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While you were sleeping, your brain was working overtime

Sleep has profound importance in our lives, such that we spend a considerable proportion of our time engaging in it. Sleep enables the body—including the brain—to recover metabolically, but contemporary research has been moving to focus on the active rather than recuperative role that sleep has on …


Netflix's December line-up comes early this year

Beginning December 1st, Netflix Instant subscribers will be able to enjoy a fresh crop of movies and television shows. <i>Decider</i> recently published a catalog of the anticipated titles. Two of the most enticing names in this repository of entertainment options are arguably comedy <i>Anchorman 2</i> and <i>The Wolf</i> …

5 must-see films destined for the Oscars

3 Essential Tips for Shopping on Amazon

It's now safe to return to the book-retail giant, but be careful.<p><i>(Photo Credit: Getty Images)</i><p><b>Mercifully the dispute between Hachette and Amazon</b> has been resolved today. More accurately, a temporary truce has been called in what will no doubt be a decades-long struggle for control of the entire …

The New Congress Could Finally Fix Our Crumbling Infrastructure

The American people have voted, and come January 3, both branches of the legislature will be led by the Republican party. Given that the current …

San Francisco's great beer bars #LoveLocalSF

S.F. has long loved its beer (Anchor Steam, anyone?). Here we celebrate some of the bars that continue to embrace craft beers. Follow our Beer Board on Pinterest for more.