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Good day, bad day: August 24, 2012
Boozers celebrate the likely release of the White House beer recipe, while a gallery loses a pricey Rembrandt in the mail — and more winners and losers of today's news cycle
After many requests for Team Obama to release the secret brewing recipe for White House Honey Ale, the ingredients will finally be publicized — if 25,000 people sign a petition.
After many requests for Team Obama to release the secret brewing recipe for White House Honey Ale, the ingredients will finally be publicized — if 25,000 people sign a petition.
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OOD DAY FOR:

Turning your bum into a billboard
A Japanese site offers free underwear plastered with advertisements. [Tecca]

The thirsty masses
The Obama administration promises that if 25,000 people sign a petition, it will release the recipe for its official White House Honey Ale. [Eater]

Getting stitched up
New suture technology used in "smart" stitches can tell if your wound is getting infected, and can even heat up in order to promote healing.  [Gizmodo]


BAD DAY FOR:

Penny pinching
A Norwegian art gallery attempts to save on postage by having an $8,600 Rembrandt etching sent through the regular mail rather than a courier. It ends up getting lost in the mail. [Newser]

T-shirt opinions
A man wearing a T-shirt making fun of the TSA is forced to undergo extra airport security checks — and is ultimately booted from his flight. [Death & Taxes]

Raiding the pantry
A farmer desperate for things to feed his hungry cows during the summer's record-setting drought resorts to offering them candy. [Geekosystem]

For more winners and losers see: Good day, bad day: August 23, 2012

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