A Finnish man has created the toughest sudoku ever, which he says “will normally take days to solve by logic.” If you’re currently feeling lazy and hungover, just click the link on the Post article that says, “CLICK HERE TO SEE THE ANSWERS.” [NYP]
If you haven’t already seen it, the Times has an in-depth look at the DeFarra Gaymon story. [NYT]
California’s Claremont School of Theology is going to start training rabbis, pastors, and imams all under the same roof. [Time]
The U.S. may finally do like Europe and Japan and get high-speed bullet trains. [CNN]
Police have arrested 17-year-old Yashua Plair in connection with the attack on a 15-year-old Mexican boy on Staten Island – the eleventh bias attack in the borough since April. [NY1]
You don’t have to be a Marvel uber-nerd to enjoy the latest “origin story” based movie starring Scarlett Johansson – it’s so well done, you don’t even need to know anything about Marvel to be entertained on a face-value level
There is always much complaining about how hard it is to fire city workers when they misbehave, thanks to union rules that handcuff managers. But all other agencies are in the minor leagues compared with the city's elections board.