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Good day, bad day: May 16, 2012
A Texas man breaks the world record for longest guitar solo, while chaperones douse prom-goers with Lysol — and more winners and losers of today's news cycle
Patrick Swayze isn't the only one who got scolded for dirty dancing. Teens from Colorado had moves so nasty that chaperones reportedly sprayed them down with Lysol.
Patrick Swayze isn't the only one who got scolded for dirty dancing. Teens from Colorado had moves so nasty that chaperones reportedly sprayed them down with Lysol.
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OOD DAY FOR:

Moving from Zuck to Jobs
Aaron Sorkin, the snappy writer behind The Social Network, officially signs on to pen a Steve Jobs biopic based on Walter Isaacson's biography of the late Apple innovator. [Death & Taxes]

Relentless strumming
A Texas guitarist breaks the world record for longest guitar solo, surpassing the previous record of 24 hours and 18 minutes. [TIME]

Seeing-eye horses
The Illinois Senate approves a measure allowing miniature horses to accompany people with disabilities. [The Daily What]

 
BAD DAY FOR:

Extreme chaperoning
Two Colorado moms chaperoning a high school prom were so disgusted with the "dirty dancing" they witnessed that they reportedly sprayed teens with Lysol and called the girls "sluts" and "whores." [The Stir

Google goggles
A new report says that Google's much-hyped augmented reality glasses won't be nearly as cool as they appear in their promo video. [New Scientist]

Indulging a friend
A New York man implores his friend to shoot him in the leg so he can "see what it feels like." The friend complies, and is charged with reckless endangerment. [Newser]

For more winners and losers see: Good day, bad day: May 15, 2012

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