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3 Things You Need to Know Today: April 2, 2014

Mid-week–we’re almost there, friends. Here are a few bits of news to inspire conversation.

The Cup from the Last Supper Identified: The Actual Holy Grail Found?
Crowds packed into the San Isidro Basilica museum in Spain after a recent book identified a cup from one of their exhibits as being THE cup that Jesus drank from during the Last Supper. Wow, this is pretty big news if historians are correct. Photo: Getty Images/Cesar Manso

General Motors CEO Grilled by Congress Over Faulty Ignitions

GM CEO Mary Barra faced some tough questions when she testified in front of Congress recently… the biggest one being, why did they take so long to recall those cars with faulty ignitions that ended up killing 13 people? Turns out they decided it was too expensive—at least according to some employee statements. To make things right, Barra announced they’d hired the same guy who managed BP’s oil spill fund to look into possible compensation for GM victims. The most frustrating part of the investigations? The piece needed to fix a defective ignition switch linked to 13 traffic deaths would have cost only 57 cents. Photo: Durbin

Prankster Greg Benson Was Awesome on April Fool’s Day Yesterday
Comedian and renown viral video prankster Doug Benson could have unleashed of any April Fool’s Day prank and gotten tons of laughs as he usually does, but he went down a different path. Details will give away the beauty of this video, but if you watch one clip today, make sure it’s this one–use it as inspiration to do something great this week for someone in need.

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