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When Coronavirus Misinformation Goes Viral

In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, it can be hard to keep track of what's real and what's not. There is a constant deluge of news from across the world, some of it based on false assumptions or panicky reactions that fail to put data or science into the proper context. This week on [&hellip

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When Coronavirus Misinformation Goes Viral

In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, it can be hard to keep track of what's real and what's not. There is a constant deluge of news from across the world, some of it based on false assumptions or panicky reactions that fail to put data or science into the proper context. This week on [&hellip

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When Coronavirus Misinformation Goes Viral

In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, it can be hard to keep track of what's real and what's not. There is a constant deluge of news from across the world, some of it based on false assumptions or panicky reactions that fail to put data or science into the proper context. This week on [&hellip

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When Coronavirus Misinformation Goes Viral

In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, it can be hard to keep track of what's real and what's not. There is a constant deluge of news from across the world, some of it based on false assumptions or panicky reactions that fail to put data or science into the proper context. This week on [&hellip

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Timmy Thick endorses Bernie Sanders

The 2020 presidential race is tightening as people begin making their official endorsements. Just yesterday, candidates Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and Pete Buttigieg endorsed Joe Biden after ending their presidential bids. Celebrities have also been flocking to their preferred candidates in recent weeks, publishing statements and appearing at official events to show their support. Now, [&hellip

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Rogue estate agent ‘left me in limbo’

“They were quite hard about [me] signing up. Subsequently I found out I was signed up to them for a year,” she says. “They provided no service whatsoever, they provided no viewings, nobody came to see it [the house] and when I phoned them it was just recorded messages. “It’s also left me quite worried [&hellip

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YC just published a 70-page Series A guide so founders dont tank their own prospects

This morning, Y Combinator is publishing a 70-page Series A guide based on its work with 190 YC companies over the last couple of years. It’s part of an initiative launched in 2018 to help these alums understand how Series A rounds work — and how to make them work to their advantage. The program [&hellip

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Australia’s Bushfires Completely Blasted Through the Models

Today in the journal Nature Climate Change, researchers are publishing a series of articles as a kind of postmortem of the Australian bushfires. The series is both a diagnosis of what happened as flames swept across the continent, and a call to action for researchers the world over: Climate change is a crisis for people, [&hellip

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Cocaine delivered quicker than a takeaway

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionLeo handed over MDMA and cocaine less than half an hour after being texted How quickly can you get Class A drugs delivered in the UK? In Leeds, students say dealers with business cards can bring them cocaine and ecstasy in half an hour. But as I [&hellip

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Quinn parents accept Conor Murphy apology

Her husband Stephen added: “I want him to come out in public and say that, because he said in public that Paul was a criminal.” Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPaul Quinn murder: Conor Murphy regrets comments Mr Murphy, who released a statement and gave an interview to RTÉ news, said he [&hellip

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