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- Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren fended off attacks from underdog moderate challengers during last night's Democratic debate.
- You can also read a recap of the "wildest" moments from the night, which includes Marianne Williamson’s defense against the dark arts.
- What do you do if you have misophonia—a hatred for common everyday sounds?
- The Hollywood Reporter has a feature on the excellent new season of Succession, which has become the perfect show for the Trump era.
- Sleater-Kinney talked to the Times about their upcoming new album and Janet Weiss abruptly leaving the band: Carrie Brownstein's "eyes welled up. 'I just realize that there’s nothing that feels like this band. I don’t know why you wouldn’t want to do it.'"
- Here's an off-beat suggestion on how to bond with your cat.
- Bustle Digital Group, which owns Gawker, laid off the website's entire staff yesterday and called off its planned September relaunch.
- Since the Great Recession, the average workweek across the city has fallen 1.4 hours: "We have more jobs than ever, but they’re not good jobs, and New Yorkers are struggling to cobble together the income that’s needed to get by in the city."
- Jezebel has a piece on the conflict happening within the women's rights movement about what Planned Parenthood should be.
- A 21-year-old man reportedly jumped 16 floors to his death from a Midtown rooftop bar.
- Comedian Josh Gondelman writes about dealing with stress after his creative escape became his day job.
- This map breaks down approximately how many years of income it takes to buy a home in every U.S. county.
- And finally, this dog has no idea what's going on:
Okay Doggie Twitter, okay @darth, I see you your doggie-in-a-backpack on the subway and raise you:
In a backpack
On a bike
In Central Park
This doggie jockey was riding his human so fast they were passing everyone else! pic.twitter.com/poHAoyKWWi
— Jason Healey (@Jason_Healey) July 30, 2019