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Good day, bad day: February 14, 2012
Steak lovers get a meaty Valentine treat, while Malaysia cracks down on the romantic holiday — and more winners and losers of today's news cycle
 
What if those pretty red petals were made of meat? That's the genius behind one U.K. farmer's "steak bouquet" this Valentine's Day.
What if those pretty red petals were made of meat? That's the genius behind one U.K. farmer's "steak bouquet" this Valentine's Day.
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GOOD DAY FOR:

Internet addicts
A tech firm introduces a "spray-on wi-fi" that can boost phone reception and "turn just about anything into an antenna." [Discovery News]

The steak lover in your life
A butcher in the U.K. creates the "Steak Bouquet": A bunch of roses made out of meat, for men who don't want cards or chocolates on Valentine's Day. [The Daily What]

Wordplay
A new poll reveals that one in 10 Words With Friends players say the game has "directly led to a hookup." [VentureBeat]

BAD DAY FOR:

Privacy
Malaysia's government commemorates Valentine's Day by raiding motels and arresting more than 80 Muslims for sharing rooms with their lovers. [Death & Taxes]

Baby talk
New research suggests that babies can understand much of what adults say to them by the time they are 6 months old. [io9]

Childhood innocence
A father in Utah accidentally plays a pornographic video instead of "The Smurfs" at his kid's birthday party. [Associated Press]

For more winners and losers see: Good day, bad day: February 13, 2012

 

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