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Good day, bad day: March 27, 2012

Harry Potter fans celebrate a digital rebirth, while soccer buffs bemoan the U.S. squad's Olympic failure — and more winners and losers of today's news cycle

GOOD DAY FOR:

Chocolate loversA new study finds that healthy adults who regularly eat chocolate are thinner than those who don't. [Newser]

Setting a good examplePopular social sharing site Pinterest bans all content that glorifies eating disorders and other harmful behavior. [The Frisky]

Muggles J.K. Rowling's much-delayed compendium of Harry Potter knowledge, Pottermore, opens its e-book shop. [The Guardian]

BAD DAY FOR:

Olympic dreamsThanks to a heartbreaking 3-2 loss to El Salvador, the U.S. men's soccer team fails to qualify for the London Olympics. [Opposing Views]

Cash-strapped candidatesGOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich begins charging $50 per photo-op in an effort to keep his campaign afloat. [Huffington Post]

Desperate measuresAn Austrian man cuts off his own foot in an attempt to continue receiving unemployment benefits. [The Daily What]

For more winners and losers see: Good day, bad day: March 26, 2012

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