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Thursday, March 19, 2015

Did you read about Sam Cooke, Birkenstocks, and Noel Gallagher?

Posted By on 03.19.15 at 11:40 AM

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

Hey, did you read:

• That paleontologists have discovered bones of a nine-foot, possibly bipedal crocodylomorph from the late Triassic Period in Chatham County, North Carolina, and named the animal Carnufex carolinesis (Latin for “Carolina butcher”)? Philip Montoro

• About the "white people only" stickers placed in some Texas businesses? Cassidy Ryan

• That the French parliament may set minimum weights for models to combat the persistence of anorexia? Steve Bogira

• About a murder-suicide in a Napa Valley vineyard? Mike Sula

• About the genesis of Sam Cooke's 50-year-old civil rights anthem "A Change is Gonna Come"? Aimee Levitt

• About the repackaging and resurgence of Birkenstocks, the clopping German sandal? Tal Rosenberg

• This compilation of 101 things Noel Gallagher has been pissed off at? (Well, on the record anyway.) Aimee Levitt

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