That’s it for me for today, folks. Here are some tidbits from around the web. First, some dope links:

1. Due to the new marijuana law, Washington state cops are having to de-program their dogs so they don’t alert to the smell.

2. And Vicente Fox, visiting the same place, says it’s about dang time we ended the drug war.

3. Mike Bloomberg, on the other hand, is being Mike Bloomberg. Schmuck.

4. Moving on, here’s a cool galaxy visualization toy.

5. Scientists have revived moss that was buried under a glacier for 400 years.

6. Freddie de Boer has some grim advice for would-be young writers.

Here’s a pretty good joint off The National’s new album:

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See you tomorrow.

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Follow Ryan on Twitter @ryanlcooper. Ryan Cooper is a national correspondent at The Week. His work has appeared in The Washington Post, The New Republic, and The Nation.