1. Posh, Sporty, Ginger, Baby and Scary aka The Spice Girls, are set to close out the 2012 Olympics in London. 

    GOOD DAY FOR:

    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]

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

    BAD DAY FOR:

    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]

    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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