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The ultimate guide to being a summer intern in San Francisco

If you're a college student, there's a good chance summer has become synonymous with one thing: internships.<p>Land one in the tech industry and you're likely headed to San Francisco. While dozens of the largest tech companies,— like Facebook, Google, HP, and Cisco— are headquartered on the outskirts …

San Francisco

Tony Robbins explains how to suffer less and improve your well-being

In my second podcast with Tony Robbins, he said that all fear comes from three triggers: <i>loss</i>, <i>less</i>, and <i>never</i>. He mentioned this in passing, and many of you asked for more details. This post will cover that and much more.<p>There are two parts:<p><b>Part 1:</b> Tony's discussion of suffering and his framework of …

Self-improvement

Always angry or stressed? Here are six exercises to bring back happiness into your life

“I choose to be happy today,” is easier said than done. But, if we adjust how we perceive things, life can be a lot better.<p>Paul Emery, a master …

The Most Exclusive Restaurant in America

Damon Baehrel’s methods are a marvel, and his tables are all booked until 2025. Or are they?<p>The first time Jeffrey Merrihue came across the name Damon Baehrel, he was amazed that he hadn’t heard of him. “I didn’t understand how the secret had been kept,” Merrihue said recently. “The people I go …

Tampa Bay

These 6 New Buildings Are the Future of Sustainable Architecture Photos

As green building technologies advance at monumental pace, architects around the world are following suit, offering progressively innovative interpretations of sustainable trends. Practices like AD100 firm Lake|Flato are leading the charge with comprehensive design philosophies that go beyond LEED …

Installing an SSD on your Mac? Don't make this mistake

Enable this one single command to ensure a longer life for your SSD.<p>If you have replaced the hard drive on your Mac with an SSD (which you should do), you already know how much faster your computer is. However, I'm going to show you how to avoid this one simple mistake that so many of us make when …

Operating Systems

This Man Repopulated a Butterfly Species in His Backyard — and You Can, Too

He's singlehandedly brought the California pipevine swallowtail to his city.<p>Tim Wong was first inspired to raise caterpillars in elementary school, when his class raised painted lady butterflies. "I was amazed at the complete metamorphosis from caterpillar to adult," Wong told Vox in a recent …

At least a dozen California GOP staffers quarantined in virus outbreak at convention

At least a dozen California GOP staff members at the Republican National Convention have been quarantined in their hotel rooms after becoming ill with what appears to be a highly contagious norovirus, also known as the cruise-ship virus, according to officials from both the California GOP and local …

A walk a day keeps your memory from going away

Hearing about the benefits of exercise can get old. Sure, physical activity is good for the bones, brain and heart – and may even help ward off cancer. But it's tough to stay motivated if you're too busy, hate gyms or have a bum knee.<p>If you're in that boat, this could be the jolt that gets you …

Memory Loss

Donald Trump’s God whisperer

The woman who led the candidate to Christ has many of the same problems connecting with evangelicals as he has.<p>There were the IRS investigation and the business troubles, the divorces and the rumored affairs splashed across the tabloids. And always, there were the biased media that lay in wait, …

Donald Trump

Apple is killing the headphone jack — here's how headphone companies are preparing for a total hardware revolution

Apple is reportedly ditching the 3.5 mm headphone jack in the next iPhone. And Intel is reportedly helping further USB-C's status as an alternative digital-audio connector — the implication being that it could one day serve as the 3.5 mm jack's successor on future Android phones and laptops. Some …

Consumer Tech

Tiny San Francisco restaurants, bars, and cafes to love

Just because some restaurants, bars, cafes and coffee shops are -- let's call it -- intimate, doesn't mean they don't serve up big flavors with lines far beyond their max capacity.<p>San Francisco knows how to take advantage of minimal square footage, from barely-seats-nine Yamo serving up Burmese in …

San Francisco

Violence in Sacramento shows old and new faces of white extremism

The two groups at the center of a violent Sacramento rally that left at least seven people with stab wounds on the Capitol grounds Sunday represent a marriage of the past and future of white supremacist organizations, experts and law enforcement officials said.<p>The Traditionalist Worker Party is a …

