Just Keep Swimming – 10 Things to Know, April 3rd

  1. 12 Years Later: Whether you like sequels or not, Disney/Pixar has announced “Finding Dory” for a 2015 release. Ellen DeGeneres said she will return to voice the beloved  Blue Tang fish. – Washington Post
  2. “I Am Malala”: Malala Yousafzai, 15-year-old schoolgirl shot by the Taliban in October 2012, signs a book deal reported to be worth $3 million. – WSJ
  3. AARGH!: The season 3 premiere of “Game of Thrones” breaks online piracy records. HBO picks up the show for a fourth season. – Hypable
  4. Arms Race: Curious about the nuclear weapon powers of the world? CNN breaks it down in this interactive map.
  5. Royal Flop?: Spain’s Princess Cristina to be charged in a financial corruption scandal with her husband, the Duke of Palma. – CNN
  6. Priorities: Studies show The Great Recession has had many people forming new spending habits. See Time to read more about how spenders are going from “scared to prepared.”
  7. The Birds: Scientists are back to checking birds in China for a new strain of bird flu. – AP
  8. Recall: Hyundai Motor Corp and affiliate Kia Motors are recalling over 1.8 million vehicles. – Huffington Post
  9. Papal Feminism: Pope Francis stresses the importance of women in the Catholic Church, calling them the “first witnesses” to the resurrection of Christ. – Reuters
  10. In the World: Afghan attack leaves 44 dead and about 100 wounded. – CNN

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