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  • "I cried my eyes out because I don't know the next time we'll see a Black mayor in our city": Some people in Boston are upset that while an Asian American woman has become the first woman and person of color elected mayor, three Black candidates lost.
  • Pfizer has agreed to share the recipe for its antiviral COVID-19 pill so that generic drug manufacturers can produce the drug for less affluent countries all over the world.
  • The New York Times reports that going to your office only to Zoom all day is wack.
  • Because London's building codes don't allow homeowners to alter the appearances of their 200-year-old townhouses, it's become increasingly popular for rich people to install two- or three-story basements, complete with underground pools and spas that can cause flooding in their neighbors' flats.
  • For a limited time only, the Green Bay Packers are selling shares in the team for $300 a pop, which seems like a dumb investment based on this Wall Street Journal report: "The shares have no financial value and can’t be resold. Shareholders of the Green Bay franchise don’t get paid dividends. The stock doesn’t appreciate in value and isn’t transferable, except to family members by gift or in the event of death."
  • Black holes are getting bigger.
  • Don't believe the stereotype that kids who are an only child are little brats — the BBC found that actually, they're "more well adjusted than you think."
  • British police discovered 33 million pounds (as in English money) worth of cocaine hidden in a shipment of onion rings that a Polish man was attempting to bring into the country.
  • Martha Stewart claims she doesn't own a mug because they're "clumsy and ugly," adding that she prefers "beautiful cups."
  • And finally, what a walk: