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Scientists said claims about China creating the coronavirus were misleading. They went viral anyway.

Scientists from Johns Hopkins, Columbia and other leading American universities moved with rare speed when a Chinese virologist, Li-Meng Yan, published an explosive paper in September claiming that China had created the deadly coronavirus in a research lab. The paper, the American scientists concluded, was deeply flawed. And a new online journal from MIT Press […]

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A 13-year-old girl makes as much as $1,000 a day creating ASMR videos, as YouTube works to keep its child stars safe

Life of Mak/YouTubeMackenna Kelly, the star of the “Life with MaK” ASMR YouTube channel.Life of Mak/YouTube ASMR, short for autonomous sensory meridian response, is a phenomenon where certain soft whispering or tapping sounds cause a tingly sensation in some people. It’s become a whole YouTube phenomenon. A new report from Wired UK found an overlooked […]