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  • It sounds like things are going totally fine and normal over in England today.
  • Sasheer Zamata masterfully deconstructed Louis C.K.'s terrible Parkland riff.
  • That Instagram influencer who tried and failed to launch a $165/person tour talked to BuzzFeed about what went wrong: "I wanted to create an experience that would be my perfect weekend day, with cozy acoustic music and a plant-filled space," she said. "If I had known how hard it was, I never would've tried."
  • Wired has a must-read story about a couple working on a cure for the fatal Fatal Familial Insomnia.
  • NBC was called out for contorting itself into a pretzel in order to not allow its journalists to accurately call Rep. Steve King racist.
  • A sound installation in the coastal Namib Desert will play Toto's "Africa" on a continuous loop for all eternity.
  • According to a new poll, a majority of Americans are in support of raising the highest tax rate to 70%.
  • Are we currently on the worst-case scenario for climate change? "We’re actually a lot closer than we should be; I can say that with confidence," says Rob Jackson, an Earth scientist at Stanford and the chair of the Global Carbon Project, which leads the research tracking worldwide emissions levels.
  • Strip clubs based on the Bada Bing! from The Sopranos are popping up all over the world.
  • Pranksters apparently played a joke on right wing activist Laura Loomer, telling her that Muslim civil rights group CAIR had lobbied Twitter executives to suspend her account—she took their "tip" to WSJ reporters, who printed it.
  • The NAACP has slammed CBS News for not including any African-American journalists on its 2020 election coverage team.
  • Alex Cifuentes, one of El Chapo's traffickers, testified today that he told the government that El Chapo was requested to pay a $250 million dollar bribe to former Mexican president Enrique Pena Nieto.
  • And finally, there's enough watermelon to go around friendo!