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Bay Area things to do for fun off the beaten path

Staying close to home for the holidays? It's still possible to find affordable and convenient hidden gems throughout the Bay Area - especially spots where we can unwind and escape from the daily grind or San Francisco tourist crowds.<p>One of our favorite things about living in the Bay Area is, no …

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This no-meds approach to fighting depression may work

It’s well known that physical activity is a mood elevator.<p>But writing in “The Athlete’s Way” blog on Psychology Today’s website, endurance athlete Christopher Bergland discusses a study indicating that combining movement with the attention-focusing benefits of meditation can be an extra-effective …

A Twitter cofounder's VC firm just raised a $123,456,789 fund to build 'world-positive' companies

Obvious Ventures, the almost-year-old venture capital firm started by Twitter co-founder and Medium CEO Ev Williams, just filed the paperwork with the SEC to close its first-ever fund at the amount of $123,456,789.<p>"The number was absolutely intentional! We've got some math and computer science …

10 Things You Should Stop Doing In 2015 To Save More

Was one of your New Year resolutions to save more money in 2015? After the holidays most people’s bank balances are suffering, but the New Year can …

Frugal Living - Everyday Simple Living

Facebook0<p>Pinterest11<p>Twitter0<p>Google+0<p>Frugal living is <b>spending less than you earn.</b> It’s knowing how much you spend each month. It’s reducing waste. …

Social Entrepreneurship: 8 Companies That Impress Activists & Investors Alike

The email from Good Eggs--the online organic grocery service -- arrived and instantly caught my eye. Not only could I choose the groceries I wanted delivered for Thanksgiving, but they would donate the food of my choice to a family in need. And I could order extra food for them to deliver directly …

57 Life-Changing Upgrades for Every Room in Your Home

These new gadgets and products—plus hard-earned wisdom and tips—will make your home smarter, more functional, and more fun to live in.<p>These new gadgets and products—plus hard-earned wisdom and tips—will make your home smarter, more functional, and more fun to live in.

Home Improvement

The 21-Day Sugar Detox

• <b>Author:</b> Diane Sanfilippo<p>"The 21-Day Sugar Detox" is a clear-cut, effective, whole-foods-based nutrition action plan that will reset your body and your habits! Tens of thousands of people have already used this groundbreaking guide to shatter the vicious sugar stronghold. Now it's your turn!<p>Use the …

Haven Keeps Your Doors Locked Without Keys

Here’s a clever solution to keeping your door locked: It’s called Haven and it attaches to the floor and the doorframe. To open your door, you simply disengage the floor attachment and open it normally. There are no locks to pick or deadbolts to crack, simply because you don’t need to use those to …

Exposing the great 'poverty reduction' lie | US & Canada

The received wisdom comes to us from all directions: Poverty rates are declining and extreme poverty will soon be eradicated. The World Bank, the governments of wealthy countries, and - most importantly - the United Nations Millennium Campaign all agree on this narrative. Relax, they tell us. The …

Acorns Is A Micro-Investment App That Does All The Thinking For You

Investing for the future can be hard for a twenty-something. With restrictions like minimum account balances and commission fees that make it uneconomical to invest a few hundred bucks at a time, investing can almost feel impossible.<p>Until today. Acorns is officially launching on the App Store to …

This Incredible Graphic Shows How Much Of Our Food Supply Goes Straight Into The Trash

<b>Every year,</b> the planet loses nearly a third of its food — a staggering 1.4 billion tons. That's according to a 2011 United Nations study that assessed food networks in 152 countries. The researchers' results reveal where in the food-supply chain farmers, engineers, and consumers might more …

E-Businesses In Africa Have A Responsibility To Help Alleviate Internet Poverty

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Johan Nel is the country manager of Gumtree South Africa.</i><p>In Soshanguve, a township just north of Pretoria in South Africa, there was a small kiosk that sold fruit, cigarettes and snacks to passersby. The owner of the kiosk had recently installed Wi-Fi and, soon after, placed tables …

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Spotlight on Our Blog<p>Blockchain offers immense opportunities to achieve business and sustainability goals, but it is going to take serious …

Does Transparency Matter? | Blog | BSR

In the early 1990s, I was a teenage activist campaigning on environmental, labor, and human rights issues. Concerned about the abusive power of big …

Human Rights

Burning Man is more powerful (and corporate) than ever

If you’re looking to confirm your worst suspicions about Silicon Valley’s super-rich, you need search no further.<p>Burning Man, which opens Monday, has become home to “a new crop of millionaire and billionaire technology moguls, many of whom are one-upping one another in a secret game of …

Welcome to Love from Future You

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Want Epic? 8 Hidden S.F. Gems To Max Out Your Weekend

<i>We live for the weekend. So, this summer, we're sharing the epic destinations that are filling up our 48 hours of uninterrupted freedom in this new</i> …

Best Muni routes for seeing San Francisco

Muni is full of surprises. Some are bad, like the bus that just … never … materializes. But sometimes the surprises are fantastic: a bus ride that takes 15 minutes when you thought it would take 30, a driver who cracks a joke, or finding a new pocket of the city to explore.<p>We wanted to celebrate …

San Francisco's Burrows Street Pocket Park Opens to the Public

A blighted block in San Francisco's Portola neighborhood has been transformed into a vibrant new park thanks to a dedicated team of designers and The …

See This, Skip That: San Francisco

Even the most quintessentially touristy things are worth doing in San Francisco. For me, hanging out in Union Square, Chinatown and Fisherman’s Wharf …

Speechless : Making Noise in San Francisco (and Beyond)

"The 'Aha!' moment was that I wanted to do a show that satirized the Silicon Valley culture," says Sammy Wegent. "Having been saturated in it for a long time, having done corporate training and comedy and working, on top of that, the past three years at mobile gaming company Zynga. I'd also seen …

San Francisco has apps to do laundry, deliver meals, and clean via Sprig, Handybook, and Washio apps.

<i>This</i> <i>story</i> <i>originally appeared in</i> Business Insider.<p>When I left New York for a three-month business trip to San Francisco, I exited my Upper East Side …

Take A Tour Of Imgur's Quirky San Francisco Office

This fall, Imgur is making the move from its small downtown San Francisco office near Union Square to a more appropriately sized space in Jackson Square. But before they begin packing up to leave in the next few months, Business Insider took a tour of Imgur's office, taking photos of what Schaaf …

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San Francisco's Guide to Cheap Eats

Reservationless Saturday Nights in SF

When it’s Saturday night, you don’t feel like cooking, you don’t have a reservation, and you don’t want to stand in line, where do you eat? San …

8 Must-Try Food Trucks in SF

Epic Time-Lapse Takes You on a Dubstep Tour of San Francisco

It’s not a proper beginning to the week if you don’t get at least one awesome time-lapse in your system. Okay, maybe we made that rule up just now, …

The Ultimate Food and Music Guide to San Francisco

We’ve done a number of City Guides here on Turntable Kitchen, and the other day, as I was taking a stroll through Golden Gate Park, I realized that …