Headlines edition

Tuesday headlines: Cool vaccine bro

The Centers for Disease Control grants fully vaccinated Americans more freedom to socialize and engage in routine daily activities. / The Washington Post

In the last week, an average of 2.17 million doses per day were administered. / Bloomberg

A new Pew Research survey finds public intent to get vaccinated is on the rise. / Pew Research Center

What about transmission? A growing body of evidence suggests that fully vaccinated people are less likely to have asymptomatic infection "and potentially less likely to transmit SARS-CoV-2 to others." / CDC

Jennifer Adaeze Okwerekwu: "Meghan Markle described racism as a toxic stressor during her pregnancy. I can relate." / STAT

The moon has a comet-like tail, and every month it shoots a beam around Earth. / The New York Times

A single-celled slime mold with no central nervous system remembers food locations by reorganizing its whole body. / Phys.org

The UK plans to extend the use of lie detectors to cases of terrorism and domestic abuse. A science editor takes the test after planting a pretend bomb. / The Guardian

Protesters clash with police in Mexico City as thousands of women gather to demand that the country address its rate of femicide. / BBC News

A record number of unaccompanied migrant children are being detained along the southern US border. / CNN

"All that aside, Paytas's mental health is not a joke." A profile of a YouTube star who probably would become famous in any era. / Vulture

People with obsessive-compulsive disorder would like some accurate representation—i.e., not just be portrayed as clean freaks. / The Walrus

Who was the world's first "influencer?" One argument (ignoring various prophets) says Eugen Sandow, a Victorian strongman. / The Economist

Emo makes a return on TikTok during quarantine. / Polygon

Masha Gessen sees a clear path for Trump's return in the career of Hungary's Viktor Orbán. / The New Yorker

"The private-party aspect of The Row has its drawbacks." A new way to think about the Olsen sisters: can they survive a pandemic? / The Cut

"An attempt to represent the difference in musical cultures from city to city," using Bandcamp tags. / Components

Photos of 1978 Brooklyn, as made possible by a Nixon-era federal employment program for artists. / Huck

See also: "Cool Story Bro," new work by Alice Lang. / Louise Alexander Gallery

Need a new word in your life that means something and also nothing? There's an algorithm for that. / This Word Does not Exist