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Did you read about Hemingway's cats, tainted horse meat, and a monkey at IKEA?

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Ernest Hemingway: Lolcats progenitor?
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Hey, did you read:

That 60 Minutes called Chicago "the false-confession capital"? Mick Dumke

The article in the Verge on Chicago's attempt to go paperless? Tal Rosenberg

This New York Times op-ed arguing that President Obama ought not nominate Susan Rice as secretary of state? ("She has shown a surprising and unsettling sympathy for Africa’s despots," says the journalist who runs the Africa Talks website.) Steve Bogira

About the "sworn virgins" of the Balkans (with thanks to Achy Obejas)? Tony Adler

About the Desiree Rogers era at Johnson Publishing? Deanna Isaacs

About how Ernest Hemingway's cats became a federal case? (With cat video!) Jerome Ludwig

That doping is turning Europe off U.S. horse meat? Mike Sula

About the pet monkey who went to IKEA this weekend? Ben Sachs

This video of penguins crying out for a falling comrade? Asher Klein

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