Nov. 26, 2014 · 762 views
According to the World Lung Foundation’s 2012 Tobacco Atlas, Americans consume more cigarettes per capita annually than French people do.
Nov. 18, 2014 · 4,465 views
They bought "Virgin Mary" toast for $28,000. They shelled out $25,000 for William Shatner's kidney stone. They tattooed URLs on foreheads, and streaked at the Super Bowl. And eventually, it paid off.
Nov. 3, 2014 · 5,324 views
When Southwest Airlines and Stevens Aviation both wanted the same slogan in 1992, there was only one way to settle the matter: a CEO vs. CEO arm wrestling match.
Oct. 30, 2014 · 10,903 views
In 1950, the U.S. government secretly covered U.S. cities with bacteria in the name of scientific research. For thirty years, the tests remained a secret -- even after a San Francisco resident died as a result.
Oct. 28, 2014 · 38,602 views
Terence Faulkner wrote 1/3 of the opposing arguments in this year's SF voter guide. And large chunks of them read like he's yelling at you.
Oct. 27, 2014 · 11,498 views
The Preparedness Day Bombing of 1916 killed 10 and seriously wounded 40 -- but the injustice that followed was almost as grave.
Oct. 23, 2014 · 28,042 views
Jehovah's Witnesses are like a SaaS company that requires its customers to recruit or they get their subscription canceled. But if the end of the world actually happens, it will probably disrupt our models.
Oct. 20, 2014 · 27,114 views
No matter how you slice it, the U.S. population is still mostly Christian, and mostly Protestant. But a certain sector of the religious landscape has been on the rise for decades: the atheists, humanists, and otherwise unaffiliated.