theweekmagazine:

Posh, Sporty, Ginger, Baby and Scary aka The Spice Girls, are set to close out the 2012 Olympics in London. 
GOOD DAY FOR:
A medieval support systemA bra from the 15th century is unearthed during reconstruction work at a medieval castle in Austria. The discovery is now arguably the world’s oldest known brassiere. [Discovery News]
Outsmarting the bad guysEndangered gorillas in Rwanda figure out how to dismantle poachers’ traps to avoid death. [Jezebel]
Spicing up the OlympicsThe Spice Girls will reportedly perform at the London Olympics’ closing ceremony. [New York]BAD DAY FOR:
Sensitivity in tweetingThe National Rifle Association sends out a morning tweet following the Colorado movie theater shooting that says, “Good morning, shooters. Happy Friday!” and deletes it shortly afterwards, without acknowledging its misstep. [Politicker]
Withdrawing some poundsThe influx of tourists in London during the Olympic season causes massive lines at ATMs around the city, with many of the machines running out of cash. [Consumerist]Taking a beatingAn Indiana GOP branch removes an Obama punching bag, which featured a cartoon of the president’s likeness with a black eye and the words “Vote Republican,” from a county fair following complaints. [Opposing Views]

theweekmagazine:

Posh, Sporty, Ginger, Baby and Scary aka The Spice Girls, are set to close out the 2012 Olympics in London. 

GOOD DAY FOR:

A medieval support system
A bra from the 15th century is unearthed during reconstruction work at a medieval castle in Austria. The discovery is now arguably the world’s oldest known brassiere. [Discovery News]

Outsmarting the bad guys
Endangered gorillas in Rwanda figure out how to dismantle poachers’ traps to avoid death. [Jezebel]

Spicing up the Olympics
The Spice Girls will reportedly perform at the London Olympics’ closing ceremony. [New York]

BAD DAY FOR:

Sensitivity in tweeting
The National Rifle Association sends out a morning tweet following the Colorado movie theater shooting that says, “Good morning, shooters. Happy Friday!” and deletes it shortly afterwards, without acknowledging its misstep. [Politicker]

Withdrawing some pounds
The influx of tourists in London during the Olympic season causes massive lines at ATMs around the city, with many of the machines running out of cash. [Consumerist]

Taking a beating
An Indiana GOP branch removes an Obama punching bag, which featured a cartoon of the president’s likeness with a black eye and the words “Vote Republican,” from a county fair following complaints. [Opposing Views]