One billion waffles sold! Credit: Billy Hathorn

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

Hey, did you read:

 • Paul Krugman on what Donald Trump gets right? (It comes clarified: “So am I saying that Mr. Trump is better and more serious than he’s given credit for being? Not at all—he is exactly the ignorant blowhard he seems to be.”) —Kate Schmidt

• About the dirtiest places on an airplane? —Brianna Wellen

• That Waffle House sold its billionth waffle to a lady in Atlanta who also got an awesome commemorative plaque? —Gwynedd Stuart

• About the early Igor Stravinsky work that once was lost but now is found? —Tony Adler

• This taxonomy of the different types of classic Chicago dwellings? —Aimee Levitt

• That Stephen Colbert’s Late Show debut was pretty good? —Ryan Smith

• That entrepreneurship is no longer for the lower to middle class? —Brianna Wellen