Yea, it's Monday, and we're delivering worrying news about office reopenings, convenience versus sustainability on e-commerce, and the strange dreams of child management consultants.
"What was next" trivia: On this day in 1943, what environmental threat was first reported in Los Angeles? Hint: Some residents initially thought it was a chemical weapons attack.
- Credit to reader Beverly Miller for being the first to note that someone survived a jump off the Brooklyn Bridge for the first time on July 23, 1886.
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Today's Smart Brevity count: 1,168 words ... 4.5 minutes.