Kimbo Slice: Not quite what you were thinking

<i>Editor's note: This piece from Dan Le Batard was originally published by ESPN The Magazine in 2008. Kimbo Slice passed away on June 6, 2016.</i><p>Let's …

For a President Trump, global real estate deals present unprecedented gray areas

BAKU, Azerbaijan — In the center of downtown, an unfinished five-star hotel sits locked and empty, a ghostly shell completely dark at night except for the glowing white letters at its elegant, sail-shaped peak: TRUMP TOWER.<p>Construction on the Trump International Hotel & Tower here in Azerbaijan’s …

Donald Trump

The 1919 Solar Eclipse That Proved Einstein Right

Watching space-time warp from a tiny island off West Africa.<p>When it comes to matters of time and space here on Earth, we are as we see each other. Clocks around the globe sync to the picosecond, and our shared measures of distance are just as precise. These things, we might conclude, are immutable. …

Physics

San Francisco’s long shadow

STOCKTON, Calif. — East of San Francisco, beyond the Bay Area’s rabid housing market and high-tech office parks, is a different California where the air is hotter, the land is cheaper and the homeowners are enduring a more precarious version of the American dream.<p>You get there on Interstate 580, …

Housing

Here's the Memory Trick That Science Says Works

If the brain could brag that’s pretty much all it would do. It’s easily the most complicated organ in your body, and, more than that, the nimblest …

The Brain

Science Says Vegetarians Are More Intelligent And Empathetic

It’s been a long time since you’ve stopped responding to the stupid question, “Really, you don’t eat meat–not even chicken?” You aren’t even annoyed …

Medical Journals

Bok choy is a cash crop for Latino ‘supergardeners’ in Gilroy

GILROY — Petra Jimenez stepped into her backyard greenhouse and gently touched the tender leaves of a bok choy plant she raised from a single seed. …

Bok Choy

Garry Shandling's 'The Larry Sanders Show' is where the new age of television really began

Garry Shandling has died, Thursday in Los Angeles at the ridiculous age of 66. And while his death seems the very definition of "unexpected," I like to think, based on what I knew of him, first- or secondhand, that he was ready for it, on the deeper level where he seemed to like to live.<p>I'm going …

Apple iOS 9.3 Now Available: Here Are 7 Amazing Features It Has

On January 11th, Apple released the first beta of iOS 9.3 for developers and the final version of iOS 9.2 shipped out to the public about a week later. And then Apple rolled out several betas of Apple iOS 9.3 over the last few weeks, which included many bug fixes and improvements. Today Apple …

App Store

The VICE Guide to Las Vegas: Where to Eat

The best chefs in the world call Vegas home. Here's proof.<p>Since Vegas is an insanely popular tourist destination, most big name chefs have an outpost somewhere on the Strip: Daniel Boulud (DB Brasserie), Wolfgang Puck (CUT, Cucina, and quite a few more), Gordon Ramsey (Pub & Grill, Burgr, and …

Las Vegas

Gardens: plant, sow thyself

Our pick of easy self-seeders that will provide harvests for years to come<p>“Low maintenance” and “homegrown veg” still come at the top of the wish lists of most new garden owners. In reality these two features are largely incompatible. Made up mainly of annual crops, most veg beds require a constant …

Gardening

How Liz Lambert Became the Hippest Hotelier in Texas

First Liz Lambert took over a seedy motel in Austin. Now she oversees some of the state’s coolest hotels—with even grander plans to come.<p>Set back in …

The lovers: The true story of Afghanistan's Romeo and Juliet

The Lovers<p>The true story of Afghanistan's Romeo and Juliet<p>The Lovers<p>The true story of Afghanistan's Romeo and Juliet<p>Afghanistan is one of the few …

New Jersey

Two Companies Are Racing To Build The First Hyperloop

But both say first large-scale commercial version will be built overseas<p>The Hyperloop might be the brainchild of billionaire inventor Elon Musk, but if it is to become a reality it will be one of two other companies that first brings the futuristic transportation system to the world, reports the</i> …

High-speed Rail