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Reader staffers share stories that fascinate, alarm, amuse, or inspire us.
Hey, did you read:
• About the anniversary of the 1995 heat wave that claimed the lives of 700 Chicagoans? —Gwynedd Stuart
• About the suspicious death of Sandra Bland, the Chicago woman who was recently arrested in Texas? —Drew Hunt
• About two entrepreneurs who are trying to use neuroscience to map the decisions of baseball players? —Tal Rosenberg
• How Hillary Clinton has started acting like a character in a Tolstoy novel? —Mick Dumke
• The New York Times on Chicago’s own Manual Cinema? —Sue Kwong
• About the fate of Kerry Conran, director of Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow, the film that “laid the foundations for today’s effects-driven blockbusters”? —Drew Hunt
• About a petition to add carvings of OutKast members Big Boi and André 3000 to Georgia’s Stone Mountain to go alongside Confederate leaders? —Ryan Smith
• The 2015 Emmy nominations? —Brianna Wellen
• That you can buy Donald Trump butt plugs? —Tyler Daswick