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  • Pfizer and BioNTech said yesterday that after testing their vaccine against the omicron variant, two doses don't seem to protect against infection, but "a more robust protection may be achieved by a third dose."
  • Bloomberg and TransAlt teamed up to redesign the intersection at Atlantic Avenue/4th Avenue/Flatbush Avenue to make it less of a death trap for pedestrians and cyclists.
  • U.S. Olympic athletes are all going to be asked about their opinions on China's human rights abuses, and they're all going to give answers that piss someone off.
  • The Natural Museum of History in London put its T. Rex in an ugly Christmas sweater.
  • Jeffrey Epstein's New Mexico sex ranch has been on the market since July and nobody wants to buy it, partly because it's priced at $27.5 million and partly because it was Jeffrey Epstein's ranch.
  • If you need present ideas for an older sister who's "extra," some TikTokker has made a gift guide for that, along with every other niche identity.
  • Finland's 36-year-old prime minister, Sanna Marin, apologized for hitting the club in Helsinki just hours after learning that one of her close coworkers tested positive for COVID-19.
  • One of the most revelatory parts of Peter Jackson's Get Back documentary is the fact The Beatles were at their core "lifelong pals with a profound and [irreplaceable] intimacy, who were nonetheless a little testy with each other. Not unlike your friend group, perhaps, except none of your homies wrote 'Hey Jude.'"
  • And finally, I know this cow is pumped for the winter Olympics: