Taking risks
A gambler wins $50,000 after placing a $1,000 bet, at 50-to-1 odds, that the first score of the Super Bowl would be a safety by the Giants defense. [Opposing Views]

"Mobile mind medicine"
A research team in Norway begins developing a mobile app designed to help schizophrenics train their brains not to acknowledge hallucinations. [Mother Board]

Cutting the cord
Researchers at Stanford University introduce a new system that could charge electronic cars while they're being driven, potentially eliminating the need for them to be plugged in. [Business Insider]


Being taken seriously
Rep. John Fleming (R-La.) posts a satirical story from The Onion on his Facebook page as if it were actual news, prompting Facebook fans to ask, "How exactly did you get elected?" [BuzzFeed]

Homer, Bart, and Lisa
Tehran adds The Simpsons action figures and dolls to the list of toys banned in Iran. [TIME]

Sand castle builders
A new EPA study says playing in the sand is more hazardous to beachgoers' health than swimming or sunbathing. [The Consumerist]

For more winners and losers see: Good day, bad day: February 3, 2012