How is your cheeseburger habit threatening America’s drinking water supply? Where is climate change threatening to cause a nuclear meltdown? When did Ronald Reagan’s nine most terrifying words become a lot less scary to his own party’s voters? Why do doctors make colonoscopies more unpleasant than they have to be? Whose $110 million home purchase is making a compelling case for a mansion tax? What tech giant tried to censor its antitrust regulator? 

The answers to these questions and much more can be found below in today’s edition of Sirota’s Signals, a weekly dose of must-read stories, missed nuggets, and fun-but-worthwhile distractions from Lever founder David Sirota, exclusively for paid subscribers.