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

Hey, did you read:

• That three out of five Americans now support same-sex marriage, the highest rate ever? Mick Dumke

• Nathaniel Rich’s overview of the nightmare of the West Memphis Three? Tal Rosenberg

• The infrastructure report card? Tony Adler

• That race likely wasn’t the reason Abigail Fisher, the white “victim” of affirmative action, was denied admission to the University of Texas? (She’s the plaintiff in the crucial case the Supreme Court will rule on soon.) Steve Bogira

• How the shift to flat-screen technology has resulted in huge stockpiles of obsolete CRT monitors and televisions? —John Dunlevy

• That Christoph Niemann has created an iPhone/iPad app? Aimee Levitt

• That Anne-Marie Slaughter is now touring as a work-life-balance rock star (trip to SXSW included)? Kate Schmidt

• That Peter Murphy, Godfather of Goth, drives a Subaru Forester (whilst under the influence)? Gwynedd Stuart