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Did you read about Cocks Not Glocks, Lou Reed, and Vin Scully?

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

Hey, did you read
• That everyone you know is on drugs because pharmaceuticals "are now being found just about everywhere scientists have looked for them in the environment"? Paul John Higgins

• About the people who try to prevent mass shootings? Tal Rosenberg

• About what the success of Asian Americans means for racial discrimination? Sue Kwong

• About Cocks Not Glocks, a group of University of Texas students protesting a law that will allow concealed weapons on campus next year by strapping on dildos (which are banned at UT)? Ryan Smith

• About Audrey Elrod, a woman who answered a Facebook spam message and subsequently became involved in a global fraud scheme? Tal Rosenberg

• About historians' quest to learn more about Sacagawea? Aimee Levitt

• That Lou Reed was a "monster," according to a new biography? Mike Sula

• Or hear Stephin Merritt deconstructing the song "Andrew in Drag"? Kate Schmidt

• How Vin Scully's moments of silence bring baseball to life? Steve Bogira

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