Did you read about Hillary Clinton, Team USA, and Swingers? | Bleader

Did you read about Hillary Clinton, Team USA, and Swingers?


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Hey, did you read:

• That the 2016 presidential race is clearly under way, now that the biggest left-leaning super PAC in the country has announced it's raising money for Hillary Clinton? Mick Dumke

• About Susanne Atanus, a Republican hoping to go up against Jan Schakowsky in this year's congressional election? (She says autism, dementia, and tornadoes are signs that "God is angry" about abortion and same-sex marriage. She's also got some novel ideas about the stock market crash of 1929.) Tony Adler

• About Mayor Emanuel's latest bright idea? (He announced plans yesterday for an ongoing, citywide light-show spectacular that will "make nighttime in Chicago an experience unto itself.") Steve Bogira

• This map of each country's liquor of choice? (Gin is the big loser.) Brianna Wellen

• How setting the thermostat a little lower could help you lose weight? Julia Thiel

• What famous works of literature would be called if they were given new click-bait titles? ("Watch this kid burst into tears when he's refused some more porridge.") Aimee Levitt

• About how the pope plans to address Internet trolls? Keshia Bardney

• That the official Team USA Olympics gear was revealed today (and that it's made in the USA and is superexpen$ive)? Jessica Cohn

• The incredibly long oral history of Swingers? Kevin Warwick

• About the members of a retirement community in Germany who re-created images from famous movies for their annual calendar? Drew Hunt