1. 56% of American homes now have an HD TV.
2. Russian President Dmitry Medvedev uses emoticons when he tweets. We’ve come a long way since the Cold War.
3. Professor Katie Roiphe dares to encourage overly-protective parents to “dabble in the laissez-faire.”
4. A vegan blogger gives up veganism because her health is endangered and is slammed by the vegan community.
5. The Steve Jobs action figure is flying off the shelves.
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