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Good day, bad day: June 11, 2012
Lady Gaga admirably shrugs off a head injury, while two giant tortoises end a 115-year companionship — and more winners and losers of today's news cycle
Giant tortoises Bibi and Poldi (not pictured) are calling it quits after a 115-year long relationship — because Bibi reportedly bit a piece of Poldi's shell off.
Giant tortoises Bibi and Poldi (not pictured) are calling it quits after a 115-year long relationship — because Bibi reportedly bit a piece of Poldi's shell off.
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OOD DAY FOR:

Brining the wine
A vineyard manager, a barrel maker, and an oyster farmer in France experiment with aging wine underwater. [AFP]

Perseverance
Lady Gaga gets hit in the head with a pole during a New Zealand performance, sustains a concussion... and continues to perform. [BuzzFeed]

Frequent fliers
A new study finds that the TSA's full-body scanners do not expose passengers to dangerous levels of radiation. [Consumerist


BAD DAY FOR:

Starry-eyed idealists
A hitchhiker who was writing a book about the kindness of America is shot at random while waiting for a ride on the side of the road. [Death & Taxes]

Lifelong romance
Two giant tortoises that had maintained a 115-year relationship are separated after attacks from the female turned violent. [The Daily What

Framing your diploma
A Nevada high school misspells "graduation" as "graduataion" on its students' diplomas. [AP

For more winners and losers see: Good day, bad day: June 8, 2012

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