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  • That big NASA announcement that was teased last week: There is water on the surface of the moon.
  • Leading up the election, conversations on NextDoor are becoming "riddled with conspiracy theories and tense fights over local politics as well as the presidential race."
  • Jared Kushner questioned today whether Black Americans want to succeed enough, echoing racist rhetoric that's existed for decades.
  • NYC buildings are scrambling to adapt with the times, adopting touch-free buttons, foot pedals, holograms and more.
  • BuzzFeed has a nice essay about the sounds of the pandemic, and learning to find hope again.
  • Remorseless headline of the day: "Sex Cult Leader, Facing Life Sentence, Regrets Nothing."
  • The Daily Beast reports that the FBI is legally required to produce a public report on white supremacist and other domestic terrorism—but they’re now four months late on delivering it, and no one thinks it's coming before the election.
  • With just a little bit of paint, volunteers have turned part of W 103rd Street into a vibrant public space.
  • Deadline reports that Oscar Isaac “is in negotiations" to star as Moon Knight in an upcoming Marvel/Disney+ series.
  • Many Democrats up for election next week are moderates, but Republicans are desperately trying to paint them as radicals.
  • Mayor Bill de Blasio remains tight-lipped about whether he will block the sale of the Mets to rich hedge fund dude Steve Cohen.
  • And finally, synchronized dog tail wagging is the next big sport: