1) Always on the search for new reading material (though less so since law school took all my free time hostage), I love Flavorwire’s piece where 50 cultural icons from Caroline Kennedy to Lil’ Jon share their favorite books.
3) A DEA agent used a woman’s name, likeness and biographical information to set up a phony Facebook page so he could communicate with drug dealers online. He also used photos of her children, all of which were taken from her seized cell phone.
5) Madewell touts itself as an all-American company founded in 1937, but the current company has no ties to the original Madewell brand. It’s a great article about how legacy brands are hot commodities.
7) Taco Bell is opening an upscale version called U.S. Taco Co. It’s everything I never knew I always wanted.
9) This infographic on how to store groceries for maximum shelf life contains some good information.
10) Has anyone every tried C.O. Bigelow’s Cold & Flu Soak? I’m intrigued, it looks kind of like Vicks Vapo-Rub that you bathe in.
11) The case of Brad Bishop, a former State Dept. employee who murdered his family in 1976 before going on the run, is one of the D.C. area’s most enduring mysteries. The Washington Post has a story about recent developments that suggest he may have died penniless in Alabama a few years ago.
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