Virality Vids (Not ‘Viral’ Vids)

How Extreme Microbes Are Helping Us Test for COVID-19

Apr 20, 2020 – 6:56
Microbes that live in extreme environments, like geysers and hydrothermal vents, are able to survive in extreme temperatures. Scientists have figured out ways to use this thermostability to supercharge DNA studies, including the study of fast-mutating viruses like COVID-19. Hosted by: Hank Green
Supercharging fast-mutating viruses to ‘study’? Isn’t that how we got here?

One America News Network:
75-year old COVID-19 survivor speaks about her experience with the virus

Apr 21, 2020 – 2:49
An Ohio woman who recovered from COVID-19 tells the story of her long road to recovery. One Americas Stefan Kleinhenz has more from Washington.

What You Need to Know About Coronavirus

Apr 20, 2020 – 27:57
This is a REALLY interesting Q&A. Will Witt spoke with Dr. Reed Wilson in Los Angeles for some insight into the coronavirus outbreak.


Is Iran Cracking

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Is Iran Cracking by Ace of Spades

Many good videos and posts and tweets and Ace♠ commentary.

Two Iranian TV journalists have resigned in protest of the regime, one apologizing for having told “lies” on behalf of the mullahs for thirteen years.

Much of this is sparked by the revelation that it was Iran that shot down the Ukrainian airliner, after days of lies that it had simply crashed.

So: The Iranian media blames the mullahs for the downed aircraft, while the allegedly “American” media blames Trump.

I have read the fellow who shot the following has been arrested.

Can You Find Iran on a Map?

PragerU – Jan 15, 2020 – 4:12
Americans have strong opinions about U.S. involvement with Iran after the killing of Soleimani (“here comes WWIII!”). Will Witt asked students at UCLA for their thoughts (and also whether they can point out Iran on a world map). Enjoy!