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3 Things You Need to Know Today: February 6, 2014

As the week goes on, it gets more and more interesting. Here are a few things you and your friends might talk about today around the office coffee maker. (Reading this should keep you in the loop.)

Jay Leno Leaves “The Tonight Show” Tonight
Admit it, even you’re a little curious as to how Jay Leno’s 20-plus-year tenure on “The Tonight Show” will end this evening. Not a whole lot has been leaked other than tonight’s guests: Billy Crystal (Leno’s first guest on his debut show in 1992) and Garth Brooks.

This Kid Hacked Jeopardy and Fans Are Upset
A lot of Jeopardy purists are unhappy with Arthur Chu—some might even say furious. Chu is Jeopardy’s current champion (his next appearance will be televised later this month) and he’s being vilified because he’s hacked the game—neutralizing Daily Doubles, bouncing around categories, and throwing off his competitors with unstable play. Jeopardy officials say he’s playing within the rules.

Kayden Sees Rain for the First Time
Ah, the pure joy of a 15-month-old kid and their first time experiencing rain. This clip was sent to me five times by friends and yes, it’s everything I thought it might be (including a special appearance by the neighbor’s dog at the two-minute mark).

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