• The blue lady?

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

Hey, did you read:

• That the Large Hadron Collider is back in action? Drew Hunt

• About the end of open-outcry futures trading, which “was for many years a way for those with a blue-collar background to enter the white-collar world”? John Dunlevy

• That Chicago police stop and frisk citizens at even higher rates than cops in NYC? Mick Dumke

• About Bow Truss’s expanding local coffee empire and its response to repeated accusations from antigentrification activists? Kevin Warwick

• That Facebook is considering hosting the content of news sites within its own site? (The New York Times says the Times is expected to be one of the initial Facebook partners, but the NYT wouldn’t comment on its own story.) Steve Bogira

• About Anthony Bourdain’s new graphic novel? Brianna Wellen

• About PC Music’s showcase at SXSW? Drew Hunt