Curiosities, quirks, oddites, and items from around the Bay and beyond
Forget the Double Down: Here's a map of the Bay Area's best fried chicken spots 
The privacy-scoffing overlords  at Facebook have created a nefarious, new metric to measure the country's emotions: it's called the Gross National Happiness . Unsurprisingly, Americans seem most happy just before Christmas and very unhappy around Tax Day. Don't like no privacy? Try this , maybe soon.
Fry toys: Scientific American picks 169 best illusions 
"It's not you, it's me" : An insider explains why your favorite  TV show was canceled.
On-street bicycle parking on Valencia now a reality .
RIP Doris Eaton Travis , last of the Ziegfeld Girls