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

Hey, did you read:

• That AT&T collects $10 million a year from the CIA to hand over phone records, including those of Americans’ international calls? Mick Dumke

• About the recent discovery of the oldest fossil of two fucking insects? (Hard evidence that screwing hasn’t changed much in 165 million years.) Steve Bogira

• About the 50th anniversary of the New York Review of Books? Tal Rosenberg

• This harrowing look at youth MMA leagues? Drew Hunt

• This truly awesome college admissions essay? Aimee Levitt

• This loving profile of 79th Street Video, a south-side video rental store that claims to have the city’s largest collection of martial arts movies? Ben Sachs

• That detective novelist P.D. James thinks she’s solved a cold case from 1931? Aimee Levitt

• About the meaning of New York City having a mayor who’s a Red Sox fan? Mick Dumke