— by Maddie Bender: Darrion Nguyen’s first viral video features just him and a pipette, a basic tool for science research.

“So I just got the newest pipette set, and I’m here to review it with you guys,” Nguyen says into the camera, copying the style of a gadget or makeup unboxing video right down to the artificially cheery tone. He even holds the pipette up to the camera with a gloved hand to put it in focus. The video, which he published on Facebook in 2019, currently has over two thousand comments and almost four thousand likes — but it was just the beginning…

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