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World's First "Meta" Store Opens in Bay Area May 9World’s First “Meta” Store Opens in Bay Area May 9
By - posted 5/5/2022
Brand New, Geeks

Bay Area is home to the very first Meta Store...because of course it is. The first physical retail space, opens May 9 on the Facebook…err…Meta campus in Burlingame, California. In the Meta Store, you’ll be able to get hands-on experience with all their hardware products. Through interactive demos, you can make more...

NASA Approves UC Berkeley's Satellite Orbit Around MarsNASA Approves UC Berkeley’s Satellite Orbit Around Mars
By - posted 8/25/2021
Geeks, Wow

NASA has greenlighted a mission by University of California at Berkeley to put two satellites into orbit around Mars, university officials said Monday. Dubbed ESCAPADE — Escape and Plasma Acceleration and Dynamics Explorers — the mission would launch in October 2024 and be in orbit in 2026. The project is an effort more...

2019 Perseids Meteor Shower2019 Perseids Meteor Shower
By - posted 8/10/2019

Get out in the open, away from city lights to see the annual Perseids Meteor Shower, the most beloved meteor shower of the year for the Northern Hemisphere. The annual Perseids meteor shower is the glittery result of Earth’s passage through a stream of debris left behind by a comet, so more...

Rick and Morty Comes to SFRick and Morty Comes to SF
By - posted 8/8/2019

Come see the world’s biggest Rick – that’s actually a truck, but also a store. Adult Swim’s Rick and Morty is touring the U.S. with the Rickmobile: a mobile shop with limited quantity merch for sale. First come, first serve. Rickmobile Tour Schedule Subject to change August 11: 1 pm to 4 pm more...

The Biggest Supermoon of 2019The Biggest Supermoon of 2019
By - posted 2/18/2019

Thanks to an optical illusion in the sky, the moon will appear bigger and brighter than normal in the San Francisco Bay Area in the night, during what astronomers call a “supermoon.” Because the sun is about 50,000 miles closer to the earth than at its furthest point – and it’s more...

AT&T Park Bay Area Science Festival
By - posted 11/2/2018

AT&T Park will be transformed into a science wonderland for the 8th annual concluding event of the Bay Area Science Festival for a free science extravaganza. Last year, more than 30,000 people enjoyed a non-stop program chock-full of interactive exhibits, experiments, games, and shows, all meant to entertain and inspire. With more than 150 more...

Halloween Game Expo
By - posted 10/22/2018

50 games. 300 players. 1 night. Join the Special Halloween Expo on October 25th. Video games are taking over SF for an all-out Halloween Expo celebrating local developers. Join for an evening of games, pizza, treats and prizes. Trick or Treat: Special Halloween Game Expo Thursday, October 25, 2018 – 6:00 pm to more...

Google’s Indie Game Expo + Pizza Party
By - posted 4/22/2018

Join the Spring Expo on April 26 at the Google Launchpad with over 60 games and 500 players in 1 night. You’ll be among the first to try out brand new games from over 50 indie game developers at Google’s San Francisco HQ and give your feedback to the developers. Spring more...

Rare Super Blue Moon Total Eclipse
By - posted 1/28/2018

This January 31st, something quite rare and special will happen. Be sure to look up in the sky to spot the supermoon, blue moon, and total lunar eclipse, also known as a blood moon, over San Francisco. For observers in North America, it’s the first time all three of these phenomena will more...

Star Wars Holiday Party
By - posted 12/16/2017

Sunday, December 17th they are throwing a Star Wars-themed holiday party featuring the infamous “Star Wars: Holiday Special“ on the big screen. Plus they will showing several pre-features and playing Star Wars related music by Matthew Wrenne, and maybe there will be even some surprises. Star Wars Holiday Party Sunday, December 17, 2017 – 6:00 more...

The Glorious Geminids Meteor Shower
By - posted 12/12/2017

Stargazers can look directly up (away from city lights) to see a spectacular meteor light show originating from the Comet 3200 Phaethon in the constellation Gemini (looking south, almost overhead).  The peak nights of the 2017 Geminid meteor shower are expected mid-evening December 13 until dawn December 14. Try the nights more...

Supermoon Over San Francisco
By - posted 12/2/2017

Be sure to look up in the sky to spot the supermoon over San Francisco. The Moon will be located on the opposite side of the Earth as the Sun and its face will be fully illuminated. This phase occurs at 15:47 UTC on December 3, 2017. The best time to see more...

October Meteor Showers
By - posted 10/2/2017

October’s Draconid meteor shower – sometimes called the Giacobinids – radiates from the fiery mouth of the northern constellation Draco the Dragon. Because the radiant is located so far north on the sky’s dome, this shower favors temperate and far-northern latitudes, such as the U.S., Canada, Europe and northern Asia. Draconid more...

Solar Eclipse Celebrations Across the Bay
By - posted 8/20/2017

On Monday, August 21, 2017, all of North America will be treated to an eclipse of the sun. Anyone within the path of totality can see one of nature’s most awe-inspiring sights – a total solar eclipse. This is the first time since 1918 that a total eclipse will corss more...

See the Eta Aquarids Spring Meteor Show
By - posted 5/3/2017

Set your alarm and get up before dawn to witness the Eta Aquarids meteor shower. In 2017, the forecast calls for the greatest number of Eta Aquarid meteors to light up the predawn darkness on May 5 and 6. Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower May 5-6, 2017 | Peak is the wee hours before dawn “Catch more...