OOD DAY FOR:
Nevada becomes the first state to license Google's self-driving car for testing on public streets. [Death & Taxes]
Thin Mint devotees
The Girl Scouts partner with Nestlé to create Nestlé Crunch Girl Scout Candy Bars, which will hit shelves this June in Thin Mint, Caramel & Coconut, and Peanut Butter Creme varieties. [TIME]
A New Jersey roofer leaps into a vat of acid to save his co-worker, who fell nearly 40 feet through a collapsed roof into the dangerous liquid. [Gothamist]
BAD DAY FOR:
Swing state greasy spoons
A group of DC doctors pushes the White House to ban staged photo-ops that depict the president or the first family eating unhealthy foods such as burgers or hot dogs. [Newser]
Social media squeamishness
A Houston hospital plans to live tweet a brain operation and post the photos on Pinterest. [CNN]
Hastily hitting send
Eastern Michigan University accidentally fails its entire student body when it sends every student an academic expulsion letter intended for only a few. [The Stir]
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