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Good day, bad day: April 19, 2012

Culinary thrillseekers embrace caffeinated marshmallows, while Facebooking teens cope with snoopy parents — and more winners and losers of today's news cycle

GOOD DAY FOR:

George Stephanopoulos' egoAfter the final numbers from last week are tallied, Good Morning America officially breaks the Today show's 16-year streak of morning-show ratings dominance. [Huffington Post]

Sluggish sugar addictsAmazon starts selling boxes of caffeinated marshmallows for $25 each. [Death & Taxes]

Nerdy boozehoundsFans of HBO's fantasy epic Game of Thrones delight in a drinking game that urges viewers to take a shot every time "dragons spit fire" or "someone breaks a vow or oath." [Warming Glow]

BAD DAY FOR:

The sanctity of your newsfeedA new study reveals that 61 percent of U.S. parents log into their teens' Facebook accounts without telling them. [PC Mag]

Burger King's loyal subjects American fast food is found to have more salt per gram than fast food from any other country. [Consumerist]

SlowpokesDelaware considers a law that would slap a fine of up to $230 on lackadaisical motorists hogging the left lane. [Newser]

For more winners and losers see: Good day, bad day: April 18, 2012 

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