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Good day, bad day: February 27, 2012
Angelina Jolie's right leg gets a Twitter handle, while Jeremy Lin struggles to lock down the rights to his own name — and more winners and losers of today's news cycle 
 
Angelina Jolie made a point of showing off her right leg during Sunday's Oscars, and the Twitterverse made a point of mocking her for it the next day.
Angelina Jolie made a point of showing off her right leg during Sunday's Oscars, and the Twitterverse made a point of mocking her for it the next day.
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GOOD DAY FOR: 

Would-be moms
New stem cell research sheds light on a potential way for women to replenish their supply of eggs, even after their biological clocks have ticked down. [Discovery News]

Leggy memes
Less than 24 hours after the Oscars, Angelina Jolie's right leg, which made several flash appearances during the awards show, gets a Twitter account. [TIME]

Uggie the dog
He may not have won for Best Supporting Actor, but the thespian pooch still got an Oscar. [BuzzFeed]

BAD DAY FOR:

PETA
Newly released documents suggest that the animal-rights group kills a majority of the animals it takes in at its Virginia headquarters. [Newser]

Children's literature
The world learns that Jan Berenstain, the co-creator of the Berenstain Bear books, passed away on Friday. [The Daily What]

Jeremy Lin
The Knicks overnight sensation discovers he may have to buy the rights to his own name, because a Chinese company trademarked it a year ago "for a measly $700." [Business Insider]

For more winners and losers see: Good day, bad day: February 24, 2012

 

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