10 Things to Know – January 30th

Above: Official Promo Pic for the Final Season of HBO’s Entourage
  1. What in the World: Iran sent a very unhappy-looking monkey to space yesterday. – Huffington Post
  2. TTU Campus: Want to investigate international study options? The Study Abroad fair takes place in the SUB today from 10am to 4pm. See TechAnnounce.
  3. Green Talk: China is now burning almost as much coal as the rest of the world combined. ?!?! – Time
  4. Gizmo Gossip: Apple loses out. Judge rules Samsung’s patent and design infringements were not “willful.” – Wired
  5. Film Fan: HBO’s Entourage series has finally been picked up as a movie and green-lighted by Warner Bros.Hypable.com
  6. United Nations News: U.N. Secretary General appeals to Syrian combatants to end the fighting. More than 60,000 have died since the conflict began almost 2 years ago.Reuters
  7. Gun Control: Gabrielle Giffords (D), former congresswoman of Arizona, is to testify today at the Senate’s hearing concerning gun violence.The Washington Post
  8. Hope in Humanity: Fifteen-year-old Malala Yousufzai, targeted and shot by the Taliban in Pakistan in October for promoting girls’ place in schools, is receiving skull reconstruction surgery at a British hospital.Reuters
  9. Eh???: Barbie exists in real life… And she is from the Ukraine. Huffington Post
  10. Philanthropic Goods: There are 1.7 million homeless teens in the US. How can you help? Donate your jeans!Do Something
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