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Weekly Round-Up

The best tidbits you missed from this week's news

 

It's been a busy week—Facebook went public, Schwarzenegger tried to visit the Taj Mahal, and Groundhog's Day happened (again). In case you missed out, here's a round-up of our top online stories, plus a few others we think you'll find interesting.

Paint the town green. Hitting up some Bay Area nightlife this weekend? You'll definitely want to read these tips from our bartender to you. Our editorial intern, who moonlights at a local bar, tells a few stories about her most raucous customers.

Will you “Like” this on Facebook? Our take on the social media giant's paperwork submitted to the Securities and Exchange commission. Spoilers: Stanford wins.

I hope they had a good data plan. The first ever full-length movie shot entirely on a cell phone has arrived in the form of Olive, by a local filmmaker and Alice Radio DJ. Oh, it also features a song that almost made it to the Oscars.

Is it weak to kyptonite? Astronomers have found an earth-like planet several times the size of this planet that they are creatively describing as a “super-earth.” This article in the San Francisco Chronicle features terms like “Goldilocks zone,” “gas giant,” and “exoplanet.”

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