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  • RIP Harold Ramis

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

Hey, did you read:

• That China’s smog problem is being compared to a nuclear winter? Leor Galil

• About the myth of mobility? (Economic mobility hasn’t declined in recent years; there just wasn’t much to begin with.) Steve Bogira

• About grown-ups who take the SAT (and don’t score very well)? Aimee Levitt

• About the developing field of critical sleep studies, recent work in which includes a Marxist analysis of the tossing and turning you might have done last night? Kate Schmidt

• That the National Enquirer has settled a libel suit over a story about Philip Seymour Hoffman by paying for a playwriting prize created in his honor? Ben Sachs

• Obama’s statement on Harold Ramis’s death? (It included a Caddyshack quote.) Lisa Schulz

• That Adam Dunn will likely attend the Oscars? (He’s hoping that Dallas Buyers Club, the film in which he appeared and invested, doesn’t whiff.) Steve Bogira