Hey, Lincoln, missing something? Credit: gage skidmore

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

Hey, did you read:

• About the sculpture of Lincoln’s hand that’s been stolen from the Kankakee County Museum? Kate Schmidt

• Cord Jefferson on being diagnosed with a heart conditionTal Rosenberg

• That Cale Hartmann, comedian Beth Stelling’s ex-boyfriend who she says raped her, has come forward to deny the accusations? Meanwhile, another comedian, Courtney Pauroso, says that Hartmann raped her, too, when she tried to break up with him. Aimee Levitt

• About the nightclub bouncer who wore a GoPro all New Year’s Eve to show us how terrible the world is? Luca Cimarusti

• The “Caviar of Cantaloupe,” by former Reader writer Tori Marlan? Steve Bogira

• About Ashima Shiraishi, a 14-year-old New Yorker who is already being called the most talented rock climber in the world?Tal Rosenberg

• That a new study posits that deep sleep wards off Alzheimer’s? —Brianna Wellen

• About the Peeping Tom rabbi of Washington, D.C.? Aimee Levitt