Welcome to a new feature of the CM blog: Friday Reads! In addition to sharing snippets of what’s going on in the tech and online world, we’ll be posting links to stories of interest that drew our attention over the past week. This week we showcase everything from Facebook to NASA to dolphins, along with an appearance by Dr. Peter Venkman. Enjoy!
• How the end came for a bookstore giant
AROUND THE COUNTRY
• Chesapeake Bay muddy, filled with sediment from tropical storm runoff
• Drought costing the country $8.5 billion – and that’s just in three states
• NASA team awarded Service to America medals for aiding in Chilean Miner rescue
• New gold rush out West