The Chinese CDC now says the coronavirus didn’t jump to people at the Wuhan wet market — instead, it was the site of a super-spreader event

by (Aylin Woodward) | Business Insider

(This article first appeared on May 28, 2020)

A photo of the Wuhan Seafood Wholesale market, January 21, 2020.

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Rental cars may be about to flood the used car market as companies like Hertz go bankrupt. Here’s why they’re a great value for shoppers.

by (Kristen Lee) | Business Insider

(This article first appeared on May 28, 2020)

car rental

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  • Rental car giant Hertz recently filed for bankruptcy, which means that there might soon be a bunch of used rental cars available.

A $416 USB drive claiming to block ‘electric fog’ caused by 5G turned out to be a generic $6 drive covered in a shiny sticker

by (Bill Bostock) | Business Insider

The landing page of the 5G BioShield website.

5G BioShield

  • A USB drive that retails for $416 and claims to block 5G radiation was proven to be a generic drive costing around $6.
  • 5GBioShield said their USB “blocks imbalanced electric oscillations” with “breakthrough ‘quantum’ holographic nano-layer catalyzer technology.”