Women in New York City and San Francisco are obsessed with these comfortable flats made from recycled water bottles — here’s what they feel like

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Rothy’s Whether you’ve seen its ads on social media or have admired its flats on your co-worker, San Francisco shoe startup Rothy’s seems to be everywhere.  Rothy’s flats […]

United Dropping Los Angeles to Singapore Route, Adding Second San Francisco Frequency

United Dropping LA-Singapore Route, Adding Second SFO-SIN Flight Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not include […]

This $30 million San Francisco mansion, once owned by Vanessa Getty, is one of the city’s most expensive homes — take a look inside

Jacob Elliott for Ludovico and Michelangelo Mazzola at Compass A home in San Francisco’s ritzy Pacific Heights neighborhood has been privately listed off the market for $ 30 million, according to SF Curbed. That’s more than twice what it sold for just three years ago. The home at 2900 Vallejo St. once belonged to Vanessa […]

Steve Jobs’ secret for eliciting questions, overheard at a San Francisco cafe

Sean Gallup/Getty Images Last month, I was enjoying the remarkably good crab cake and poached eggs at Just for You Café in San Francisco’s Dogpatch neighborhood, when I overheard a mentoring session taking place at the next table. I recognized the mentor as the famous, fifty-something ex-CEO of a household-brand Internet company; the mentee, I […]

Striking maps reveal the huge wealth gap between San Francisco and the rest of the country

Google Earth/Leanna Garfield The typical San Francisco household makes about $ 96,677 each year. That’s nearly double the national median household income of $ 57,617, according to the US Census Bureau.  A new interactive map — which plots average incomes in counties across the US — visualizes the enormous wealth gap between the San Francisco Bay Area and the […]

Here’s Your First Look Inside United’s San Francisco Polaris Lounge (SFO)

First Look Inside United’s San Francisco Polaris Lounge (SFO) Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not […]

San Francisco to scooter startups: Your customers are terrible

Enlarge / Bird and Lime scooters sit parked in front of a building on April 17, 2018 in San Francisco. (credit: Justin Sullivan / Getty Images) The City Attorney of San Francisco has now sent three cease-and-desist letters to three electric-scooter venture-backed startups that are operating in the famed city-by-the-bay. In recent weeks, San Francisco […]

MLB All-Star Francisco Lindor hit a home run during game in his native Puerto Rico and the stadium erupted

MLB The Cleveland Indians and Minnesota Twins are playing a two-game series in Puerto Rico, the first regular-season MLB games on the island in eight years. Two-time All-Star Francisco Lindor was born in Puerto Rico and hit a home run in the fifth inning. The crowd erupted as Lindor was rounding the bases.  Twins pitcher […]

Forget San Francisco and New York: These are the 19 best places to live where the typical home costs less than $260,000 and monthly rent is under $1,000

Shutterstock U.S. News released its 2018 best places to live in America ranking. The list was based on factors like cost of living, salary, and job opportunities. We narrowed down the list to find the best places to live where home prices and rent are lower than the national median.   The best places to […]