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

Hey, did you read:

• David Simon on how we live in two Americas? Tal Rosenberg

• That your genes probably determine your political leanings? Mick Dumke

• That India’s supreme court has reinstated a ban on gay sex that was struck down in 2009? Tony Adler

• About the guy who pretended to do sign language interpretation during Nelson Mandela’s memorial? Gwynedd Stuart

• About why waking up in the morning sucks so much? Aimee Levitt

• About why ACL injuries are on the rise in professional sports and what might be done to prevent them? Tal Rosenberg

• That the facial hair trend is hurting the shaving industry? Brianna Wellen

• That today is International Tango Day? Tony Adler

• About the $20 doughnut? Aimee Levitt