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Dining, SFoodie Thursday Ten: Umami Burger's Dessert Sliders, A Coffee Dinner at Cassava

Thursday Ten: Umami Burger's Dessert Sliders, A Coffee Dinner at Cassava

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Dining, SFoodie What We Ate at the Winter Fancy Food Show: Day Two

What We Ate at the Winter Fancy Food Show: Day Two

The more time I spend at the Winter Fancy Foods Show at the Moscone Center, the more callous I become. In a convention center full of hard-working sales reps and people who've broken through their fear of failure and…
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Dining, SFoodie Wednesday Five: Cocktails at Blackbird, New Chef at 1760, and a Preview of Robin Song's JunJu

Wednesday Five: Cocktails at Blackbird, New Chef at 1760, and a Preview of Robin Song's JunJu

1760’s New Chef and Menu Carl…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist There Is Ice on Pluto! (And Other Momentous News from Astronomy's Best Week in Decades)

There Is Ice on Pluto! (And Other Momentous News from Astronomy's Best Week in Decades)

This might have been the best week in astronomy since homo sapiens played golf on the moon in 1972, or, if fiction counts, since that time in 1987 where a cloaked Klingon  Bird of Prey landed in Golden Gate…
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Music, All Shook Down Make Beats With These Sounds From Space

Make Beats With These Sounds From Space

In honor of the Mission District Astronaut, who broke into an apartment building he thought looked like a spaceship docking station in an attempt to board a flight to another planet, we thought we should let you know that if…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist The Real Apocalyptic Threat: Death by Space

The Real Apocalyptic Threat: Death by Space

With all the talk of climate change, unchecked nanotech, and over-fished oceans, it's kind of a shame that people forget about the old-school catastrophic scenarios -- volcanoes, man, plagues of things. And most apocalyptic of all, that old dinosaur-killer: impact…
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Dining, SFoodie Vegan Big Mac, Space Veggies, and Happy Hellaween!

Vegan Big Mac, Space Veggies, and Happy Hellaween!

See also: - Morrissey, Mike Vick, and…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist How to Best Enjoy the Perseid Meteor Shower this Weekend

How to Best Enjoy the Perseid Meteor Shower this Weekend

Every August, we (the Earth) pass through the debris left by our old friend Comet 109P, aka Comet Swift-Tunnel, resulting in the Perseid meteor shower. This year, these beautiful paths of light will be brightest from August 11-13, peaking on…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Houston, We Have a Replica: "Return to Mars" Exhibit Is Out of this World

Houston, We Have a Replica: "Return to Mars" Exhibit Is Out of this World

On August 5 the Curiosity rover, NASA's latest science lab on wheels, is scheduled to land on the surface of Mars.Featuring an extendable robotic arm and ChemCam, a laser instrument used to vaporize rock and soil samples, Curiosity is…
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Calendar, Night&Day Planet B

Planet B

On August 5 the Curiosity rover, NASA's latest science lab on wheels, is scheduled to land on the surface of Mars. Featuring an extendable robotic arm and ChemCam, a laser instrument used to vaporize rock and soil samples, it's fair…
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Dining, SFoodie Ice Cream Cake, Famous People, and Vegans on Mars!

Ice Cream Cake, Famous People, and Vegans on Mars!

I have very special food porn for you this week: It's sweet and salty ice cream layer cake from Keepin' It Kind! It looks super-pretty, but listen to what it's composed of: balsamic beet sorbet, mango lassi ice cream,…
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Calendar, Night&Day Innovation Inundation

Innovation Inundation

There’s plenty of hype about disruptive cultural shifts in this time of billion-dollar apps that apply faux-Polaroid effects to digital photos. But in the case of the self-styled “maker revolution,” the hype might be justified. It was inspired by DIY…
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Calendar, Night&Day The Truth is Way Out There

The Truth is Way Out There

In the search for life on other planets, we used to get all excited about the "life" part, scanning the heavens for radio signals. In the past few months, though, scientists have flipped the script on us: Now planets are…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist NASA Scientist Says Rocks Are Hurtling Toward Us All the Time -- But Sometimes That's Good

NASA Scientist Says Rocks Are Hurtling Toward Us All the Time -- But Sometimes That's Good

It's scary to think that an asteroid or comet might one day slam into Earth. It conjures images of Billy Bob Thornton sending Bruce Willis and Ben Affleck into space in Armageddon to nuke a Texas-sized earthbound asteroid from the…
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News, The Snitch Sorry, Harold Camping, the World Will End, but Not Anytime Soon

Sorry, Harold Camping, the World Will End, but Not Anytime Soon

There are times when science and religion can agree, like the fact that the planet will come to a fiery end. For instance, both NASA scientists and Harold Camping -- the Oakland Rapture predictor -- agree on this. But what…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist NASA Scientist Explains the Grim Details of the End of the World; See Him Sunday

NASA Scientist Explains the Grim Details of the End of the World; See Him Sunday

Doomsday -- the end of planet Earth -- is alarmingly near, says NASA planetologist Chris McKay. But before you start calling up loved ones and stockpiling canned food, it's worth noting that for planetologists, time works on the scale of…
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Calendar, Night&Day In Space, No One Can Hear You Laugh

In Space, No One Can Hear You Laugh

Author Mary Roach goes strange places to get a story. She once accompanied a small army of doctors practicing facelifts on severed heads. She also asks odd questions — is there really something to this whole afterlife thing, and how…
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Calendar, Night&Day Hero, Recycled

Hero, Recycled

The subtitle of Mary Shelley's original Frankenstein is The Modern Prometheus. Victor Frankenstein mirrored Prometheus by upsetting the natural order of things: He reanimated a bolted-together collection of body parts to show that death was something we could avoid. His…
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Music, All Shook Down Over the Weekend: Black Keys, Common, Les Claypool, and N.E.R.D at NASA Ames

Over the Weekend: Black Keys, Common, Les Claypool, and N.E.R.D at NASA Ames

Seeing a multistage music festival/space exhibit/rave take place at the NASA campus was a somewhat other-worldly experience in itself. An eclectic lineup of bands performed against backdrops of enormous domes and giant, windowless concrete structures. While the main stage was…
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The Black Keys, Common, N.E.R.D @ NASA Party in Mountain View

There are plenty of space cadets in San Francisco, but Yuri's Night celebrates a man for actually leaving Earth's atmosphere. And it does this with a very Bay Area-style party, combining high technology, creative styling, and a huge dance…
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