Friday News Bites: More Marriage Equality

Happy Friday, everyone! Are you suffering from a candy hangover? A regular hangover? Well, let’s take it easy on you and offer up some good news to end your week.

The Hawaii marriage equality bill is closer to becoming law: The state Senate approved it in a 20-4 vote on Wednesday. The Advocate has more details.

Possibly good news: In the UK, ministers are “attempting to put the troubled universal credit welfare reform programme back on track.” (The Guardian)

80-year-old Russian Man vs. Russian Bear: Involves falling off a cliff. Guess who wins?

Good news if you’re not a Cardinals fan: The Boston Red Sox won the World Series at their home stadium, 6-1.

In Japan, a Swiss festival director and the music director of the New York Philharmonic have constructed a portable concert hall that kind of resembles a giant eggplant.

The kraken rises!  New fossil evidence revives sea monster debate.

Maybe this isn’t news to some dog owners, but apparently how a dog wags its tail translates into different messages the dog is conveying, particularly to other dogs.

This year marks the 100th anniversary since the creation of Catrina, the “skeleton lady” image popularized for El Día de los Muertos. Yahoo! has more on the history of the image. The Day of the Dead occurs on November 1st and 2nd each year.

Catrina: El Dia de Los Muertos
Image via Living Barra de Navidad

And with that, I hope you all have a lovely weekend! Enjoy that chocolate.

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Sara Habein

Sara Habein is the author of Infinite Disposable, a collection of microfiction, and her work has appeared on The Rumpus, Pajiba and Word Riot, among others. Her book reviews and other commentary appear at Glorified Love Letters, and she is the co-manager of Electric City Creative.

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