Good day, bad day: July 20, 2012

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The Spice Girls will reportedly make an appearance at the Olympics' closing ceremony, while London's ATMs run out of cash  — and more winners and losers of today's news cycle


Spicing up the Olympics
The Spice Girls will reportedly perform at the London Olympics' closing ceremony. [New York]

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A medieval support system
A bra from the 15th century is unearthed during reconstruction work at a medieval castle in Austria. The discovery is now arguably the world's oldest known brassiere. [Discovery News]

Outsmarting the bad guys
Endangered gorillas in Rwanda figure out how to dismantle poachers' traps to avoid death. [Jezebel]

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Sensitivity in tweeting
The National Rifle Association sends out a morning tweet following the Colorado movie theater shooting that says, "Good morning, shooters. Happy Friday!" and deletes it shortly afterwards, without acknowledging its misstep. [Politicker]

SEE ALSO: The Dark Knight Rises massacre in Aurora, Colorado: 4 takeaways

Withdrawing some pounds
The influx of tourists in London during the Olympic season causes massive lines at ATMs around the city, with many of the machines running out of cash. [Consumerist]

Taking a beating
An Indiana GOP branch removes an Obama punching bag, which featured a cartoon of the president's likeness with a black eye and the words "Vote Republican," from a county fair following complaints. [Opposing Views]

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For more winners and losers see: Good day, bad day: July 19, 2012

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