science

02 Mar 2020

Is Pink Noise the New White Noise?

by Laurie Riihimaki The method of using white noise to get some deeper zzz’s is tried and true. Many of us can’t sleep without the noise of a fan or an AC blasting in our rooms. The more sophisticated white noise-lovers even opt for apps that have an array of

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14 Oct 2019

Love Isn’t Just a Feeling: It’s Literally a Drug

by Kate Brunotts With celebrity hookups breaking major headlines and the constant pressure to couple up and settle down, it’s hard to escape the crush culture. There’s no doubt about it; we are collectively obsessed with relationships and love, but our fascination may be more rooted in our biology than

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08 Nov 2021

How to Get $300+ Worth of Free Stuff at Rad Bay Area Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 37 delectable Bay Area eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, AND support local journalism. And all you gotta do is join the Broke-Ass Stuart Patreon for $10

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29 Jun 2017

The Case for Aliens Living in the Ocean

By Hannah Harkness While I don’t claim to be an expert on Alien conspiracies and I wouldn’t consider myself a paranoid tinfoil hat wearer that knows the truth about everything, I have a theory that even the biggest skeptics don’t disagree with me on. If aliens are on earth and

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10 Apr 2017

The Orgasm Gap Matters More Than The Wage Gap

The best part about being a woman in the 21st century is having whatever kind of sex you want, with whoever you want, and no one will burn you alive for witchcraft! It helps you weed out the douchebags faster, and we have the medical technology to both prevent and

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23 Sep 2016

Why Dogs Are Better Than People, and of Course Cats Too

Why do “dog people” seem so frick’in happy all the time? Dog owners always seem to hanging out chatting and smiling at each other in the park, with while cat people are home alone listening to folk music. Not even touching warm bundles of poop can bring dog lovers them down. Social

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16 May 2011

Let’s Talk Particle Physics!

I exist in the realm of unicorns and rainbows. I like a glass of wine, a spinning record, and a fanciful retelling of an unfortunate seduction. Personally, I can’t imagine anything more boring than something called “particle physics.” But even if you are like me, you might enjoy tonight’s talk,

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13 Feb 2011

Lupercalia: The Better VD

Valentine’s Day is lame, right? Or it’s awesome, if you’re coupled up, a fan of chocolate, and/or not a strong feminist. But why settle for ignoring, protesting, or even participating in this church-sanctioned holiday for lovers? Lucky for you, an ancient Roman fertility festival takes place February 13-15 every year

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22 Jan 2011

FREE Cal Science & Engineering Festival

Calling all Science Nerds! This Sunday, January 23rd, the first-ever Cal Science and Engineering Festival will commence, bringing the geeky wet dreams of smart kids across the globe to life! The sexy activities will allow you to: Put solar power to the test, get hands-on with ancient fossils, discover the

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