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  • The Washington Post reports that evidence is growing that "young people who work outside the home, or who surged into bars and restaurants when states relaxed shutdowns, are infecting their more vulnerable elders, especially family members."
  • Rep. Louie Gohmert, a Texas Republican who has refused to wear a mask, has reportedly tested positive for the coronavirus.
  • Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh has apparently been urging his colleagues to consider avoiding decisions in major disputes over abortion and Democratic subpoenas for Donald Trump's financial records: "Throughout the recent court session, as Kavanaugh revealed a desire to avoid certain thorny dilemmas, the newest justice also demonstrated a pattern of trying to publicly appeal to both sides."
  • Have you been "wokefished?" Apparently some people are pretending to be progressive to get dates on apps.
  • Psychologists believe a woman suffering from depression may have developed a condition called zoanthropy, believing that she is a chicken.
  • Xi’an Famous Foods is closing their Upper West Side location "due to [the] financial pressures of COVID-19."
  • Madonna is apparently a coronavirus conspiracy theorist.
  • Are you planning a big trip for 2022 and/or whenever it is safe to do so again? You're not alone.
  • Get a first look at the upcoming Ryan Murphy Netflix show Ratched, starring Sarah Paulson as the villain from One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest.
  • What does the world look like to a beetle? Scientists strapped a camera to one to find out.
  • Watch the cinematic music video for Phoebe Bridger's "I Know The End."
  • And finally, this is how we should consider motivating people for physical therapy: