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Brand New Meteor Shower
By - posted 5/23/2014

In the late night of May 23, 2014 the Earth will pass through the debris field left behind by a small comet known as P/209 LINEAR. Astronomers are predicting that this interaction may result in a brief, but intense burst of meteor activity that could range from dozens to hundreds more...

Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower
By - posted 5/4/2014

Set your alarm and get up before dawn to witness the Eta Aquarids meteor shower from May 5-7, 2014. The most meteors will probably rain down on May 6, in the dark hours before dawn, but watch on May 5 and 7 as well. Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower Tuesday, May 6, 2014 – peak around 4:00 more...

Star Wars Day
By - posted 5/3/2014

On Star Wars Day (aka. “May the Fourth” be with you) toy store Super7 is hosting a gathering of Rebels and Imperials alike, featuring live guests from the evil Galactic Empire, the local 501st Stormtrooper Squadron, a Star Wars Mini-Arcade, photo booth, raffle prizes and more. Star Wars Day 2014 Mini more...

Total Lunar Eclipse & Rare “Blood Moon”
By - posted 4/13/2014

The first Blood Moon eclipse in a series of four is coming up on the night of April 14-15, 2014. This total eclipse of the moon will be visible from the Americas including San Francisco as long as the fog stays away. Total Lunar Eclipse Late Night April 14 / Early Morning April more...

Robot Block Party 2014
By - posted 4/8/2014

Hosted by Silicon Valley Robotics, see the most advanced robotics research in Silicon Valley, the hottest robot startups, the coolest robot companies and all the just plain fun robots you can imagine. At this event which is part of 2014 National Robotics Week, You’ll see rolling, flying, walking, swimming and dancing more...

Hackfest 2014
By - posted 2/4/2014

The 2014 Hackfest will be bringing together designers, developers, product managers, producers and the next generation of talent together over the duration of two days to get creative and build future TV and app concepts on February 5-6, 2014. Hackfest 2014 February 5-6, 2014 Moscone Center West, 800 Howard Street, SF FREE but an RSVP more...

Super Geek Holiday Party
By - posted 12/16/2013

It’s time to get your holiday party spirit on and mix and mingle with fellow game and app industry people, and free drinks and food while they last on December 17, 2013. Game and App Dev Holiday Party Tuesday, December 17, 2013 – 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm GeekdomSF | 620 Folsom St., San more...

Geminid Meteor Shower
By - posted 12/13/2013

Stargazers look directly up tonight to see a spectacular meteor light show originating from the Comet 3200 Phaethon in the constellation Gemini (looking south, almost overhead) with peak activity occurring the night of December 13-14, 2013, mid-evening until dawn with approximately 50 or more meteors per hour on a clear evening. There is a bight moon more...

YBCA “Dissident Futures” Festival
By - posted 11/22/2013

Participate in a one-day interactive festival in conjunction with the Dissident Futures visual arts exhibit to explore and investigate possible futures envisioned by artists, urban planners, environmentalists, scientists, robotic experts, designers, programmers, and food activists through dynamic workshops, lectures, performances, interactive media, music, and more from noon to 9 pm more...

Strange Futuristic Music Exploration
By - posted 11/17/2013

Composer, performer and sound artist Laetitia Sonami will present an overview of work carried out over three decades, including her legendary lady’s glove, wire writings, hijacked plungers and current attraction to uncontrollable interfaces. The trajectory of Sonami’s research is guided by careful attention to the notion of presence in both the more...

Perseid Meteor Shower
By - posted 8/8/2013

If NASA says it’s the biggest meteor shower of the year, you better stay up late and grab your binoculars! The annual Perseid meteor shower is the glittery result of Earth’s passage through a steam of debris left behind by a comet, so you should expect to see meteor rates as high as 100 per more...

Ask a Scientist
By - posted 7/21/2013

Get ready for a fun night of creepy crawlies, disturbing stories, and props-a-plenty to go around at the July 23, 2013 edition of Ask a Scientistwith UC Berkeley’s Dr. Vernard Lewis and Wonderfest. Have you heard the news? San Francisco took top honors as our country’s most bedbug-infested city in 2012′s national list. We are so good at being superlative. Home-dwelling more...

Underground Cartoon Carnival
By - posted 7/14/2013

Join the Berkeley Underground Film Society for another look at early silent and sound era cartoons at the second annual Cartoon Carnival & Stop Motion Sideshow from 7-11 pm on Sunday, July 14, 2013. Enjoy a side show of colorful stop motion curiosities in an all new culmination of 16mm prints more...

Star Wars Lightsaber Festival
By - posted 7/9/2013

Course of the Force is an Olympic style relay – but with lightsabers. The relay, which benefits the Make-A-Wish Foundation, is part of a week-long Star Wars event that runs from San Francisco to San Diego with the finish at San Diego Comic Con. Cheer the costumed runners on starting at Pier more...

#KittenCamp Meme Battles
By - posted 7/7/2013

#KittenCamp is an event for web-loving, ad industry folk to watch memes, listen to awesome guest speakers and drink free beer. #KittenCamp Wednesday, July 10, 2013 – 6:30 pm Butter | 354 11th Street, San Francisco, CA Free, but an RSVP is required. On July 10, 2013, they’ll be kicking off with an epic meme more...