Reader staffers share stories that fascinate, alarm, amuse, or inspire us.
Hey, did you read:
• That the Ricketts family gave Scott Walker’s super PAC $5 million? —Drew Hunt
• This rare story of a Chinese female billionaire who built her fortune from scratch? (Her company makes the high-quality glass on your smart phones.) —Sue Kwong
• That California’s drought is steadily getting worse? —Drew Hunt
• How Walter Palmer’s “apology” for killing Cecil the lion is about avoiding responsibility, not accountability? —Sue Kwong
• About Year of the Woman, a long-lost documentary about women at the 1972 Democratic convention in Miami Beach? —Aimee Levitt
• About Lollapalooza “liquor gardening?” —Luca Cimarusti