OOD DAY FOR:
The MTA, New York City's subway authority, begins using recorded bird calls to lure pigeons off subway tracks. [The New York Times]
Waiting in line
Some doctors are compensating patients who endure long waits with cash or gifts. [The Daily]
Exercising your fandom
New York Sports Club offers a free "Train Like a Tribute" class, with exercises inspired by the action in The Hunger Games. [New York Daily News]
BAD DAY FOR:
Video surfaces of a three-year-old boy in a wheelchair being subjected to an invasive TSA pat-down on his way to Disney World. [BuzzFeed]
Promotional photos for Starbucks' new juice bars show a chalkboard on which the word "vegetables" is prominently misspelled. [Huffington Post]
Researchers are developing a saliva test that will detect recent marijuana use in the hopes of creating a "marijuana breathalyzer." [Death & Taxes]
For more winners and losers see: Good day, bad day: March 16, 2012
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