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  • President Joe Biden has ordered U.S. intelligence agencies to investigate the origins of the coronavirus, and the Times writes that it indicates his administration "takes seriously the possibility that the virus was accidentally leaked from a lab, as well as the prevailing theory that it was transmitted by an animal to humans."
  • Amazon is acquiring MGM Studios for a whopping $8.45 billion, which means James Bond is now officially an employee of Jeff Bezos.
  • Having said that, Bezos has announced that he is stepping down as CEO of Amazon on July 5th, but he is staying on as executive chairman.
  • Eater has a great series of articles celebrating all the things that are good about America's gas station foods.
  • The one and only Aida Turturro, a.k.a. Janice Soprano, spoke to Vulture about the show, Cameo videos, and more.
  • Gaze upon the highest-ever resolution photo of atoms!
  • A man has been arrested for "shining a laser" at NYPD and CBS helicopters in Brooklyn this week.
  • The Tony Awards are happening on September 26th.
  • If you're looking for a new kids television program, it sounds like you should give Bluey a chance ASAP.
  • And finally, enjoy the not-so-soothing sounds of cicadas: