What we're reading: Tuesday, June 11

Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at 6:11pm

Here at The City Paper we 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: How Snowden orchestrated a blockbuster story

From The Atlantic Wire: Sales of George Orwell's '1984' have gone up 3,100% in the last 24 hours

From The Tuscaloosa News: Remembering George Wallace’s infamous ‘Stand in the Schoolhouse Door’

From The Economist: How do Muslims observe Ramadan in places where the sun does not set

From The Washington Post: The government’s reliance on outside contractors to do intelligence work

From Deadspin: ESPN mentioned Tim Tebow 137 times in 120 minutes

From The Huffington Post’s Taste’s Tumblr: Breakfasts from around the world

From The New York Times: Swimming and the fear factor — the importance of learning to swim

From The Washington Post’sWonkblog: Moore’s Law, J. Edgar Hoover and the real roots of the NSA surveillance scandal

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