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  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg doesn’t have time for your shit.

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

Hey, did you read:

• That only 250 fans showed up for a big-league baseball game in Oakland in April 1979, but 250 fewer fans will see the White Sox play the Orioles this afternoon in Baltimore? (Because of the state of emergency in Baltimore, today’s game won’t be open to the public.) Steve Bogira

• About Hillary Clinton’s call to “change the era of mass incarceration” and confront racial disparities in the criminal justice system? Mick Dumke

• That Lake Michigan is so clear right now that you can see shipwrecks from the air? Aimee Levitt

• About the unmanned Russian cargo spacecraft that’s in the process of crashing to Earth? Ben Sachs

• About Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s awesomeness during yesterday’s Supreme Court hearing on same-sex marriage? Aimee Levitt

• That an Oregon wastewater treatment operator is challenging home brewers to make beer with treated sewage water? Drew Hunt

• About a town in south Florida that’s a refuge for registered sex offenders? Tal Rosenberg

• An interview with sociologist and photographer David Schalliol—illustrated with his work? John Dunlevy