Tuesday lunchtime linkage

Everybody’s identity is getting stolen up in here [LiveScience]
It’s the anniversary of the first WTC bombing [History Channel]
Thomas Pynchon’s new novel is set in pre-9/11 NYC [Guardian]
The Mets are back in the pyramid scheme business. Sigh [Capital]
Tweens are hoarding URLs to feel powerful, because tweens are idiots [NYO]
The Brooklyn Botanic Garden is getting a tree house! [Inhabitat]
Why Joe Lhota will never be mayor [The Awl]
Sex toys that aren’t worth it [HowAboutWe]
Dov Hikind issues terrible apology, continues being terrible [NYDN]