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

Hey, did you read:

• That the littlest player in the big leagues has the highest average? Steve Bogira

• About the uber campaign manager Uber has hired? Steve Bogira

• That the Ice Bucket Challenge is to Facebook what Ferguson is to Twitter? (With data!) Drew Hunt

• About news stories published directly to Snapchat? (“On one hand this is literally finger-painting. On the other, it’s not not news.”) Brianna Wellen

• This roundtable discussion about Taylor Swift’s awful new single and music video? Drew Hunt

• About Hobbit beers? Brianna Wellen

• About Mya Aaten-White, who was shot in Ferguson on August 12 and has still not been interviewed by police? Aimee Levitt