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

Hey, did you read:

• About the right-wing cyber attacks on the Affordable Care Act website? Tony Adler

• That some of the reddest states have some of the highest percentages of people who believe in climate change and support government limits on air pollution? —Connie Vaughn

• About yesterday, otherwise known as the current peak of the inexorable and unmatched craziness that is the Rob Ford scandal? Tal Rosenberg

• Whet Moser on an early-childhood intervention that’s been working well in Chicago since the 1960s? Steve Bogira

• Coya Paz’s dispatch from the latest in Lakeview residents’ endless campaign to keep poor queer kids of color out of their neighborhood? Sam Worley

• This ranking of U.S. Presidents based on narcissism, from Lyndon Johnson all the way down to Millard Fillmore? (The methodology is kind of dubious, but who cares?) Aimee Levitt

• That Mike Tyson has admitted to boxing while on cocaine and using a fake penis to pass drug tests? Mick Dumke

• About why not a single African-American threw a pitch or took a turn at bat in this year’s World Series? Steve Bogira

• About this awful, misogynistic (and ridiculous-looking) motivational speaker who goes into high schools and tells teenage girls how to be “dateable?” Gwynedd Stuart

• About the man who’s been awarded the world record for the largest collection of pizza boxes? Leor Galil