The Drink of the Motherland: Gary Shteyngart drops wisdom on his ancestral vodka drinking, and moderation. The money quote: “If you limit yourself to five or six drinks a day, you’re fine.” [Esquire]

The Best Things in Life are Free: Gizmodo offers 16 reasons to jailbreak your iPhone (now that it’s legal). [Gizmodo]

The Second Jet Was Too Much, Really: Maybe you should buy less stuff, the New York Times helpfully suggests. [NYTimes]

Submit to Politeness!: These vintage Japanese subway etiquette posters are today’s coolest thing we’ve ever seen. [Pink Tentacle]

—R.B.

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