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Whales Sing Great Melodies With Fantastic Lyrics. Listen Closely.

Whales have been around for a lot longer than we have. So it couldn’t hurt to try learning a thing or two from them. The original...

The U.N.’s latest report on climate change is terrifying

Yep, we know that greenhouse gas emissions are through the roof, and that climate change is already happening in a big, bad way, and that...

The Berkeley Wire: 08.26.14

View from Berkeley Lab and goats. Photo: Kelly J. Owen Berkeley born Chris Lamb fans his way to Cal League record (MILB) Eight-story...

It’s Official: Suing Over Graffiti Is Fashionable

A new lawsuit against Roberto Cavalli continues a recent march by street artists to the courthouse read more Style Rss – USA News »...

Depressed Teens May Need Extra Support To Stick With Treatment

Depressed teens paired with a “depression care manager” were twice as likely to get treatment. Corbis hide caption itoggle...

Berkeleyside Blotter: Crime in Berkeley, Aug. 14-20

Selected calls for service to the Berkeley Police, via CrimeMapping.com. (Scroll down for maps of burglaries, auto burglaries and auto...

CBS Is Being Sued Over a Farting Hippo

The farting hippo in question. NCIS, a show that sometimes plays on the TVs they have on display at the Union Square Best Buy, has a...

Adopt These Dogs Right Now or You’re a Monster

It’s National Dog Day, a fake holiday that we are going to treat as totally legit as an excuse to post cute pictures of dogs. Do you...

Health Organizations Call For A Ban On E-Cigarettes Indoors

A woman smokes an electronic cigarette at a store in Miami. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption itoggle caption Joe Raedle/Getty Images A...

This app uses social media posts and crowdsourcing to map sick zone locations

Functioning like a weather forecast for sickness, Sickweather may make it easier to avoid areas where people are reporting cases of the flu...