(San Jose Mercury) – Silicon Valley venture capitalist Tim Draper’s proposal to split California into six states has raised eyebrows across the country. Some eyebrows are now being raised higher at a video in which he performs a partial striptease as he declares his support for women in technology. The 2 1/2 minute clip shows […]
Don’t you hate it when you own a mine that continues to produce bad water during the middle of a drought? I guess you just have to purposefully evaporate it. After all, that’s what the state requires.
Last week, an air passenger documented his flight from Tokyo to San Francisco. Thanks to technology and a Go-Pro camera, the trip only appeared to take 83 seconds. This is an impressive showing, considering it takes about 10 hours to fly between the two cities. According to the creator, it took 3,400 separate images (timed […]
A huge school of anchovy amassed near Scripps Pier in La Jolla, California Tuesday and a few graduate students from Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego used a GoPro camera to capture video of the rare event. Millions of the finger-sized fishes prized on pizzas and in animal feed — also called Northern anchovy […]
Google Glass wearers can steal your passwords without even seeing them. And they can do it from up to 15 feet away. Such tricks require a bit of extra machinery — namely, software that the researchers invented to trace the shadows of fingertips as they type a password into a phone. That digital “fingerprint” gets […]
It’s a zoo in the big city. We’re not really sure what’s going on here, but someone caught video footage of an unidentified knife-wielding man who was seen chasing a group of guys around Union Square in San Francisco. No word on what exactly started this incident, but watching the video, you’ll see the driver […]
A few moments of highlights from last weekend’s Tuolumne Lumber Jubileee in Tuolumne City (as captured by the Modesto Bee).
On June 30, 1864, President Abraham Lincoln signed into law legislation enacted by Congress that established Yosemite Valley and Mariposa Grove as the first protected wild land in the history of the planet. It wasn’t until that 1890 that the land around the two tracts was designated as Yosemite National Park. Sequoia also became a […]
While showing video of an NFL team from Washington DC, an MSNBC host says that their name is “a racial slur that I won’t say here”. Then as she is about to introduce a video of Harry Reid commenting on the team, she feels obligated to WARN viewers that Harry Reid will say the name […]
Photography played an important role in making Yosemite National Park a worldwide icon. More than 150 years later, the park’s scenic wonders continue to be photographed on smart phones and iPads. Story by Fresno Bee.keep looking »