Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Did you read about the Oklahoma tornado, Hillary Rodham Clinton, and Phil Jackson?

Posted By on 05.21.13 at 11:01 AM

Phil Jackson, 2003
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  • Phil Jackson, 2003
Reader staffers share stories that fascinate, amuse, or inspire us.

Hey, did you read:

• That the Oklahoma tornado puts that state's senators in a sticky situation? Tony Adler

• Farai Chideya writing in the Nation on how to solve journalism's class and color crisis? Tal Rosenberg

• That Jann Wenner's 22-year-old son and recent Brown University graduate Gus Wenner is taking the reins of Rollingstone.com? (Talk about an extravagant graduation present.) Leor Galil

• That a little-known mathematician has made a breakthrough on Twin Prime Conjecture? ("Just very suddenly, an idea came to my mind," Yitang Zhang said.) Steve Bogira

• That there are big bucks to be made off female anxiety, whether about breast cancer (the test for the BRCA mutation now made famous by Angelina Jolie is $3,000) or fertility
(yet another freeze-your-eggs-now proselyte has popped up, urging all women over 35 to undergo the $9,000-$13,000 procedure)? (Of course, neither is covered by insurance.) Kate Schmidt

• That a biopic may be in the works about a certain Hillary Rodham Clinton? Mick Dumke

• About grocery shopping with Phil Jackson? Aimee Levitt

• That the anchored putting stroke, used by the winners of four of the last six major championships, has been banned, effective 2016? (There goes my chance to break 80.) Steve Bogira

• That NASA has finally decided to start 3-D printing pizza? Finally. Kevin Warwick

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