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Researchers Take To Dating App To Help Fund Rhino Fertility Treatments

Technology has made the already difficult world of dating even trickier in some senses. Rather than meeting people the good old-fashioned way, we’ve resorted to hiding behind our smartphone screens and instead of social interactions, we’re texting with a series of filtered photos. While finding your one true love on Tinder may seem daunting, it’s even more...

AAA officially launches its car sharing startup Gig with a giant, sober dance party in Oakland

Gig, a new car-sharing app created by the emergency roadside assistance service AAA rolled out to the Bay Area today. The startup comes out of A3 Ventures, AAAs venture arm and the new one-way car sharing service is now active in Oakland and Berkeley, California. Gig is similar to other temporary car share services like Enterprise CarShare or...

Twitter will stream 24-hour news from Bloomberg starting this fall

Twitter will partner with Bloomberg as part of its plans to stream live video 24 hours a day, The Wall Street Journal reports. The deal will see Bloomberg producing news programming specifically for Twitter, mixing live news reported from Bloomberg’s global bureaus with videos posted by verified Twitter users, and streaming around the clock. The news service...

Man Hospitalized For Flu Loses 50 Pounds, And His Dog Doesn’t Even Recognize Him

In our culture, we typically glorify weight loss as a good thing that improves someone's life. The fact is, people lose weight for a ton of reasons, and sometimes they're not happy ones. Shane Godfrey was recently hospitalized with complications from the flu. He nearly died, and over the course of his stay in the hospital, he...

As nationalism rises, Silicon Valley’s black leaders strengthen their resolve

“Welcome to the Blacks in Silicon Valley Trump rally,” Andrea Hoffman said to boisterous laughter throughout the room. And with that, the 2017 Culture Shifting Awards Brunch was underway. Last weekend, on a cool Sunday morning at one of the nicest hotels in Silicon Valley overlooking the Santa Cruz mountains, black CEOs, entrepreneurs, engineers, and investors...

Teens Experience Possible Bigfoot Sighting In Holland

The legend of Bigfoot has been the topic of many myths for as long as I can remember. This half-ape, half-human creature has been roaming the woods for centuries now and has been “spotted” on almost every continent. The origins of the simian beast are rooted in American folklore and have been discounted by scientists as...