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Fast Foodie: Domino’s Specialty Chicken

Basically, it’s Domino’s deep fried chicken pieces topped with a variety of pizza toppings served with dipping sauces. After seeing the commercial, I decided to pull together a crack team of expert tasters (AKA co-workers as writers never turn down a free meal) to join me on the culinary adventure of trying all four varieties on the Domino’s menu. We ordered on Dominos.com to avoid any unneeded human contact, then watched the rather nifty online order tracker and awaited our Specialty Chicken feast.

05/31/2014

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StarDate 5/29/2014: Looking For Stellar Companions

Most of the stars that you see in the night sky aren’t alone — they consist of two stars or more. They’re so far away, though, that their light merges into a single pinpoint.

05/29/2014

Neha Konakalla
Sam H. Lawson Middle School (CBS)

Cupertino 8th Grader Representing Bay Area In National Spelling Bee Final

8th grader Neha Konakalla, who won the first ever CBS San Francisco Bay Area Spelling Bee in March, has outlasted dozens of other regional champions to advance to Thursday night’s live final on ESPN at 5 p.m.

05/29/2014

A 3D-printed model of San Francisco covers a large strip of downtown and SOMA. (Autodesk)

Examining San Francisco’s Future With The Largest-Ever 3D-Printed Model

Unveiled this week, the model covers over 115 blocks of the Financial and South of Market districts, including landmarks like AT&T Park, the Ferry Building and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

05/28/2014

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StarDate 5/28/2014: Tracking Down False Comets

For an 18th-century astronomer, the quickest way to fame and fortune was discovering comets — the big iceballs that grow long, beautiful tails when they come close to the Sun.

05/28/2014

Double Down still sold in some places, like the Taco Bell-KFC on Ocean Avenue in San Francisco

KFC Double-Down Takes On Bay Area Organic, Gluten-Free, Vegetarian Fare

The national promotion may be over, but secret San Francisco locations still serve it.

05/27/2014

KFC Double Down (CBS)

The Fast Foodie: KFC Double Down

When KFC announced that the KFC Double Down was back for a limited time, the Fast Foodie had to go out and give it a try.

05/27/2014

Bagels displayed at a delicatessen. (Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

15 Things To Do In The Bay Area This Week — May 25th-June 1st

From free bagels, to free dance lessons, mustache aficionados, and celebrating typewriters, this is one INTERESTING week for 15 Things To Do In The Bay Area!

05/23/2014

A multiple exposure picture taken in the early hours of August 11, 2013 shows a Perseids meteor shower in the sky, near the municipality of La Hiruela, on the mountains of the Sierra Norte de Madrid.  (Credit DANI POZO/AFP/Getty Images)

First Meteors Spotted From New Memorial Day Weekend ‘Giraffe’ Meteor Shower

The first meteors of a never-before-seen Memorial Day Weekend meteor shower, the Camelopardalids or ‘Giraffe’ shower, have already been seen, caught on camera, and cataloged, according to meteor researchers at the SETI Institute in Mountain View.

05/23/2014

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