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Good day, bad day: May 30, 2012
Angry Birds cashes in with a branded credit card, while the Romney campaign makes an embarassing typo — and more winners and losers of today's news cycle
 
"Amercia" the Beautiful? Mitt Romney released a new iPhone app in which he misspelled the name of the country he is hoping to lead.
"Amercia" the Beautiful? Mitt Romney released a new iPhone app in which he misspelled the name of the country he is hoping to lead.
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GOOD DAY FOR:

Bling that sings
A design student creates a special pair of grills (a piece of gold or platinum status jewelry that encases your teeth) that can function as a tongue-controlled mp3 player. [New Scientist]

Dressing together to stay together
A Nebraska couple says the secret to the success of their 64-year marriage is the matching floral outfits they wear every day. [The Daily What]

Monetizing anger
Rovio Entertainment is set to release its first ever Angry Birds-themed credit card in Russia. [TIME]

BAD DAY FOR:

Leading by example
Mitt Romney launches an iPhone app with a glaring typo that calls for "a better Amercia," prompting a flurry of proofreading-themed humor. [Tecca]

Bartering
A man attempts to pay for his meal at Denny's with $1 and a bag of marijuana, but flees without his food after the cashier calls the cops. [Death & Taxes]

Mystery packages
An unidentified sender mails Canada's Conservative party headquarters a blood-soaked box containing a severed foot. [Newser]

For more winners and losers see: Good day, bad day: May 29, 2012 

 

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