OOD DAY FOR:
A couple gives a Houston waiter a $5,000 tip (on a $26 bill) after learning that his car was destroyed in a thunderstorm. [Business Insider]
Staying on the couch
Researchers find that about 10 percent of regular exercisers end up with a higher risk of heart disease than the rest of us. [Newser]
A new study examines the underarm odor of people of all ages and finds that the elderly smell better than young people and middle-aged adults. [The Daily What]
BAD DAY FOR:
The Whole Foods crowd
A viral campaign urges people to boycott the "all-natural" cereal maker Kashi because its soybeans are genetically altered to be protected from herbicides. [USA Today]
After two dozen showers with intense cleaning agents, a Brazilian man finally scrubs away the green paint that had covered his body as part of a Hulk costume. [Gawker]
Big Gulp lovers
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg moves to ban sugary drinks larger than 16 ounces in an effort to combat obesity. [Consumerist]
For more winners and losers see: Good day, bad day: May 30, 2012
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