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Good day, bad day: May 18, 2012
A $90 million New York penthouse smashes records, while a teen finds an unpleasant surprise at Arby's — and more winners and losers of today's news cycle
 
A Michigan teen reportedly bit into something other than roast beef in his Arby's sandwich.
A Michigan teen reportedly bit into something other than roast beef in his Arby's sandwich.
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GOOD DAY FOR:

Ostentatious displays of wealth
A mystery buyer breaks a New York City record by shelling out more than $90 million for a duplex luxury penthouse in midtown Manhattan. [Gothamist]

Falling into love
A California woman gains a new pet when she rescues a weeks-old puppy that literally fell from the sky. The pup was likely dropped by a passing hawk. [The Daily What

At least something on Twitter being private
Twitter introduces a Do Not Track privacy option, which prevents Twitter from giving your personal information to advertisers. [Death & Taxes]

BAD DAY FOR:

Repeat offenses
For the third time in six months, someone crashes his car into a Pennsylvania couple's house. [Business Insider]

Finger food
A Michigan teen reports finding a severed finger in his sandwich at Arby's. [TIME]

The heart at home
A new Gallup poll finds that stay-at-home moms struggle with sadness, anger, and depression more than working mothers do. [Newser

For more winners and losers see: Good day, bad day: May 17, 2012

 

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