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Good day, bad day: March 28, 2012
Jeremy Lin forgives the editor of an offensive headline, while hard-working students discover their labor was in vain — and more winners and losers of today's news cycle
 
Elementary school kids might want to hold off on that homework, as new research says it hold little benefit until high school.
Elementary school kids might want to hold off on that homework, as new research says it hold little benefit until high school.

GOOD DAY FOR:

Our Apple overlords
A new survey finds that half of all U.S. households own at least one Apple product. [USA Today]

Anxious twenty-somethings
A report finds that 70 percent of people over 40 said they were not truly happy until the age of 33. [Business Insider]

Being the bigger person
New York Knicks star Jeremy Lin is spotted lunching with the fired ESPN editor responsible for the infamous "chink in the armor" headline. [Newser]

BAD DAY FOR:

Getting away with it
News leaks that the 9/11 memorial CEO skipped last month's ceremony honoring the 1993 World Trade Center bombing victims in favor of a ski trip. [Gothamist]

Tween know-it-alls
Research finds that primary school homework has no real benefits, and that only high school students benefit from after-school work. [Gawker]

That last shred of privacy
In the future, advertisers will reportedly be able to track your eye movements over a computer screen in real time, analyzing what you're be thinking based on blinks and pupil dilations. [Slate]

For more winners and losers see: Good day, bad day: March 27, 2012

 

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