Headlines Edition

Saturday Headlines: Pale blue not.

The Pfizer-BioNTech Covid vaccine could receive full FDA approval as soon as Monday, a move some US corporations have cited as necessary for mandates. / CNBC

For the first time in recorded history, rather than snowing, it rained at Greenland's summit. / CNN

By thinking of Earth as just another planet, you can imagine how we're observed by others, and our true status in the universe. / Slate

At 420,000 square feet and with an exterior without right angles, the world's largest astronomy museum has now opened in Shanghai. / Moss and Fog

"Some are now questioning whether the scientist who literally wrote the book on dishonesty is himself being dishonest." / BuzzFeed News

A Texas anti-abortion group wants people to submit "evidence" if they believe someone has received or aided an abortion violating state law. / VICE

For years, someone has been using a variety of tactics—often successfully—to acquire pre-release book manuscripts. And no one seems to know why. / Vulture

All the books featured in The White Lotus, and possible reasons why each title appeared. / Literary Hub

Social media sleuths are determined to find out whether Australian PM Scott Morrison crapped himself in a McDonald's in 1997. / MEL Magazine

See also: Urban legends with possible real-life origins. / Mental Floss

After 70 years, Major League Baseball is dropping Topps as its trading-card partner, moving to the league- and player-owned Fanatics. / NPR

"I do not regard myself as a piece of property to be bought or sold." The story of baseball legend Curt Flood, whose refusal to be traded went to the Supreme Court. / The New York Times

Looking back at 25 years of the WNBA. / Just Women's Sports

In an update to last week's big data visualization about how Americans spent 2020, here's an hour-by-hour view of what they did. / FlowingData

Animations atop Hong Kong housing estates give the effect of a never-ending urban complex, by Max Hattler. / The Morning News

Tiny figures interacting with life-sized (to us) household objects, by Tatsuya Tanaka. / Kottke