Google Shopping Express Launches with Small Test in San Francisco

After rumors that Google was planning on launching an Amazon Prime competitor that would offer same-day delivery on a wide range of products, Google has done just that – in a small pilot test. Google Shopping Express, as it’s called,…

Stolen Yacht Washes Ashore in Northern California

The San Francisco Chronicle is reporting that three people have been arrested in connection with the theft of an 82-foot yacht earlier this week. The three people, all of them over the age of 50, were arrested on suspicion of…

Rare Tiger Born at San Francisco Zoo

The San Francisco Zoo this week announced that a rare sumatran tiger cub was born on Sunday, February 10. The cub hasn’t been named yet and even its gender won’t be known for some time. It is currently spending time…

Kaepernicking Craze: Move Over, Tebow

When Tim Tebow knelt on the field to pray in front of thousands of fans, he inadvertently caused a craze known as “Tebowing”. It essentially went viral in the real world, sweeping football fans everywhere as they emulated the young…

David Akers Ties Field Goal Record

David Akers was as shocked as everyone else yesterday when a kick he sent down the field flew 63 yards and through the uprights, tying an NFL record. The kick came at the end of the first half of the…

eBay Now Lets Users Get Items Within An Hour

eBay is testing a new same-day shipping service called eBay Now in San Francisco. Presumably, if successful, it will expand to more areas. Merchants in the test group (which includes Postmates, TaskRabbit and Uber) can reportedly offer the service to…

Matt Cain Pitches First Perfect Game In Giants History

The San Francisco Giants have a long and illustrious past. They were the first franchise to get to 10,000 wins. They were once so good they refused to play in the World Series because they “considered the new American League…

Identified Raises $21 Million in Series B Funding

Identified.com has managed to secure $21 million in series B funding after already raising a $1.5 million Series A financing. The site, which is the fastest growing career site for young professionals, had VantagePoint Capital Partners and Capricorn Investment Group…

Identified.com Reaches 10 Million Registered Users

Just 8 months after it launched, Identified.com has reached the 10 million registered user mark! The Facebook-based professional networking platform had only 2 million registered users in March so it is growing leaps and bounds. It is growing so fast…

Bay To Breakers Celebrates 101st Anniversary

(image) One of the oldest continuos footrace held in the world just celebrated its 101st anniversary on Sunday. It is also the weirdest and most bizarre footrace in the world. The Bay to Breakers footrace started in 1912 as a…