Morning Open Thread

Good morning! Crowds gathered around Hong Kong's harbor this week to watch the arrival of a giant inflatable rubber duck. Created by a Dutch artist to transport a message of peace and harmony to all, it has been sailing the seas since 2007.

Your morning open thread begins below.


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