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  • Sharks are people, too?

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

Hey, did you read:

• That Jeff Bezos says he clicked on the Washington Post by mistake, according to Andy Borowitz? (Bezos realized his online shopping error “when he saw an unusual charge for two hundred and fifty million dollars on his American Express statement.”) Steve Bogira

• “The Inequality That Matters,” by Megan McArdle? (“The problem is not the top incomes; it’s the distance between the 25th percentile, and the 75th.” Steve Bogira

• This open letter from Gene Weingarten to Jeff Bezos? Aimee Levitt

• An argument that A-Rod is the scapegoat for a list of misdeeds by Major League Baseball? Mick Dumke

• Also, that sharks are people too—or at least that they have personalities like we do? Mick Dumke

• That Cameron Frye’s house in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off is back on the market? Tal Rosenberg

• About Jane Lotter, the Seattle woman who wrote her own obituary? Gwynedd Stuart

• Or see these crazy pictures of an abandoned record warehouse? Gwynedd Stuart

• That an early film by Orson Welles has been rediscovered? (Former Reader film critic Dave Kehr has the scoop.) Drew Hunt

• That longtime Sun-Times arts editor Laura Emerick is the new digital media editor for the CSO? Deanna Isaacs

• About the Hunger Games-themed summer camp? Aimee Levitt