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05.25.19 in Internet
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Parents are poisoning their children with bleach to 'cure' autism. These moms are trying to stop it.
Brandy Zadrozny,
NBC News

Don't believe everything you read on the internet, especially in 2019. An autism "cure" is currently making the rounds in Facebook groups that advises parents to give children bleach to remedy the condition. This is completely untrue -- there is no cure for autism -- and some moms are going undercover to fight back.

Why the music industry is betting on biopics and documentaries for its next revenue burst
Claudia Rosenbaum,
Billboard

Despite its fair share of controversy, Bohemian Rhapsody was a huge box office success, and Rocketman premieres next week. If the music industry has its way, there will be plenty more to come.

The cosmic healing of Tame Impala
Jonah Weiner,
Rolling Stone

A profile of Kevin Parker, the force behind Tame Impala, dives into his childhood, living through the California wildfires and "embracing my love of weird Seventies stadium rock."

Google's Duplex uses AI to mimic humans (sometimes)
Brian X. Chen and Cade Metz,
The New York Times

Google blew out minds with Duplex last year, but the technology still has its flaws. In fact, sometimes real people are making its calls instead.

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