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- So I guess we all just need to accept that aliens really are real, right?
- Just forget anything being normal in 2020, best case scenario we can talk about normality in 2021, says Dr. Anthony Fauci.
- Fauci also threw out the first pitch at last night's Yankees/National game, and as with the virus, he really doesn't want anyone catching anything.
- The Trump administration won't stop pushing anti-transgender policies limiting people's rights despite a Supreme Court ruling that extended civil rights protection to transgender people.
- Facebook employees are really starting to reckon with the monster they helped build: “We are failing,” said a former software engineer. “And what's worse, we have enshrined that failure in our policies.”
- After years of being considered a humid continental climate, NYC now sits within the humid subtropical climate zone, which means our summers and winters are getting warmer.
- Health officials in NJ are tracking a coronavirus cluster stemming from a teen party, but their parents aren't cooperating.
- Mike Francesa's last WFAN show is happening today apparently, assuming it sticks.
- NYC's tourism industry is still struggling, and the Times asks: will tourists ever return? (The answer is yes, they will.)
- It's Friday again, which means it's new music Friday again: listen to Jessy Lanza's latest hook-filled pop album All The Time; listen to Courtney Marie Andrews' gorgeous folk record Old Flowers; and if you haven't already, listen to Taylor Swift's quarantine-by-way-of-The-National album, folklore.
- And finally, dog vs. air compressor:
Early Addition: NYC Is Now Within A Humid Subtropical Climate Zone
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