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  • It's Election Day, you should watch this Puppy Cam today instead of furiously updating Twitter.
  • Trump and his allies are already saying that they intend "an aggressive challenge" to how the votes are counted in key states, and Democrats are hopefully mobilizing to meet it.
  • A Florida woman went into labor yesterday—but she made sure to stop to vote on the way to the hospital.
  • Rapid coronavirus tests are becoming more widely available in the U.S., but officials warn that the inconsistent public reporting of them is leading to the undercounting of cases and blurring an accurate track of the virus’s spread.
  • Dr. Deborah Birx, a top White House coronavirus adviser, warns that the pandemic is getting worse: “We are entering the most concerning and most deadly phase of this pandemic … leading to increasing mortality. This is not about lockdowns — It hasn’t been about lockdowns since March or April. It’s about an aggressive balanced approach that is not being implemented.”
  • Read about the saga of the Sexy Potatoes.
  • In case you're feeling especially masochistic right now, here's where Biden and Trump stand in the final pre-election day polls.
  • Underground businesses in NYC that rely on subway foot traffic are doing terribly: "Since March, 77 of the 321 retail businesses still operating in the system have permanently closed."
  • BuzzFeed has some advice on what to do if you get stuck on a very long line at your polling place today.
  • Vice reports that there was one powerful moderator in particular—known as "RapeApe"—who helped turn 4chan into the racist black hole of the Internet.
  • Tracy Chapman performed “Talkin’ ‘Bout A Revolution” in a rare late night TV appearance.
  • And finally, are those puppies too rambunctious for you? You need something extremely chill to put on in the background for the next eight hours or so? Here you go: