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Good day, bad day: July 26, 2012
Three baby bears are rescued from a dumpster, while a plane hauling a marriage proposal banner crashes — and more winners and losers of today's news cycle
 
Pilot Mark Simmons was pulling another man's "Will You Marry Me?" banner with his plane (not pictured) when his engine failed and the plane crashed. Simmons emerged unharmed.
Pilot Mark Simmons was pulling another man's "Will You Marry Me?" banner with his plane (not pictured) when his engine failed and the plane crashed. Simmons emerged unharmed.
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GOOD DAY FOR:

Three little bears
A couple rescues three bear cubs from a dumpster they were trapped in. [BuzzFeed]

Generational dominance
A 60-year-old man becomes a father, grandfather, and great-grandfather in the span of three months when his wife, daughter, and granddaughter all give birth to boys. [The Daily What]

Showing some skin
Despite a new rule that lets relatively modest female Olympic volleyball players compete in shorts and T-shirts instead of the standard bikini uniform, the U.S. team vows to continue to spike in bikinis. [Jezebel]

BAD DAY FOR:

Fashion vigilantes
An angry driver tries to run over a pedestrian because he "didn't like the plaid jacket he was wearing." [Newser]

Buttery fingers
A customer at London's Playboy Club drops and shatters a $77,000 bottle of scotch, one of the world's most expensive bottles of liquor. [Death & Taxes]

Inauspicious beginnings
A plane carrying a "Will you marry me?" banner takes a nosedive and crashes off the coast of Rhode Island. [TIME]

For more winners and losers see: Good day, bad day: July 25, 2012

 

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