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Good day, bad day: May 29, 2012

A teenage math whiz solves a 350-year-old problem, while a group of cows crash a holiday barbecue — and more winners and losers of today's news cycle

GOOD DAY FOR:

TV-loving foodies Culinary superstar and No Reservations host Anthony Bourdain gets a Sunday primetime show on CNN. [Death & Taxes]

Outsmarting Sir Isaac A 16-year-old boy solves a 350-year-old math problem that had been deemed unsolvable by Sir Isaac Newton. [Discovery News]

An ironic photobomb Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan turn up in the background of a Chinese TV documentary — though many Chinese may not recognize them, since Facebook is banned in China. [AP]

BAD DAY FOR:

Bovine party fouls A herd of cows escape their farm and crash a Massachusetts resident's backyard barbecue, knocking over a table and drinking the spilled beer. [TIME]

Suffering for your "art" Clint Eastwood's daughter Francesca receives death threats after she destroys a $100,000 Hermès Birkin bag with a chainsaw for an artsy photoshoot. [Newser]

A healthy breakfastTaco Bell introduces its latest morning beverage, "Mtn Dew A.M.," which is a mixture of Mountain Dew and orange juice sold only before 11 a.m. as a "breakfast drink." [Consumerist]

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

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