Did you read about Chicago's loudness, Dr. Seuss, and Nickelback? | Bleader

Did you read about Chicago's loudness, Dr. Seuss, and Nickelback?


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Looks pretty, right? Well, its fuckin loud too.
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  • Looks pretty, right? Well, it's fuckin' loud too.

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

Hey, did you read:

• That maybe the Big Bang never happened? Drew Hunt

• That Sao Paulo, Brazil's largest and richest city, is facing a severe water crisis? Ben Sachs

• The Guardian's investigation into former Chicago police detective Richard Zuley and his interrogation techniques in Chicago and at Guantanamo Bay? John Dunlevy

• That Chicago is one of the loudest places in the United States? Mick Dumke

• How Chicago is drawing Asian investors to the Midwest? Sue Kwong

• About whether or not Google X stole an architect's life's work? Qudsiya Siddiqui

• About these genetically modified apples? Drew Hunt

• That a new Dr. Seuss book will be released in July? Brianna Wellen

• This oral history of the Upright Citizens Brigade? Brianna Wellen

• About the guy who listened to 168 hours of Nickelback for charity? Cassidy Ryan

• These motivational posters pairing cute, cuddly animals with depressing philosophical reflections? (Sample: "Society cares about the individual only insofar as he is profitable." —Simone de Beauvoir, illustrated by meerkats) Kate Schmidt

• An alien's take on the Westminster Dog Show? Aimee Levitt