5 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW THIS MORNING

Your watercooler cheat sheet

Tara Reid

Good morning!  Here are the 5 things you need to know as you begin your day.

A new printer that uses water instead of ink. Printer cartridges are both ridiculously expensive and harmful to the environment, making them terrible on many different levels. To solve this dilemma, Chinese scientists have developed a new type of ink for your printer – ink that isn’t actually ink at all. (Geekosystem)

Millions of Americans are realizing they are too poor to afford Obamacare. Obamacare was supposed to make health coverage affordable, or even free, for low-income Americans. The law’s official name is the Affordable Care Act. However, the Supreme Court tossed a huge obstacle in the path of that goal in 2012. (Huffington Post)

According to a new study, women do not make less than men.  It’s the bogus statistic that won’t die—and the president deployed it during the State of the Union—but women do not make 77 cents to every dollar a man earns. (The Daily Beast)

iPhone catches fire in pants.  A 13-year-old girl in Maine suffered first- and second-degree burns when her iPhone caught fire in her pants, according to Portland news station WMTW. (USA Today)

How to stay focused in long, boring meetings.  (US News)

Bonus

Tara Reid has signed on for the Sharknado sequel.  Set in New York City, Sharknado 2: The Second One will feature a freak weather system that turns its deadly fury on the Big Apple, unleashing a Sharknado on the population and its most cherished and famed landmarks. Sharknado 2 is slated to debut on Syfy in July.

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