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  • Dennis Rodman arriving in Pyongyang yesterday

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

Hey, did you read:

• That states and nations around the world are considering new approaches “because the ‘war on drugs’ is being convincingly won by drugs”? Mick Dumke

• That, per the soon-to-be pope emeritus, there are times when God seems to sleep at the wheel? Kate Schmidt

• That many people in Hong Kong live in apartments roughly the size of your office cubical (and an advocacy group took dramatic pictures of their living spaces from above)? Gwynedd Stuart

• That beer drinkers filed lawsuits accusing Budweiser of watering down the product? Tony Adler

This Q&A with Deadspin editor in chief Tommy Craggs on the reporting behind the Manti Te’o girlfriend hoax? Tal Rosenberg

• About Dennis Rodman’s visit to North Korea? —John Dunlevy

• That parents upset with their kid’s lack of playing time dug up a decade-old, R-rated film the basketball coach was in so that he would get canned? Kevin Warwick