1. WORK: Great Chicago Reader essay on how the phrase “work hard, play hard” sometimes means the opposite, and how 35, single, and broke might not be the worst thing.
2. BOOKS: Troy, Michigan employed a creative campaign in reverse psychology to save their local library.
3. LGBTQ: William McGowan at Slate profiles an extortion ring that targeted closeted gay men in the 1960s.
4. CUTE: NPR reporter “interviews” his 5-year-old about why she cut her 3-year-old sister’s hair.
5. LANGUAGE: National Geographic has a slideshow of speakers of dying languages. Fun fact, a language dies every fourteen days.
6. WORDS: Think you read a lot? Think again. Nancy Pelosi is interviewed on her reading habits by the Atlantic Wire.
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