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  • Obligatory SAD! of the day: Donald Trump’s blog has been permanently shut down. Sheesh, they could have at least tried pivoting to video first.
  • A new report out of Israel has found a correlation between second doses of COVID vaccines and a spike in "cases of a heart-inflammation condition in young males."
  • NY Times Magazine tries to unwrap the $113 million mystery of New Jersey sandwich shop Your Hometown Deli.
  • New York headline of the day: "I'm 21 and live in a 72-square-foot NYC apartment that costs $1,345 a month. Here's what a day in my life looks like."
  • NASA is headed to Venus for the first time in 30 years.
  • A new analysis has found that stimulus checks work.
  • Wynton Marsalis, Khruangbin, Mavis Staples and more have signed up for Newport Jazz Festival 2021.
  • Can a group of superstar mercenaries come together to create the greatest basketball team of all time? The Nets are trying to find out.
  • Will Gawker 3.0 work? Former writers are pretty excited about it, but “The Bryan Goldberg of it all is the $64,000 question."
  • Vera Farmiga wants to know if you believe in "spiritual warfare" (because it sounds like she does).
  • Have you ever wondered what it would be like to drive headfirst into volcanic lava? Today's your lucky day.
  • Listen to "Lawmaker," the latest single from electronic legends Darkside.
  • And finally, is there a term for when you bark and freak yourself out?