The High Life:If D.C. legalizes pot, could it turn into a city of helpless stoners? Well, no, but Emily Miller’s latest column somewhat dubiously warns of the perils of marijuana, anyway. -4

Danger Zone: This Australian newspaper dubbed D.C. an international “thievery hotspot,” warning tourists to beware of gangs. -3

Faulty Fandom: Buzzfeed rounded up the five worst Pigskins fans: George Zimmerman, Rob Ford, Gilbert Gottfried, Tom Cruise, and Dan Snyder. -5

Riding Cycles:  This interesting interactive shows that Capital Bikeshare riders use the bikes to travel to the center of the city (presumably for work)—-and that everyone is really good at returning their bikes on time. +3

Yesterday’s Needle rating: 74 Today’s score: -9 Today’s Needle rating: 65