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Good day, bad day: June 1, 2012
The Green Lantern comes out of the closet, while a New York restaurant names a dish after a cannibal attack — and more winners and losers of today's news cycle
The original Green Lantern (not pictured) will come out of the closet in the series "Earth 2," DC Comics announced.
The original Green Lantern (not pictured) will come out of the closet in the series "Earth 2," DC Comics announced.
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OOD DAY FOR:

Profiting off a typo
A Chinese man who bought the domain name Amercia.com in 2009 is approached with multiple five-figure offers to sell it after Mitt Romney's spelling flub turns "Amercia" into a popular punchline. [Gawker]

Keeping an open mind
A new study finds that even though children today are more distracted than ever, they are still using their imagination as much, if not more, than previous generations. [UPI]

Saving the world, out of the closet
DC Comics reveals that the Green Lantern is gay. [Business Insider]

BAD DAY FOR:

A sheepstorm
A livestock truck crashes on a bridge in Australia, sending hundreds of sheep flying onto the windshields of unsuspecting drivers on the highway below. [Newser]

Skipping the sunscreen
A 69-year-old man's severe premature aging — blamed on sun damage — is so bad that it's featured in the New England Journal of Medicine. [The Daily What]

Ripping dinner from the headlines
Do or Dine, a New York restaurant known for its humorous dishes, posts a photo of its latest, the "Miami Open Face with Smoked 'Bath Salts,'" on Facebook. The photo is quickly taken down after people say its reference to the Miami cannibal attack is too grotesque. [Gothamist]

For more winners and losers see: Good day, bad day: May 31, 2012  

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