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German basketball player urged to take legal action after being fired over coronavirus protest with athlete girlfriend

German basketball player urged to take legal action after being fired over coronavirus protest with athlete girlfriend

1 day ago   |   RT

Basketball player Joshiko Saibou has been advised to take legal action against his former club Telekom Baskets Bonn after he was fired for attending a protest against ongoing...
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This moon landing video is fake

5 days ago   |   Fortune

Former Richard Nixon sounds pained as he delivers the speech that he probably dreaded ever giving. In somber tones, Nixon reveals that the Apollo 11 moon landing mission has...
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Why Do Razor Blades Dull So Quickly?

5 days ago   |   Wired

An MIT team tackled the mystery of why something as soft as hair can erode a steel blade, hoping to figure out how to make shaving tools last longer.
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This Audio Portrait Of The 2020 Census Asks: Whose Voices Really Count?

This Audio Portrait Of The 2020 Census Asks: Whose Voices Really Count?

6 days ago   |   NPR

Nigerian American artist Ekene Ijeoma is an MIT professor who draws on sound and data to explore representations of social justice. He's working on a "voice portrait" of the...
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Not only were low-wage jobs hurt most by the pandemic, they're least likely to come back

Not only were low-wage jobs hurt most by the pandemic, they're least likely to come back

6 days ago   |   Business Insider

Low-wage workers may continue to face steep unemployment after the pandemic ends, according to a new report from the MIT Task Force on the Work of the Future . The study...
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EdX, a non-profit founded by Harvard and MIT, provides online courses from Ivy League schools for free or cheap - here's how it works

EdX, a non-profit founded by Harvard and MIT, provides online courses from Ivy League schools for free or cheap - here's how it works

7 days ago   |   Business Insider

EdX is a massive open online course provider and non-profit founded by Harvard and MIT to remove barriers to education. The site offers an impressive array of courses from top...
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Puma Debuts Mechanical Foam Cushioning System XETIC

8 days ago   |   Forbes

Puma partnered with the MIT Design Lab to take the mechanical power of structure to a foam application for the debut of the XETIC cushioning technology, showing first in the...
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MIT CSAIL's system defers can defer to experts when making predictions

MIT CSAIL's system defers can defer to experts when making predictions

11 days ago   |   Venture Beat

Researchers at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory detailed a system that can work with human experts to arrive at a conclusion.
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MIT scientists created a device that can manipulate your dreams

MIT scientists created a device that can manipulate your dreams

12 days ago   |   New York Post

A dream manipulating device that could let you choose what you experience when you're asleep is being developed by scientists. A team of geniuses from MIT in the US have made...
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To recharge America's job market, build a green electric grid

13 days ago   |   Fortune

Sadly, due to the COVID-19 pandemic , we now have the highest unemployment we've seen since the Great Depression. Many of those jobs will disappear forever in the post-COVID...
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Sumner Redstone, billionaire media mogul, dead at 97

Sumner Redstone, billionaire media mogul, dead at 97

Sumner Redstone, a media titan and billionaire who, as chairman of Viacom and National Amusements, drew headlines both for his deal-making as well as his turbulent personal... Read more ...

Media mogul Sumner Redstone dies at 97

Media mogul Sumner Redstone dies at 97

Sumner Redstone, who built a media empire from his family's drive-in movie chain, has died. He was 97. ViacomCBS Inc., which he lead for decades, remembered Redstone for his... Read more ...

Minnesota's Omar holds off well-funded primary challenger

Minnesota's Omar holds off well-funded primary challenger

Omar, a member of “The Squad” of four progressive female members of Congress, survived a stiff Democratic primary challenge from a well-funded opponent who tried to make an... Read more ...

Late night hosts crack first jokes about Kamala Harris' vice presidential bid

Late night hosts crack first jokes about Kamala Harris' vice presidential bid

Hours after Joe Biden announced that California junior Senator Kamala Harris would be his running mate, the hosts shared their opinions on the news. Read more ...

How Biden selected Kamala Harris as his running mate

How Biden selected Kamala Harris as his running mate

Biden, aware of the potential pitfalls of being a 77-year-old white male standard-bearer of a party increasingly comprised of women, people of color and young voters, made... Read more ...

Biden-Harris first Democratic ticket since 1984 without an Ivy League grad

Biden-Harris first Democratic ticket since 1984 without an Ivy League grad

Joe Biden's choice of Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate marks the first time that the Democratic presidential ticket hasn't had an Ivy League graduate since 1984... Read more ...

LIVE: President Trump holds news conference

LIVE: President Trump holds news conference

President Donald Trump is speaking at the White House. Read more ...

Joe Biden Picks Kamala Harris To Be His VP Running Mate In Historical Moment

Joe Biden Picks Kamala Harris To Be His VP Running Mate In Historical Moment

The results are in. Joe Biden has selected California Sen. Kamala Harris to be his vice-presidential running mate in the 2020 election. The presumptive Democratic nominee made... Read more ...

Man, 25, charged in fatal hit-and-run in River North

Man, 25, charged in fatal hit-and-run in River North

CHICAGO - Chicago police have charged a man in the hit-and-run that killed a woman and injured her daughter in River North. Edgar Roman, 25, is charged with one felony count of... Read more ...

Microsoft is launching the Surface Duo next month, its ambitious foldable...

Microsoft is launching the Surface Duo next month, its ambitious foldable phone with two screens that opens and closes like a book. Here's how it works

Microsoft announced that the Surface Duo, its first foldable smartphone, will launch on September 10 for $1,400. The device consists of two separate 5.6-inch displays that work... Read more ...