Reading roundup: Harrison Ford, Jodi Arias, Ryan Hunter-Reay

Coffee and newspaper for reading roundup post

Here’s a roundup of 10 or so more good reads for Friday:

  • Harrison Ford was “battered but OK” Thursday after his vintage World War II training plane lost engine power and crash-landed on a California golf course, authorities and family members said. (NBC News)

  • It took just one juror to spare the life of convicted murderer Jodi Arias on Thursday — and the woman had to survive an attempt by her colleagues to boot her from the jury before she could do it. (Associated Press)
  • Congrats to Ryan Hunter-Reay and his wife on the birth of their second child! The 2014 Indy 500 winner had to miss Thursday’s ticket unveiling at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. (WTHR)
  • Matthew Tully: “It appears the nation is heading toward a day when marijuana is legalized from coast to coast.” (IndyStar)
  • Since Valentine’s Day, we’ve endured the longest stretch of below-average cold weather on record. But our big chill is almost over. (Fox 59)
  • A World War II dog tag, lost in France, made its way to a GI’s widow decades later. (IndyStar)
  • Who was that kid dancing at the Pacers game? (IndyStar)
  • HBO is in talks with Apple to partner in the April launch of the “Game of Thrones” network’s standalone streaming service, HBO Now. (International Business Times)
  • Talk about blonde bombshells! Kim Kardashian West and Jared Leto showed off platinum-bleached hair at the Balmain show during Paris Fashion Week. (Vogue)
  • Love love love how ex-Red Sox ace Curt Schilling turned the Internet loose this week on trolls who tweeted vile things at his daughter. Too many women are targeted by anonymous cyberbullies like these. (New York Post)

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Author: Cori

Cori Faklaris (aka "HeyCori") is a PhD researcher at Carnegie Mellon University's Human-Computer Interaction Institute in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. Faklaris is an social media expert and longtime journalist who brings this expertise to her work in usability for privacy, security and emerging technologies, such as the Internet of Things.

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