OOD DAY FOR:
A Canadian man sets a new Guinness world record for downhill skateboarding when he reaches a speed of 80 mph. [Discovery News]
Hillary's unpredictability factor
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton adds a twist to a colleague's swearing-in ceremony by wearing green and purple cat eye sunglasses. [New York]
With a simple wave of a portable "sanitizing wand" that uses new light technology, consumers can now easily kill bacteria and viruses on hard surfaces. [The Frisky]
BAD DAY FOR:
Whoever was supposed to be watching the door
A manhunt is underway for a thief who casually strolled out of a New York City gallery with a $150,000 Dali painting. [Death & Taxes]
Going for a dip
An unbalanced mix of chemicals in an Indiana public pool create toxic fumes, sickening at least 80 swimmers. [Newser]
A British school is forced to apologize after asking its students to pretend they're dying and write "farewell letters" to loved ones. [Gawker]
For more winners and losers see: Good day, bad day: June 21, 2012
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