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Once written off as a baseless conspiracy, the lab leak theory — the idea that COVID-19 was spread thanks to a lab accident — has been gaining traction in recent months.

Recently, on the first in-person episode of Stephen Colbert's A Late Show in over a year, none other than Jon Stewart expressed his support for the idea. Or rather, he expressed his opinion that he believes there is "a chance" the pandemic was unleashed in a lab.

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Roger Waters and Mark Zuckerberg

Pink Floyd's Roger Waters had a strongly worded response for Mark Zuckerberg when Facebook requested the rights to one of his songs.

"And the answer is, 'Fuck you. No fuckin' way,'" Waters said. "I only mention that, because this is an insidious movement of them to take over absolutely everything ... I will not be a party to this bullshit, Zuckerberg."

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Wolf Alice

Wolf Alice's Blue Weekend, out last week, has soared to the top of the UK charts, ousting Olivia Rodrigo's SOUR from the top spot.

This is the London-based band's first number one album (their last two went to number two), and it cements the indie rockers as future megastars.

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Lorde Solar Power

Lorde is back just in time for Hot Vaxxed Summer with a sunny new single called "Solar Power."

The song, Lorde's first in four years, comes along with an appropriately sunny video that features Lorde in a brilliant yellow dress, dancing on a beach and looking like the embodiment of joy.

Lyrically, the song seems to be a call to live your wildest and most hedonistic summer dreams after a terrible year indoors. It's also an ode to self-love, with Lorde referring to herself as a "prettier Jesus" (no, you can't make this up).

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Sir David Attenborough

Recently David Attenborough — the soothing British narrator of every nature documentary ever who is also a devoted advocate for the nature he loves to speak so soothingly about — delivered an impassioned interview on 60 Minutes in which he described climate change as "a crime humanity has committed against the planet."

Attenborough is one of the world's most influential environmental advocates. In the interview, which follows the release of the Netflix documentary A Life on Our Planet and his memoir, Life on Air, Attenborough expressed his acute fears that all of his efforts have been for naught.

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"It isn't that I enjoy saying: 'Doom, doom, doom,'" he said in the interview. "On the contrary, I'd much rather [say]: 'Enjoy, take thrill, excitement, pleasure, joy, joy, joy, joy.' But if you've got any sense of responsibility, you can't do that."

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Japanese Breakfast

Japanese Breakfast's third album, Jubilee, breaks open with a bang.

The first song, "Paprika," is one of the artist's biggest, brightest songs. It rolls in with a giant crescendo about 30 seconds in, and from there it rides on a buoyant, trumpet-laden beat that marks a stark contrast to the more meditative qualities of the artist's earlier works.

The song, and the album that follows, were created to be a celebration of ecstasy, happiness, and the brighter sides of life. (Ahead of its release, the artist literally tweeted, "This is an album about joy.")

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