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Monday Headlines: Spooncon

Abortion bans in the US are expected to break an already strained foster system, with up to 11% more children in Texas's foster care by 2040. / Vox

Fossil records provide evidence that Earth is now at its hottest—not just in recorded history, but in the past 100,000 years. / The Washington Post

To preserve history, a Ukrainian nonprofit races to document Russian soldiers' graffiti before it's washed away. / Hyperallergic

See also: On Twitter, some of the most widely shared misinformation on the war in Ukraine is coming from blue checks. / BBC News

Threads is now the world's fastest-growing consumer product, and will be as big as Twitter if only a quarter of Instagram users are on it monthly. / Moneycontrol

Related: The Twitter account that was suspended for tracking Elon Musk's private jet has now arrived on Threads. / NPR

"That can definitely make the difference between a farmer having something to sell or not making a crop." The economics of weather modification. / The Hustle

Wear and tear on cars' tires and brakes emits a concerning amount of particulates, and—unlike exhaust emissions—goes unregulated. / The Washington Post

"A boom in cheap package holidays in the 1960s has been linked to a rise in a serious type of skin cancer among older adults." / The Guardian

On magic, entertainment, and learning to appreciate the innocence of Uri Geller's spoon-bending antics. / The New York Times

"At some point, you will find yourself in a state of pure nystagmus, moving your eyes back and forth across the page without conscious will." Patricia Lockwood on DFW. / London Review of Books

The mathematically correct way to tie your shoes. / Big Think