Meanwhile, Donald Trump was all over it, bringing up Clinton’s health with regularity. I wondered why CNN and other outlets weren’t reporting these stories.

After becoming a registered gun owner, an American began seeing fake news on Facebook.

↩︎ The Washington Post
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Because "success" equals attracting attention, Richard Spencer won in Gainesville.
Lovely kirigami models of Frank Lloyd Wright buildings. (It's like origami, but with cutting.)

He put his shirt on and again mentioned how stubborn I was. I agreed with an easy laugh, trying to get myself out of the situation safely. I was after all on his premises, and the members of his household were all (strategically, it seems to me now) in a soundproof room.

Lupita Nyong’o on speaking out in post-Harvey Weinstein Hollywood—“let us never shut up about this kind of thing.”

↩︎ The New York Times
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This video of Pyongyang from the air was shot by Singaporean photographer Aram Pan with clearance from North Korea's government. While some of Pan's material was—predictably—deleted by officials, he was allowed to keep around 90 percent of what he'd shot.

A research report finds diseases from pollution—mostly asthma, cancer, and heart disease—kill one in six worldwide.
A new issue of Playboy features its first transgender model. Keeping with tradition, some fans are appalled.
Starting in 2018, California will become the first state to offer gender-neutral birth certificates.

Thoreau suffered from insomnia, and his retreat, in 1845, to a simple cabin at Walden Pond was, in part, driven by a desperate need for rest. Thoreau attributed his nightly struggles to the fact that railroads and other industrial changes had disturbed the natural environment around Concord.

On humans’ never-ending quest for a good night’s sleep.

↩︎ The New Yorker
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Japan's space agency discovers a cave on the moon that could serve as a base for astronauts.
Trump family and advisors retweeted disinformation from an allegedly Russian-run fake GOP Twitter account.
A day in the life of Kaitlyn Christian, Emma Stone's tennis double, who put her pro career on hold for Hollywood.
UF's bell tower played "Lift Every Voice and Sing"—the "Black National Anthem"—during Richard Spencer's visit.
Senate's filibuster-proof budget resolution leaves Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge open to oil exploration.
"The bankers have taken the place of monarchs." A Russian performance artist is arrested for torching a Paris bank.
How Rear Window presaged television channel surfing and, later, internet voyeurism and binge-watching.
Our word of the day: a "catastrophist," which is someone hired to model the worst of all risks.
LEGO to release a playset of key NASA women, with Nancy Grace, Margaret Hamilton, Mae Jemison, and Sally Ride.
A truly insane story—practically ripped from the pages of Shakespeare—of a catfishing scheme that ends in romance.