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By meWATCH Published: 21 Jun 2019 Audio: English
From a storage unit in rural Illinois, YouTuber Styropyro builds high-powered laser experiments in a makeshift lab for his nearly half a million subscribers. A chemist by training, Drake Anthony started his Styropyro YouTube channel over a decade ago, when he was still a teenager. As YouTube clamps down in recent years on the types of content it allows on its platform, Styropyro claims that DIY, science-focused YouTubers like him are getting unreasonably moderated. Motherboard travelled to rural Illinois to meet up with him at his DIY science lab.
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