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President Trump promised that a Foxconn manufacturing plant would create 13,000 jobs in the state of Wisconsin, even calling it the “eighth wonder of the world.” But the electronics maker never built...

Winning the Nobel Prize sounds like a fairytale so huge and momentous it couldn't possibly be true. So much so, in fact, that one of this year's laureates literally ignored the call telling him h...

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GoGet, a Malaysian on-demand work platform, announced today that it has raised a $2 million Series A led by Monk’s Hill Ventures. The platform currently has 20,000 gig workers, who are called “GoGett...

We're still not sure when Prime Day 2020 will be, but it's definitely happening. Here's everything you can expect from Amazon's 2020 sale.

A former Bletchley Park employee, Jean Valentine, handles part of the Turing Bombe — an electromechanical computer used to crack Nazi Germany’s Enigma code during WWII. | Photo by Rui Vieira / PA ...

Carl Pei, who co-founded the smartphone giant OnePlus in his 20s, is leaving the company, two sources familiar with the matter told TechCrunch. Pei played an instrumental role in designing the One...

Alphabet (you know… Google) has taken the wraps off the latest “moonshot” from its X labs: A robotic buggy that cruises over crops, inspecting each plant individually and, perhaps, generating the k...

A new study estimates that between March and July, there were 225,000 more deaths in the U.S. than expected, based on the previous five years of data. Of those, a little over half were officially att...

The largest Arctic research campaign in history just came to a close. For more than a year, a rotating group of roughly 500 scientists and staffers have been traveling the region on a research vessel...

Disney is going all-in on streaming media.  On Monday, the company announced a massive reorganization of its media and entertainment business that will focus on developing productions that will deb...

Erick Fang Contributor Share on Twitter Erick Fang is the chief executive officer of Mintegral, where he oversees management, customer relationshi...

I reached a point as an adult a couple of years back where I’m now willing to try just about anything to calm my nerves and sleep more peacefully—with virtually no limitations on how silly or bizarre...

Helicopter parenting turned into surveillance with the debut of family tracking apps like Life360. While the app can alleviate parental fears when setting younger kids loose in the neighborhood, Life...

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Article URL: https://twitter.com/Stanford/status/1315631500080148480 Comments URL: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=24759458 Points: 163 # Comments: 69

Common sense suggests you shouldn’t work out when you’re not feeling well, but there are a few exceptions. If you’re worried your illness is taking you off track of your fitness goals, here’s what yo...

OnePlus’ “OxygenOS” is a modified version of the Android operating system exclusive to OnePlus’ smartphones, offering its own unique quirks and capabilities that set apart from, say, Samsung’s device...