GOOD DAY FOR:
With the help of a high-tech suit, a paralyzed woman completes the London Marathon over the course of 16 days. [Discovery News]
Orangutans at Miami's Jungle Island join the iPad generation by using a special Apple tablet app to communicate with their trainers. [Jezebel]
After a 10-year hiatus, the '90s band No Doubt reunites, planning to release a sixth studio album in September. [The Daily What]
BAD DAY FOR:
A new report finds that 40 percent of New York City's 911 calls were unintentional "butt dials." [Gothamist]
Thinking before you speak
Speaking to members of a conservative African-American organization, Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson suggests that women shouldn't be allowed to vote. [The Frisky]
Wearing hoodies in the boardroom
Ahead of Facebook's IPO, one analyst calls Mark Zuckerberg's penchant for hooded sweatshirts a "mark of immaturity" that reflects poorly on his abilities as a CEO. [Bloomberg]
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