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Good day, bad day: March 27, 2012
Harry Potter fans celebrate a digital rebirth, while soccer buffs bemoan the U.S. squad's Olympic failure — and more winners and losers of today's news cycle
Digital publishing had its "Beatles moment" Tuesday, when the Harry Potter novels became available as ebooks for the first time.
Digital publishing had its "Beatles moment" Tuesday, when the Harry Potter novels became available as ebooks for the first time.
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OOD DAY FOR:

Chocolate lovers
A new study finds that healthy adults who regularly eat chocolate are thinner than those who don't. [Newser]

Setting a good example
Popular social sharing site Pinterest bans all content that glorifies eating disorders and other harmful behavior. [The Frisky]

Muggles 
J.K. Rowling's much-delayed compendium of Harry Potter knowledge, Pottermore, opens its e-book shop. [The Guardian]

BAD DAY FOR:

Olympic dreams
Thanks to a heartbreaking 3-2 loss to El Salvador, the U.S. men's soccer team fails to qualify for the London Olympics. [Opposing Views]

Cash-strapped candidates
GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich begins charging $50 per photo-op in an effort to keep his campaign afloat. [Huffington Post]

Desperate measures
An Austrian man cuts off his own foot in an attempt to continue receiving unemployment benefits. [The Daily What]

For more winners and losers see: Good day, bad day: March 26, 2012

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