Let's take a look back at the ambitious 1930s plan to erect this monstrosity over the city.
In other toilet news, Juggalo porta-potties are disgusting, a Japanese toilet is hackable, and a man allegedly bombs a gas-station commode with a skunk.
Orbs of colorful plastic, action figures and LEDs are popping up throughout San Francisco like the interstellar disco balls.
The iconic butterflies are having a rough couple years, with declining populations likely due to extreme weather and habitat loss.
Jason Ahrns searches at night for huge, mysterious eruptions of sparks that appear high over thunderstorms.
This week, Bay Area art lovers were treated to paintings made from real animal poo "carefully hand-picked from local farms."
The furniture giant's 2014 catalog lets shoppers "place" virtual furniture around their homes. That idea was prophesied in 1999's Fight Club.
When was the last time your museum experience involved a painting you can climb into or disembodied eyes following you in a room?
Huge wildfires, aggravated by a bad drought, are sending acrid clouds of smoke into nearby cities.
Japanese architect Shigeru Ban designed the paper-based house of worship, for Christchurch.
Cross that demon child from The Ring with a 16-bit Super Mario, and you might get this uncanny optical illusion.
Rejoice, Bay Area residents: There's now a high-tech way to plot a course around the city's ridiculously steep hills.
The hammocks, made from old fire hoses, also double as playground swings.
The city is all abuzz over news that a rare, incredibly odiferous Titan Arum has blossomed.
If you've ever spotted street art involving pin-up models with kitty heads or screaming flowers, it's probably the work of Chile's Macarena "Macay" Yañez.
Also, New York updates its list of offensive license plates, and one rebellious bureaucrat thwarts Pennsylvania's anti-gay-marriage laws.
Wind is lifting thousands of tons of desert sand into the air and blowing it over the Atlantic Ocean; this intriguing animation shows where it's headed.
The makers of the grass-covered "Babilawn" claim it makes ugly A/C units "aesthetically pleasing" from both "inside and out."
The skies are clouded with ashy gas that's pouring from thousands of acres of burning plants.