“I’ll start with an apology. I’m about to tell you a story about pigeons and buildings—particularly New York City buildings—and once you’re done, you may not see those buildings in the same light ever again.” FastCo: How one company has pigeon-proofed all of New York City.

+ WaPo (Gift Article): We asked Emmanuel the TikTok-interrupting emu about his sudden fame. (It’s nice when the internet does what it was designed to do…)

+ A McDonald’s and Dairy Queen In Missouri Are Having a ‘Sign War,’ And Things Are Getting Real Messy Real Fast. (It’s also nice when a fast food sign does what the internet was designed to do…)