Thursday, February 13, 2014

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Published 11:56 a.m. CDT (GMT - 6:00)

Yesterday's Google trends and today's Twitter (U.S.) trending now

Today's headlines
What they're leading with
CNN: Wife of Tennessee lawyer dies after Monday's mail bomb explosion
NBCNews: Sochi Olympics, Michael Sam comes out, Deep freeze
NPR: Northeast, New England brace as ice and snow move up coast; Afghans release 65 prisoners the U.S. deems dangerous
FoxNews: Winter storm wreaking havoc along the East Coast after slamming South
ABCNews: Top Russian figure skater in Sochi out after injury; Student's murder leaves Va. tech reeling; Not done yet: Another  snowstorm wallops northeast; Latest headline
CBSNews: Massive storm moves north, hitting Mid-Atlantic, Northeast
USAToday: GM recalling 620,000 compacts for fatal risk; Deadly winter storm paralyzes South, roars up East Coast

Olympic (ancillary) news
CNN: Tinder (dating app) is "next level' in Olympic village
NBCNews: Whiteout: Monster snowstorm wipes out power for half million
NPR: 'Stomping' and 'shredding the gnar' -- a brief slopestyle glossary
FoxNews: Animal activists smuggling stray dogs out of Sochi

NPR: After January surge, more than 3 million have enrolled in Obamacare

Weather news
CNN: Not done yet: Winter storm takes aim at Northeast

Flooding in England news
CNN: Floods hit homes in England as wild weather batters Europe

Sinkhole news
CNN: Corvette museum to reopen after sinkhole swallowed pricey cars

401(k)/Retirement savings news
CNN: 401(k) balances hit record $89,300

Vegetarian news
CBSNews: Where's the beef? Company creates plant-based meat substitutes (Beyond Meat)

Cell phone wars
NBCNews: Wireless wars: Verizon slashes prices after pressure from rivals

Cable wars
NPR: Will Comcast get federal OK to buy Time Warner
USAToday: Cable TV customers can't get no satisfaction

Smoking/menopause news
NBCNews: Smoking can speed menopause for some women

PR recovery news
NPR: Paula Deen cooks up $75 million deal with investor

Moment-of-opportunity news
NPR: Substitute racer takes Olympic silver in Sochi

Ancient DNA news (Human migration) (Anzick site in Montana)
NPR: Ancient DNA ties native Americans from two continents to Clovis
CBSNews: 12,000-year-old baby DNA unlocks clues to earliest Americans

Ecommerce safety news
CBSNews: Amazon, Macy's score low in password security study

Online dating news
NPR: Dating sites offer chance at love -- and a lesson in economics

Animal news
FoxNews: Crocodiles are able to climb trees, study reveals

It's-not-fiction news
CNN: Corvette museum to reopen after sinkhole swallowed pricey cars 
NBCNews: Eww! Fruit-fly larva infests woman's ear
USAToday: Doctors find 44-year-old fetus in woman, 84 (stone baby, lithopedian)

Beautiful math news/Neurological basis for beauty/Euler's identity/medial orbito-frontal cortex
BBC: Mathematics: Why the brain sees math as beauty

Obituaries in the news
USAToday: Dignitaries, family bid farewell to Joan Mondale

Yesterday's Google trends with at least 200,000 searches
Kaitlyn Farrington
USAToday: SA's Kaitlyn Farrington wins halfpipe gold

Derek Jeter
USAToday: Derek Jeter all class, goes out on his own terms

Blake Griffin
USAToday: Blake Griffin goes off as Clippers edge Trail Blazers

Sid Caesar
See Trendilla from yesterday (Wednesday, February 12, 2014)

Corvette Museum
See 'sinkhole' above

Yesterday's Google trends with at least 100,000 but <200,000 searches
Yvette Prieto
CBSNews: Michael Jordan, Yvette Prieto welcome twin girls

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