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Good day, bad day: June 13, 2012
A three-legged dog gets a bionic fourth leg, while music pirates face a new grassroots crackdown — and more winners and losers of today's news cycle
 
Peggy Leg, a Chihuahua, was born without one of her feet but, thanks to a new titanium implant, Peggy will be able to walk on all fours as a bionic dog.
Peggy Leg, a Chihuahua, was born without one of her feet but, thanks to a new titanium implant, Peggy will be able to walk on all fours as a bionic dog.
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GOOD DAY FOR:

Bionic puppies
A three-legged chihuahua named Peggy Leg begins her first round of prosthesis operations. Her new bionic leg is expected to allow her to walk again. [Tecca]

Following FLOTUS
Michelle Obama joins Pinterest and begins pinning surprisingly personal family photos in honor of Father's Day. [Business Insider

Non-red lobsters
A fisherman in Nova Scotia catches an extremely rare blue lobster and plans to sell it to the highest bidder — so long as the buyer promises not to eat the unusual creature. [Huffington Post

BAD DAY FOR:

Random acts of kindness
An Oregon man catches the bubonic plague after he attempts to save a mouse from the jaws of a stray cat. [Death & Taxes]

European pirates
Four of the biggest music labels in Europe begin hiring students to snitch on peers who illegally download music. [Consumerist

The wisdom of crowds
More than 40 percent of all projects on the social crowdsourcing website Kickstarter fail, according to newly released data. [Mashable]

For more winners and losers see: Good day, bad day: June 12, 2012

 

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