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Wednesday Headlines: Typo positive

In the next five years, global temperatures are expected to rise—temporarily, but more frequently—above the critical 1.5-degree threshold. / The Guardian

As flooding increases in Jakarta, where 40% of the city lies below sea level—Indonesia's president plans to relocate the capital to Borneo, 800 miles away. / The New York Times

A new modeling study shows how aerosols from the 2019–2020 Australian wildfires triggered a three-year La Niña event. / Undark

See also: Tragedy and farce in climate commentary. / The European Review of Books

"Shakespeare's knowledge of classics and philosophy has always puzzled his biographers." Doubting Shakespeare's identity isn't a conspiracy theory. / Literary Hub

Nearly two months into the Major League Baseball season, a survey shows fans and non-fans alike are warming to the once-controversial pitch clock. / Morning Consult

See also: The history of the baseball cap. / MLB

As California considers decriminalizing psilocybin, some cannabis dispensaries in LA are already openly selling psychedelic mushrooms. / Los Angeles Times

"Setting up a drug shop selling meth in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside is radical, but at this stage in the War on Drugs, perhaps we need radical ideas." / The Face

Salvador Dalí's appetite for money led to the proliferation of signed prints, and eventually to him becoming the world's most-faked artist. / The Hustle

How to thrift for art, according to the person who found a set of Picasso plates at a Salvation Army. / Hyperallergic

As competition heats up between platforms, expect less integration and cooperation—but that could also mean less divisiveness. / Joshua Citarella's Newsletter

"The problem, it seems, is that we—humans and autocorrect—are unwilling to change." Why did we get so bad at typing? / Embedded

New accessibility features from Apple will allow your iPhone to speak in your voice, assisting communication for people with degenerative diseases. / TechRadar

"Plenty of other species manage fine with simpler languages or no language at all." Imagining a post-language future ushered in by AI. / Ribbonfarm

A history of the internet in TV and movies, where "going online" was a conscious, film-worthy event and there were so very many cables. / The Verge