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Did you read about goat heads, Johnny Utah, and hipster bingo?

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

Hey, did you read:

• That Texas, the state that led the way in standardized testing, is considering cutting back? Steve Bogira

• This Atlantic report explaining why chemotherapy and expensive medications are so much cheaper in developing countries? Ben Sachs

• That USA Today is (basically) nixing the term "illegal immigrant"? ("Undocumented immigrant, undocumented worker and unauthorized immigrant are acceptable terms — depending on accuracy, clarity and context — for foreign nationals who are in the country illegally.") Gwynedd Stuart

• About Maine's North Pond Hermit, caught after 27 years of living in the woods and stealing supplies to survive? —John Dunlevy

• That someone left the head of a goat at Wrigley Field yesterday for Cubs ownership? Mick Dumke

• The 1970 interview that Roger Ebert conducted with a drunken Lee Marvin for Esquire magazine? Tal Rosenberg

• That the Point Break remake has found a director to inevitably disgrace the legacy of Johnny Utah? Kevin Warwick

• That hipsters are getting into bingo (thanks, in part, to Billy Corgan)? Aimee Levitt

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