What we're reading: Monday, Aug. 5

Monday, August 5, 2013 at 6:42pm

Here at The City Paper we come across, filter and digest a large amount of information daily on the Internet. Here’s a rundown of some of the recent stories City Paper staffers find interesting and worth sharing.

From The New York Times: Tom Hanks loves typewriters

From The Boston Globe: Three groups say their bids topped John Henry’s for Globe

From Smithsonian: Heroic scientists turn used coffee grounds into booze

From Quartz: If you think cybercrime is scary now, wait until hackers can control all of your personal objects

From Science Blogs: Antivaccine legislators are at it again

From Daily Mail: Pictured: Incredible deep-sea glow worm called 'Unicorn of Sea' can grow to 100 ft

From The Washington Post: Letter from Donald Graham on sale of Post

From Storify: The unmasking of a Twitter thug (with images, tweets)

From the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists: Not all secrets are alike

From PBS NewsHour: Mars rover mission team celebrates one year

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