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Here’s the story with Deadpool 2's Stan Lee cameo

As we continue our quest to suss out every single cameo from the newest superhero movie (this time it’s <i>Deadpool 2</i>), we turn to the people best …

Comics

Mary Anne Mohanraj

The news comes 10 days after Syfy canceled the space drama after three seasons.

Alexa and Siri Can Hear This Hidden Command. You Can’t.

BERKELEY, Calif. — Many people have grown accustomed to talking to their smart devices, asking them to read a text, play a song or set an alarm. But someone else might be secretly talking to them, too.<p>Over the last two years, researchers in China and the United States have begun demonstrating that …

Artificial Intelligence

San Francisco Chronicle

“It’s part of the fabric of North Beach, not just a bar, not just a funky San Francisco institution.”

How to Build a Catio: A Firsthand Account

<i>Guest post by Jessica Fritschle</i>I decided to build a catio to give my cats more space so that they can get away from each other and have some down …

Woodworking

Natty Comic

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Finland is world's happiest country, U.S. discontent grows: U.N. report

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Finland is the world's happiest country, according to an annual survey issued on Wednesday that found Americans were getting less happy even as their country became richer.<p>Burundi came bottom in the U.N. Sustainable Development Solutions Network's (SDSN) 2018 World …

United Nations

Alexa, Please Stop Laughing: Amazon Says It's Fixing Device's Unprompted Cackles

Late at night, in the gathered shadows of your bedroom, you may have heard it. Or, perhaps you heard it over breakfast with your family in the kitchen, the sound rising unbidden from over your shoulder in a corner of the room you had thought — and now, desperately wish — to be empty.<p>Laughter. …

Smart Homes

11 Incredible TV Shows That No One's Talking About

We're bringing the buzz for these unsung gems<p><i>Game of Thrones</i>, <i>Stranger Things</i>, <i>Black Mirror</i>... yadda yadda yadda.<p>If you're looking for some new pub ammo, we recommend checking out these 12 brilliant TV shows and recommending them to all your friends. Talk up these underrated gems and everyone will …

TV

Reddit goes nuts over 1995 'Trek' image depicting SF homeless in 2024

Someone on Reddit posted a screen grab from an old episode of "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" depicting a San Francisco street in 2024, and people can't believe it wasn't photographed in a South of Market alley yesterday.<p>The image from the prescient 1995 two-part "Deep Space Nine" episode "Past Tense" …

This Is The ONLY Way You Should Be Frying Your Eggs

Your breakfast won't know what hit it.<p>Just when you thought eggs couldn't be any more incredible or edible, a video emerges forth from the Internet ready to scramble your whole belief system.<p>And as if to vouch for its significance, the video below was posted to Instagram by not one celebrity chef, …

Eggs

Ride a giant Clydesdale on a weekend escape to Cambria

Clydesdales, the majestic 1-ton horses made famous in Budweiser commercials, were bred to pull wagons. That didn't stop 18-year-old Tara Covell from training half a dozen of her family's herd at Covell's California Clydesdale Ranch in Cambria for trail rides. "Don't worry. Clydesdales are gentle …

13 Handy Things You Should Always Buy at Harbor Freight

When it comes to your home, you get what you pay for. It's why, when you want your countertops to last for decades, you choose a material like …

Woodworking

Can dim light make us...dim?

Dusk, moonlight, a cozy fireplace light — undoubtedly, all of these evoke a romantic mood, but according to a new study, there's more to dim light …

The House That Spied on Me

<b>Kashmir</b><p>In December, I converted my one-bedroom apartment in San Francisco into a “smart home.” I connected as many of my appliances and belongings as …

Cool Ways To Use LED Strip Lights To Highlight Beautiful Decors

The idea of integrating LED strip lights into your home decor has probably occurred to you before but you may not have given it enough thought and …

Interior Design

Here’s the Trump Tax Loophole Your Accountant Can Blow Wide Open

If exploiting a tax loophole is as much an art as a science, then the tax planning profession is poised for a creative renaissance.<p>The inspiration is …

Finance

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Team Up to Try to Disrupt Health Care

SEATTLE — Three corporate behemoths — Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase — announced on Tuesday that they would form an independent health care company for their employees in the United States.<p>The alliance was a sign of just how frustrated American businesses are with the state of the …

Health Care

You Can Now Pre-Order Anthony Bourdain’s New Comic Book

Anthony Bourdain has a new book on the way, and if you like food that also happens to scare the pants off you, then this one is for you. Because …

Graphic Novels

Reba McEntire to play KFC's Colonel Sanders

You may know the woman behind the wig in KFC's newest pick for the character of Colonel Sanders.<p>Grammy-winning country music star Reba McEntire dons …

Country Music

SF residents upset that Shake Shack will replace grocery store

Many residents in San Francisco's Cow Hollow neighborhood are upset that an East Coast Burger chain and gym are likely moving into their old grocery …

San Francisco

4 Simple Steps for Ruthlessly Clearing the Clutter in 2018

Emily Ley is a mama of three, a designer, author, and the creator of the wildly popular Simplified Planner. She lives in a perfectly imperfect …

Minimalism

#5 Top weight-loss tip: Avoid dairy and nuts

It’s January – so many people want to lose weight after the Holiday festivities. But where do you start?Well – here’s our #5 weight-loss tip: Avoid …

Nutrition

Let's Talk About The Weirdest (And Best) Scene In The Last Jedi

I want to talk about the weirdest scene in The Last Jedi. Because I also think it was also the best scene. I say that knowing that The Last Jedi had …

McKittrick Hotel

"One of the most entertaining and involving works of theater you're likely to see! If you have any sense of adventure, this is theater you don't want …

Apple will give you more cash for your dusty old Mac

Apple has increased its trade-in values for a bunch of old Mac models. Machines released in 2009 and later could now earn you up to $2,500. That’s a generous $1,000 more than the previous limit.<p>If you were thinking about treating yourself to a new Mac this Christmas, Apple just made it a whole lot …

Losing 150 pounds with low carb and walking

Emily has lost half of her body weight – going from 300 lbs (136 kg) to 150 lbs (68 kg). Truly impressive!How did she do it? She started low carb and …

Diabetes

Four-Level Arcade Bar Finally Opens on Divisadero This Week

Long-delayed Chicago arcade bar <b>Emporium</b> is finally ready to play: Customers can set new high scores at the soft opening this Friday, December 1st.<p>Co-owner/operator Danny Marks just made the announcement, teasing the bar’s more than 50 games, from pool and skee-ball to classic arcade video games. …

The sound of silence

The author’s husband<p>About six months after my husband and I starting a low-carb high-fat diet, I awoke to complete quiet. It was nearly 3:00 am, and …