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Did you read about Williamsburg, the Super Bowl, and Trent Reznor?

Posted By on 01.29.14 at 11:27 AM

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

Hey, did you read:

• That the House of Representatives has just replied to Obama's State of the Union address by passing a farm bill that cuts $8.6 billion in food stamps while increasing a cap on subsidies to farmers from $50,000 to $125,000? Kate Schmidt

• That talking about your lack of sleep actually makes you more tired? Brianna Wellen

• How buying a house at the age of 21 is actually not impossible? Kevin Warwick

Rolling Stone's latest tale of religious insanity, sex, and murder? Aimee Levitt

• That English speakers lack the words to describe smells? Aimee Levitt

• What Gawker voters deemed the Williamsburg (and Bushwick) of a whole bunch of cities (the Williamsburg of Portland is Portland, by the by)? Kevin Warwick

• That the kickoff time might push the Super Bowl off the medals podium in the global audience numbers race? Jessica Cohn

• Trent Reznor's "fuck you" tweet after his set was interrupted the Grammys? (And the corresponding apology from Grammys executive producer Ken Ehrlich)? Lisa Schulz

• About the conflicting nature of Elliott Smith's new "EDM" songs? Leor Galil

• That Willis Earl Beal dropped a new EP, A Place That Doesn't Exist? Leor Galil

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