Reader staffers share stories that fascinate, alarm, amuse, or inspire us.
Hey, did you read:
• About New York Public Library Labs, which is not only undertaking the digitization of the library’s collections but developing things like the NYC Space-Time Directory, a “searchable atlas of New York City’s past stitched together from the pages of old maps”? —Kate Schmidt
• About this $1.7 billion proposal to build a ridiculously posh NFL stadium in the Los Angeles area that features a premium lounge with a 175-foot retractable glass wall, 22,500 square feet of exterior video boards, and valet parking inside the stadium? —Ryan Smith