Hard to believe, but theyre kosher.
  • Hard to believe, but they’re kosher.

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

Hey, did you read:

• That part of the reason Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 hasn’t been found is because the oceans are polluted? Drew Hunt

• About how 911 response times in Chicago vary by neighborhood? John Dunlevy

• About age bias in Silicon Valley‘s tech community? Tal Rosenberg

• That an activist claiming to be Darth Vader is running for president of Ukraine? Mick Dumke

• About new findings that suggest the 14th-century bubonic plague was actually a pneumonic plague, spread through the air? Tony Adler

Meg Wolitzer on the inspiration for her novel The Interestings? Aimee Levitt

• Or see this map of baseball fandoms, at least based on Facebook “likes”? Aimee Levitt

• About how Ritz’s new bacon-flavored crackers are also kosher? Aimee Levitt