades; the thing by …

'If You Don't Love It, Why Do It?': How Klay Thompson's Family Made Him a Star

OAKLAND, Calif. — It was a boy's dream house. Maybe a handyman's, too. It had a front yard big enough for a sandlot baseball diamond, complete with a stand of trees akin to Fenway's Green Monster. The basketball hoop stood in the backyard driveway. The football field, aka the living room, featured …

Basketball

Kevin Durant And The Warriors’ Death Lineup Completely Overwhelmed The Pelicans In Game 4

For the last few years, the Golden State Warriors have turned to a collection of five players when they’ve wanted to run teams off the floor. Steph Curry, Klay Thompson, Andre Iguodala, Kevin Durant, and Draymond Green are commonly referred to as the team’s death lineup, forming one of the scariest …

Kurtenbach: Steph Curry’s humble request was a reminder that he’s anything but a typical superstar

<i>CLICK HERE if you are having a problem viewing the photos on a mobile device</i><p>Stephen Curry’s time as a sixth-man will be short-lived. The Warriors …

The other questionable case Giuliani made last night: Mueller can’t subpoena the president

Former New York mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani was hired to represent President Trump as the president navigates special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation into the 2016 campaign. This has proved to be a tricky position for other attorneys, given the stakes involved in Mueller’s probe and the …

5 Early Takeaways from Warriors' 2nd-Round Showdown vs. New Orleans Pelicans

The Golden State Warriors are only up 2-0 on the New Orleans Pelicans, but the gap feels so much wider.<p>Golden State was without Stephen Curry and less rested in Game 1, and it still sprinted to a 22-point victory.<p>Game 2 was closer (121-116), but between Curry's comeback and Kevin Durant's masterful …

I Know Which Country the U.S. Will Invade Next

By the end of this column, it will be clear which country the United States will invade and topple next. Or failing that, it will be clear which …

Stephen Hawking's Final Theory About Our Universe Has Just Been Published, And It Will Melt Your Brain

His final word on whether multiverses exist.<p>Groundbreaking physicist Stephen Hawking left us one last shimmering piece of brilliance before he died: …

Anthony Bourdain’s Journey Deep Into the Heart of Trump Country: ‘I Was Utterly Disarmed’

The ‘Parts Unknown’ host discusses his upcoming West Virginia episode, why he won’t be filming in Russia and Turkey anymore, and how Trump is going …

26 lookout spots that will make you fall in love with San Francisco

26 best views of San Francisco and where to get them<p>It's easy to fall out of love with San Francisco when you face its high prices, littered sidewalks and sometimes-smug culture.<p>It's also easy to fall back in love with the city on a day with glorious weather, standing atop one of its umpteen hills …

Down the Quantum Rabbit Hole

Anesthesiologist Stuart Hameroff believes tiny structures in our cells called microtubules could explain consciousness. Steve Craft<p>Fellow scientists …

Avoid Gulf stream disruption at all costs, scientists warn

Serious disruption to the Gulf Stream ocean currents that are crucial in controlling global climate must be avoided “at all costs”, senior scientists have warned. The alert follows the revelation this week that the system is at its weakest ever recorded.<p>Past collapses of the giant network have seen …

Global Warming

Was There a Civilization On Earth Before Humans?

A look at the available evidence<p>It only took five minutes for Gavin Schmidt to out-speculate me.<p>Schmidt is the director of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (a.k.a. GISS) a world-class climate-science facility. One day last year, I came to GISS with a far-out proposal. In my work as an …

SF scientists erase Alzheimer-causing gene in human brain

Scientists in San Francisco may be close to finding a cure for Alzheimer's disease. The key to their success was looking not at the brains of mice – a standard practice in scientific research – but of men.<p>Researchers at Gladstone Institutes, an independent biomedical research institution in San …

Presidential historian Gil Troy: Donald Trump has committed “a crime against the American people”

Scholar Gil Troy says it’s not too late for Trump to change — but history will judge his enablers harshly<p>Donald Trump is president of the United States by title and law. He is not president of all Americans. Trump cares only about his voters and the most enthusiastic part of his "base." He is a …