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This Silicon Valley company will pay you $10,000 to leave the Bay Area

This Silicon Valley company will pay you $10,000 to leave the Bay Area

Tired of the absurdly high rent you have to pay to live in the Bay Area? Well, you might be in luck. A Silicon Valley startup is offering qualified applicants a temporary incentive of $10,000 to leave. The San Jose-based company, MainStreet, was started by three former Google employees with the goal of creating jobs…MORE

3 school staff members to be charged in the restraining death of California boy with autism

3 school staff members to be charged in the restraining death of California boy with autism

Three ex-employees of a shuttered Northern California alternative school each face an involuntary manslaughter charge after a 2018 incident in which an autistic student died after being restrained, a prosecutor says. Guiding Hands School Executive Director Cindy Keller, Principal Staranne Meyers and special education teacher Kimberly Wohlwend each face a charge of felony involuntary manslaughter,…MORE

What Apple Watch can teach you about your heart

What Apple Watch can teach you about your heart

The results of what researchers are calling the first “virtual study of its kind” were published in the New England Journal of Medicine Wednesday, the product of a collaboration between Apple Watch and Stanford Medical Center. The study used Apple sensors to detect the amount of blood flowing through the wrists of more than 419,000…MORE

Chad Wolf is the new acting Homeland Security secretary

Chad Wolf is the new acting Homeland Security secretary

Chad Wolf is now the acting Homeland Security secretary, according to a department spokesperson, making him the fifth person to lead the third largest department in the federal government under President Donald Trump. Wolf succeeds Kevin McAleenan, who helmed the Department of Homeland Security in an acting capacity since April. McAleenan, who took over after…MORE

Earth was on the other side of the galaxy when dinosaurs reigned

Earth was on the other side of the galaxy when dinosaurs reigned

Apart from the asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs 65 million years ago, there aren’t many connections between space and dinosaurs outside of the imagination. But that all changed when NASA research scientist Jessie Christiansen brought the two together in an animation on social media this month. For the past decade, Christiansen has studied planet…MORE

Doctors removed a tumor the size of a soccer ball from a man’s neck

Doctors removed a tumor the size of a soccer ball from a man’s neck

The New Jersey man had just one option to get rid of the massive tumor that had been growing on his neck and was now threatening his life: Remove it. But its placement made that a risky endeavor. Milton Wingert, 81, had been to several physicians to see the tumor over the past six months,…MORE

Who’s playing whom in season three of Netflix’s ‘The Crown’?

Who’s playing whom in season three of Netflix’s ‘The Crown’?

When “The Crown” returns to Netflix on Sunday, the royals will look a little different. The entire cast of the worldwide hit series has been replaced for its third series, as the story moves into the 1960s and 1970s and follows Queen Elizabeth II and her fellow royals in the second decade of her reign.…MORE

Disney+ has hit 10 million subscribers since launching on Tuesday

Disney+ has hit 10 million subscribers since launching on Tuesday

A day after its big launch, Disney announced that its new streaming service Disney+ has amassed 10 million subscribers. This number seems to back up Disney’s claim on Tuesday that the platform crashed early in the day due to “the consumer demand” that “exceeded our high expectations.” Disney has been heavily marketing the new service…MORE

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