Headlines Edition

Friday Headlines: The center will not hold.

What to know about Biden's new vaccine mandates, which will apply to more than 80 million Americans. / USA Today

Labor unions are backing vaccine mandates from Tyson Foods and Disney World. / Quartz

As of today, Denmark's high vaccination rates have allowed the country to lift all domestic Covid restrictions. / Associated Press

The leading researcher for the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid vaccine: Scientists' egos are holding back scientific progress. / The Guardian

How Sept. 11 and the War on Terror turned Wikipedia into a single source of shared reality. / Slate

Tracking the fake news—the origins of which are still unclear—spreading in Afghanistan since the Taliban takeover. / Foreign Policy

Even if there were six political parties, America today wouldn't hold much centrism. / The New York Times

For the first time since 1999, a US Open final will be between two teenagers: Emma Raducanu and Leylah Fernandez. / Tennis

Many denounce new buildings as tools of gentrification, but sometimes those new structures are how families can afford to stay in cities. / Vox

Why wrapping structures in what looks like aluminum foil can save them from fire—as happened with a cabin in the Caldor Fire. / San Francisco Chronicle

"The phrase 'and it's made by FACEBOOK!' makes you emit a blood-curdling scream." Katie Notopoulos on the Facebook Ray-Bans. / BuzzFeed News

A retrospective of Karen Halverson's panoramic photos of Mulholland Drive. / Hyperallergic

Lachlan Turczan's video for Blake Mills's "Money Is the One True God" magnifies physical currency to discern what we truly value. / The Morning News

On counterfeit items attributed to original punk icons: "There have always been 500 fakes to one authentic piece." / The New York Times

Solving the internet mystery of whether the Turtle Club scene from Dana Carvey's The Master of Disguise was filmed on Sept. 11. / Defector

From depressants to stimulants, a guide for how to come down from any drug. / MEL Magazine

Surreal paintings of geometric plant life, by Molly Greene. / Booooooom

Watch: An analysis of Agnès Varda's Cléo From 5 to 7 (1961), which "follows a pop singer through two extraordinary hours in which she awaits the results of a recent biopsy." / The Morning News

A new Twitter account: Frasier looking at video games. / @frasier_looking

For her series Mid+West (Dreaming), Ellen Jantzen manipulates her photos, reshaping them into new landscapes. / LENSCRATCH