Category: General Knowledge

Android Instant Apps

Back when the desktop was king, Google used to be all about the Web and the browser. As mobile devices got more popular, browsers were no longer the most important application for many users. Specialized apps for music, video, photos, messaging, maps were much more popular because they were better suited for mobile. Google pushed […]

You can now make Starbucks Frappuccinos at home

It’s very easy! If you are as addicted to Starbucks’ frappuccinos as we are, then you’re going to freak out over the news that the brand is now making it way easier to blend up the frozen drinks at home. According to Rocket News 24, the coffee company will be selling mini frapp machines that […]

New Muni Metro cars should be ready to roll next year

Next year, San Francisco’s light-rail vehicles (LRVs) will receive their first major upgrade since the 1990s. Beginning this fall, SFMTA will begin accepting delivery of new LRVs with sleek exteriors and revised seating configurations which will begin serving passengers on SFMTA’s six streetcar routes in summer 2017. The 215 new vehicles will be manufactured by Siemens […]

New horned dinosaur species discovered in Montana by amateur

A novice fossil collector’s lucky find in a remote Montana badlands more than a ten years ago has turned out to be a new kind of spectacularly-horned dinosaur, researchers announced Wednesday. The bones unearthed near Winifred, Montana represent a previously-unknown species of dinosaur that lived 76 million years ago. It’s scientific name is “Spiclypeus shipporum” but […]

NASA releases new images of Pluto

They reveal new features as diverse as possible dunes, nitrogen ice flows that apparently oozed out of mountainous regions onto plains, and even networks of valleys that may have been carved by material flowing over Pluto’s surface. They also show large regions that display chaotically jumbled mountains reminiscent of disrupted terrains on Jupiter’s icy moon […]

Why 19 Restaurants Removes From The Top 100

The most difficult challenge of formulating the Top 100 Bay Area Restaurants each year is not just what to include, but what to cut. Obviously for every addition there needs to be a subtraction. This year I added 19 restaurants, but I actually wrote 109 entries, and when it came down to the deadline I […]