1. Flud News Roundup, May 8

    Top news stories of the day —

    Saying goodbye: Anyone who grew up reading Where the Wild Things Are should be feeling a little sad today. Maurice Sendak, author and illustrator of more than 50 children’s books, including his best-selling and most widely known starring Max and his fantastical wild things, died today at the age of 83

    The ultimate frenemies: What happens when you just can’t win? Evidently you hop on your arch-enemies bandwagon and ride with them to the finish line. Late last night, Rick Santorum announced his support for GOP primary candidate Mitt Romney in a lengthy email to his supporters… taking 13 paragraphs to actually get to the point. On another note, wasn’t it not too long ago Santorum said, “Pick any other Republican in the country. He [Romney] is the worst Republican in the country to put up against Barack Obama.”

    Sharing is caring: Have you signed up to donate your organs… on Facebook? Since Mark Zuckerberg, creator of the most popular social network in the world, announced the collaboration of Facbeook and Donate Life America, a service that matches donors to the 112,000 Americans who are waiting for organs, more than 100,000 people have indicated on their Timelines they wished to be a donor when they die. 

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