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Coronavirus, Caused by a ‘Lab Accident’? Hmmm.

The coronavirus pandemic was almost certainly not triggered by a lab accident, scientists tell NPR—despite concerns to the contrary floating around Washington. “Every time we get a new virus emerging, we have people that say, ‘This could have come from a lab,’” says Peter Daszak, who

He made $400,000 flipping a house

Earlier this year, Lin He made a $400,000 profit from a single home flip. The 3,600-square-foot house in Malibu was in foreclosure and was listed for $1.39 million. He purchased it for $985,000 in 2017 without ever stepping foot inside. “Boy, it was bad. It was

How Apple Watch went from fashion accessory to fitness must-have

A $17,000 model. A fitting appointment. A cover spread on Vogue. The Apple Watch was more than a fitness-tracking device when it debuted five years ago. It was a fashion item and status symbol. It was luxury on your wrist. Fast forward to 2020, the fifth anniversary of Apple’s smartwatch. Millions of