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9 Gadgets to Help You Survive Outside Lands in Style

Festivals always seem to be equal parts fun and discomfort. Amidst the glorious light shows, the gourmet bites, and the thrill of seeing your favorite artists live, there are the crowds, the lines, the port-o-potties, the barf. To make the three-day experience just a tad bit more comfortable, we rounded up nine essential gadgets to transform the festival grounds into a luxurious getaway. 

Are You Too Stoned to Drive? Download This New App

Think you're sober enough to drive home after a smoke sesh? Let new app My Canary be the judge of that. 

Skip the Line: New Google Search Feature Shows When Businesses Are Busiest

From coffee to ice cream to bagels, San Franciscans will pretty much wait for anything, but a new feature on Google Search launched Wednesday promises you can avoid all those infamous lines from now on. 

Local Artists Land Prominent Placements Thanks to New Digital Galleries

If ever something needed disrupting, it's hotel room art. Enter Daylighted, a San Francisco–based startup that intertwines art and technology in a way that exposes cool local artists to large companies in need of legit work.

Meet the Founders of Comedic New Website, Silicon Valley Dictionary

Slated as the "Urban Dictionary for Silicon Valley," new comedic web source Silicon Valley Dictionary took the Bay Area by storm this week.

SF Camerawork Brings Summer Heat to Town in New Exhibit

If this summer’s cooler climate has you daydreaming about steamier settings, look no further than “Heat,” opening at the storied photography gallery SF Camerawork just a stone’s throw from Civic Center Bart.

Russian Billionaire Yuri Milner Gifts $100 Million to UC Berkeley to Discover Aliens

Renowned research institute UC Berkeley—known for discovering countless elements and vitamins, the polio virus, and even inventing wetsuits—may be able to add another stellar category to their long list of achievements: finding aliens. 

5 New Start Ups that Will Change How You Think About Food

Whether you're counting calories or burdened by food allergies, these innovative new devices will forever change how you approach your next meal. 

Target Opens a High-Tech Home of the Future at SF's Metreon

You know why we love Target? They've managed to keep with the times. The old Tarjay of the 90s became a hotbed for accessible designer collaborations in the aughts. And now, the company that brought us cheap Rodarte sweaters is taking aim at San Francisco's tech space. 

8 Travel Apps You Need This Summer

Whether you're hitting the open road, packing a swimsuit for the beach, hiking in the mountains or rediscovering your own hometown, here are eight must-download apps to make your vacation all the more pleasurable.

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