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Fri. 06/05 - It's National Donut Day! ...But Why?
A further look at the emerging controversy surrounding the data analytics company behind that big hydroxychloroquine study. Another study shows that humans apparently really do want to be kind to each other. Some perfectly specific words from other languages that have no direct English translation. It’s National Donut Day! Which it turns out, wasn’t invented by Dunkin––a look at its longer and more noble history. And some recommended videos to watch this weekend.Sponsor:FitBod, Get one month free at Fitbod.me/goodnewsLinks:New York City reports first day with no confirmed coronavirus deaths since March 11 (CNBC)Lancet, NEJM retract Covid-19 studies that sparked backlash (STAT)Hydroxychloroquine study retraction shows the problems of speedy science (The Verge)New Study Finds Hydroxychloroquine Did Not Prevent Covid-19 (NY Times)Humans Really Do Want Be Kind to Each Other, Even in The Face of Competing Interests (Science Alert)10 of the best words in the world (that don't translate into English) (The Guardian)National Doughnut Day's WWI History (Mental Floss)Free Donut Day | All The Places Offering Free Donuts Today (BuzzFeed)Reunited Apart (Josh Gad, YouTube)Five older women form a Spice Girls' tribute act in the charming and poignant film, Wannabe (It’s Nice That)Black Creators / Black History (YouTube)
Duration: 17 min