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"Gay Christmas," illuminated drones finishing monuments, a portable record player and more this week

NYC to Require Salary Ranges Be Included in Job Postings Starting in November, a new NYC law will go into effect that requires companies with at least four employees to include the lowest and highest salaries for any job it posts. These incomes must accurately reflect what the company will be ready to pay prospective hires. Colorado made pay transparency mandatory earlier this year, and …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Neuroscience breakthrough, next-level watch news, a celebration of Mexican craft and more from around the web

Neuroscientists Observe The Formation of a Memory in a Living Brain A team of scientists from the University of Southern California watched zebra fish forming “fearful” brain memories, an observation that revealed a complex system of synaptic rewiring. The neuroscientists witnessed this overhaul of connections through imaging under a microscope, where memories blossomed in a fluorescent green color. This breakthrough, which, according to Wired, supports …

Making Mischief: A Maurice Sendak Appreciation

Gregory Maguire’s Making Mischief is an ode to and exploration of Maurice Sendak, the esteemed children’s book author and illustrator. Uncovering Sendak’s aesthetic influences, motifs and the nuance with which he afforded adolescent imagination, Maguire (who wrote The Wicked Witch of the West as well as other children’s stories) comprehensively examines Sendak’s impactful work and how it created mythical worlds that adroitly weave the fun and …