1. BOOKS/CRAFTS: Etsy + Penguin classics = gorgeous, hand embroidered covers to Emma, Black Beauty, and The Secret Garden.
2. POLITICS: If Congress looked like America, what would it look like? More women, more black people, fewer Jews, fewer Protestants, less money.
3. SEX/WORK: Sudhir Venkatesh (author of Gangleader for a Day) sums up his findings on New York’s prostitution industry in infographic form.
5. TV/LOVE OF MY LIFE: NYMag follows the cast of much-missed Friday Night Lights to their new gigs.
6. BODY IMAGE/FAITH: Eating disorders are on the rise in orthodox Jewish communities, enough so that the Renfrew Center has started offering kosher options at its clinics.