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New Last-Minute Booking App, Overnight, Is Like Airbnb For Procrastinators

Picture this: It's Memorial Day weekend and you decide to spontaneously jump in the car and drive to Los Angeles, Palm Springs, Austin (wherever). The problem? You don't exactly have anywhere to crash, and you don't want to put down a couple hundred dollars for a night at the Ace. What's a traveler to do? A new LA-based startup, Overnight, can pair you with a local to stay with in less than a minute. 

Take a Moment to Watch These Gorgeous Short Films About Mt. Tam

If you've ever trekked to the top of Mount Tamalpais, then you know it's one of the most majestic spots in the entire Bay Area with killer views to boot. But what you may not know, is that the summit is also home to an old Air Force station in dire need of repair. 

Ayesha Curry and Michael Mina Join Forces for New Barbecue Pop-up

Attention Dub Nation: The next menu at Michael Mina's constantly rotating Test Kitchen will feature the culinary prowess of none other than Ayesha Curry. 

IBM Creates Hand Wipe That Can Kill The World's Deadliest Viruses

What if you could prevent Zika or Ebola just by washing your hands? On Wednesday, IBM and the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) in Singapore announced a new chemical that can kill Ebola, Zika, dengue, AND herpes in one sanitary wipe. 

SF to LA in 30 Minutes? Hyperloop One Tests the Future of Transportation in Nevada Desert

For the past eight years, I've spent countless hours driving the 5 from Oakland to Los Angeles and back again. And for what seems as many years, I've been promised that one day the technology will exist to beam me Star Trek-style from the Bay Area to SoCal in an hour or less. Needless to say, I'm skeptical. But now, it seems like that time has finally come thanks to Hyperloop One. 

4 New Ramen Spots to Check Out in the East Bay

It can't be denied: ramen is having a moment. From the long lines at Mensho Tokyo to the long lines at the Itani Ramen pop-up, folks on both sides of the Bay are eagerly licking their lips over this Japanese comfort food. Whether you're seeking a bowl straight from Asia or a new take on the classic, here are four East Bay spots where you should be slurping noodles. 

6 New Bay Area Restaurants to Try in May

Looking for somewhere new to eat? We've got you covered.

San Francisco Did Not Win a Single James Beard Award This Year

Some of San Francisco's best chefs donned their finest for the James Beard gala Monday night in Chicago, but not a single one took home an award. 

AutoCamp, a Boutique Airstream Campsite, to Open on Russian River

Looking for somewhere new to pitch your tent this summer? Santa Barbara-based boutique camping site AutoCamp is bringing its luxury Airstream accommodations to Guerneville this spring. 

A Sloth Festival Is Happening in SF this Summer

Try to contain your squeals of excitement (it's hard, we know), over the news that the Internet's favorite lazy animal is getting its own festival this summer. 

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