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Tuesday headlines: I’m pumpkin out

Canadians give Prime Minister Justin Trudeau a win in Monday's parliamentary elections, but his gamble to win a majority of seats fails. / The Associated Press

The US will lift its travel ban for vaccinated travelers come November. / Quartz

More people died in Alabama during 2020 than were born, a first in state history. (More than half of the state is now fully vaccinated against Covid-19.) / The Hill

A fifth of Nigeria's workforce lost their jobs because of Covid. / IT News Africa

Why everybody's hiring but nobody's getting hired: faulty corporate hiring practices that predate the pandemic. / Recode

Nisha Chittal admits to enjoying Starbucks pumpkin spice lattes, even if that makes her "mall" or a "basic bitch." / Nisha's Internet Tote Bag

See also: "From a Sale, Lace Undergarments, Never Worn." / The New York Times

Lauren Oyler goes shopping and discovers "table season," when vintage shops see a surge of tables big enough to seat holiday meals. / The Believer

San Francisco is spending millions to custom-produce 3,300 public trash cans because what's commercially available isn't pretty enough. / Mission Local

Whence the Chinese takeout container? It was patented in 1890 to carry oysters, a popular snack at the time. / Dieline

Some nice timelapse footage of Yosemite's Half Dome being hiked at night. / The Morning News

TMN's Rosecrans Baldwin offers praise for getting lost without a smartphone, also the beauty of keeping lists. / Meditations in an Emergency 

Waterfront residents of Lake Geneva, Wisc., receive their post from "mail jumpers." Each jumper makes 45 to 60 jumps a day. / Atlas Obscura

Thierry Mandon's performance art involves living on the outside—literally the outside—of buildings. / Colossal

Much of life in contemporary Hawai'i, engineered for tourists' consumption, makes Native Hawaiians feel like outsiders. / AFAR

Watch: Interviews with Black Americans about what it's like to live in Japan instead of the United States. "I've honestly never felt more free." / The Morning News

Novelist Haruki Murakami has a massive T-shirt collection, including some shirts he doesn't wear outside the house. "There are some limits when you're over 70." / The New Yorker

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