GOOD DAY FOR:
A New York man's 1966 Volvo racks up close to 3 million miles. [Consumerist]
Sesame Street delights young-at-heart internet users with an official Cookie Monster parody video of "Call Me Maybe." [Tecca]
Staying in character
Actor Ron Perlman dresses up as his signature Hellboy character to visit a Hellboy-obsessed 6-year-old leukemia patient. [New York]
BAD DAY FOR:
Hastily hitting send
A college student accidentally sends an email to a potential employer with a crazed photo of Nicolas Cage attached instead of her cover letter and resume. [Huffington Post]
Awfully questionable parenting
An X-ray machine catches an Egyptian couple trying to smuggle their 5-month-old baby through airport security in a suitcase. [The Stir]
Utah Valley Magazine titles an article on colorful women's clothing "Women of color," and pairs it with a photo of the magazine's all-white staff adorned in brightly-colored attire. [Gawker]
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