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Did you read about Ambien, TipsForJesus, and the Statue of Liberty?

Posted By on 12.03.13 at 11:57 AM

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Reader staffers share stories that fascinate, amuse, or inspire us.

Hey, did you read:

• About why so many farmers are killing themselves? Mike Sula

• That Londoners staged a "die-in" to protest cycling deaths? Gwynedd Stuart

• Ian Parker on Ambien and the search for a new insomnia drug? Tal Rosenberg

• About why we love lists so much (also known as an explanation for the continued existence of Buzzfeed)? Aimee Levitt

• Or see Liu Xue's "hybrid sculptures"? Tony Adler

• About TipsForJesus, a group of college football fans who are leaving thousand-dollar tips for servers across the country? Brianna Wellen

• A former CIA officer's assault on the NFL's jingoism? Steve Bogira

• That the sculptor of the Sin City Lady Liberty is suing the U.S. Postal Service for putting her, instead of the New York version, on the "forever" stamp? Deanna Isaacs

• That Lorna Donley, front woman from local 80s postpunk band DA!, unexpectedly passed away yesterday? Luca Cimarusti

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