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Good day, bad day: April 27, 2012
A Mexican mom celebrates the impending birth of nonuplets, while a disturbing art project threatens a lamb's life — and more winners and losers of today's news cycle
 
This little lamb's life is in the hands of the internet, which will cumulatively vote if it should live or die.
This little lamb's life is in the hands of the internet, which will cumulatively vote if it should live or die.
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GOOD DAY FOR:

One-upping Octomom
A Mexican woman is reportedly pregnant with nonuplets — that's nine babies. [Newser]

Playing fetch
A new study finds that, just like humans, dogs experience the mood-lifting phenomenon known as "runner's high." [Discovery News]

Kids proving their sophistication
New research finds that the plastic toys found in Happy Meals aren't a major draw for kids anymore. [Consumerist]

BAD DAY FOR:

Sacrificial lambs
Two German art students construct a fluorescent guillotine and encourage the internet to vote on whether a lamb should live or die by it. [The Daily What]

Age-appropriate presentations
The children of State Department workers are subjected to a racy Q&A about the Secret Service prostitution scandal on "Take Your Child to Work Day." [Reuters]

The Biebs' global outreach
Justin Bieber infuriates Indonesian fans by referring to Indonesia as "some random country" where he recorded a track for his upcoming album. [Gawker]

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

 

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