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Good day, bad day: April 3, 2012
Titanic gets an edit for the sake of science, while the Netherlands imperils its drug tourism industry — and more winners and losers of today's news cycle
Perhaps only the most dedicated "Titanic" fans will notice the altered star pattern in the night sky (not pictured), which was newly adjusted for historical accuracy in the 3D release of James Cameron's beloved film.
Perhaps only the most dedicated "Titanic" fans will notice the altered star pattern in the night sky (not pictured), which was newly adjusted for historical accuracy in the 3D release of James Cameron's beloved film.
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OOD DAY FOR:

Astronomical accuracy
After the persistent badgering of astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, James Cameron edits a scene in Titanic to reflect the historically accurate placement of stars in the night sky. [The Daily What]

Young job seekers
A new report finds that the class of 2012's average starting salary is $44,442, a 6.6 percent increase over the reported salary of the class of 2011. [Business Insider]

Lucky finds
A British man buys a $2 million sketch by Andy Warhol for $5 at a garage sale. [Death & Taxes]

BAD DAY FOR:

Separating the holy and profane
A priest in Northern Ireland mistakenly shows gay pornography during a presentation to families before their kids' First Communion ceremonies. [Newser]

Dope-smoking backpackers
The Netherlands is considering a new law that would bar non-residents from legally buying marijuana. [Gothamist]

Vitamin-D-deprived toddlers
Half of preschoolers don't go outside with a parent on a daily basis, according to a new study. [Discovery News]

For more winners and losers see: Good day, bad day: April 2, 2012

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