"I for one welcome our new insect overlords." Credit: Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images

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

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• About how South America has become a safe haven for many of the Catholic Church’s alleged child molesters? Tal Rosenberg

• About the inner lives of the “animal intelligentsia” (i.e., dolphins, elephants, dogs, etc)? Kate Schmidt

• About Donald Trump’s wife, Melania, a Slovene model? Kate Schmidt

• That for $2.3 million you can live in one of Harry Weese’s glassy riverside townhouses? Mike Sula

• About the Cuban hardcore bands playing Chicago tonight and tomorrow? Leor Galil

• The oral history of the cult classic Stella, made by the makers of Wet Hot American Summer? Sue Kwong

• These ads from the 70s for cocaine accessories? Brianna Wellen