I'm heading into the city this afternoon to see my very good friend Cindy. It's her birthday today. Cindy, Jen and I have known each other since the dawn of time (aka childhood), and we're going to meet at — hold onto your seats! — SF's Academy of Sciences (you know, where they have...

(You may recognize her as the 'MS' with whom you tweet with every day!) A view of the California Academy of Sciences from the de Young observation deck. After the de Young, we hopped over to the Legion of Honor for "Pulp Fashion," which featured the incredible, trompe l'oeil paper...

: There was a group of us from Antwerp — boutique owners, fashion students from the academy. We were like Margiela groupies! I should set the record straight, though: Martin was never a student of mine. But we did know each other from the Antwerp scene. Mary Prijot was the head of the academy...

According to a new study published yesterday in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the experience of social rejection – akin to a romantic breakup – activates the same parts of the brain that are also triggered during physical pain. Bonnie Levin, a professor at the...

The results of the study are described in the scientific journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Intense The activity in the brains of the participants in the experiment at the sight of an ex-boyfriend or ex-girlfriend is less severe than physical pain. The scientists...

You can rent bikes, go to the de Young Museum, the California Academy of Sciences, picnic, and more. My favorite thing to do is grab a blanket, some books, and a ball and sit outside of the Conservatory of Flowers. The vibrant colors of the flowers are so picturesque. You will see families...

What do you think? Make sure to voice your opinion in the comments, just in case the head honchos at the Academy are reading R29 today and need a little help with their decision... Photo: Brian Rasic/Rex/Rex USA.

The California Academy of Sciences is bringing to life a zombie-filled soirée complete with dead-frightening makeovers and survivor challenges. But, if you start craving brains afterward, you might want to get that checked out. When: Saturday, October 27, 6 to 9 p.m. Where:California...

VV and I finally made a trip to the new(ish) California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco. We have been meaning to go for years, but never got around to it. I was super excited because this museum, which was completely remodeled a few years ago, was my favorite museum when I was a kid. I...

This is the one day where you can extend that dreaded weekly call for just an extra five minutes – she deserves that much if not more! I was treated by my husband and daughter with brunch that involved a super spicy bloody mary and a plate of chicken and waffles followed with the rest of the...

 

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