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Good day, bad day: June 27, 2012
A lucky baby is rescued from the subway tracks, while women who fear childbirth are more likely to endure long labors — and more winners and losers of today's news cycle
According to a new Norwegian study that looked at 2,206 new mothers, those who were afraid of childbirth spent 1 hour and 32 minutes longer in labor than women who say they weren't afraid.
According to a new Norwegian study that looked at 2,206 new mothers, those who were afraid of childbirth spent 1 hour and 32 minutes longer in labor than women who say they weren't afraid.
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OOD DAY FOR:

Blue Ivy
A Croatian town grants honorary citizenship to Jay-Z and Beyonce's world-famous daughter, who is supposedly named after a blue-ivy-covered tree that the power couple spotted while vacationing there. [TIME

The kindness of strangers
Did you hear about the New York City baby who was blown by a gust of wind onto the subway tracks? Turns out the baby's savior is an unemployed man who missed his job interview by taking time to be heroic. [New York]

The coming of the singularity
Japanese researchers create a robot that is undefeated at "Rock, Paper, Scissors." [HyperVocal]

BAD DAY FOR:

Warding off vampires
Cops in Austria nab Romanians who allegedly tried to leave the country with 9.5 tons of stolen garlic worth $37,500. [Newser]

Visualization
A new study finds that women who are afraid to give birth are more likely to experience longer labors. [Jezebel]

Taking the plunge
An entire wedding party falls into a Michigan lake when the dock they are standing on during a photo session collapses. [The Daily What]

For more winners and losers see: Good day, bad day: June 26, 2012

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