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  • An Icelandic study has found that children under 15 were about half as likely as adults to be infected by coronavirus, and only half as likely as adults to transmit the virus to others. In addition, almost all the coronavirus transmissions to children came from adults.
  • Bodegas have seen a 63% rise in shootings and a threefold increase in burglaries during the pandemic, with at least six people killed in or just outside the stores.
  • Time Magazine announced the four finalists for the annual Person of the Year: President-elect Joe Biden, Donald Trump, Frontline Health Care Workers and Dr. Anthony Fauci, and the Movement for Racial Justice.
  • A Facebook group called Covid Travellers has become a "safe place" for people who want to travel during the pandemic while ignoring the risks.
  • A former Israeli space security chief claims that aliens exist, earthlings have been in contact with extraterrestrials from a "galactic federation," and Trump knows all this.
  • The New Yorker has an alarming report about the declining mental abilities of 87-year-old Senator Dianne Feinstein.
  • I would not hold your breath for this one, but you may be able to catch a glimpse of the Northern Lights if you travel a bit outside the city tonight.
  • The full TikTok Ratatouille musical is going to stream as a benefit concert on January 1st.
  • Taylor Swift will release another new album Evermore at midnight.
  • Bob Odenkirk unleashes his inner John Wick in the trailer for Nobody.
  • Will Ferrell and the cast of Elf will reunite for a table read of the beloved film as a fundraiser for Georgie Democrats.
  • And finally, here's what happens when you try to get a cat to use a treadmill: