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3 Things You Need to Know Today: March 10, 2014

Looking for a good debate to get your blood flowing before you sink into your little office cubicle and start the weekly grind? Throw out one of these topics and see if you can get any bites.

Adam Lanza’s Dad Wishes His Son Was Never Born
In an interview that was just published in The New Yorker, Peter Lanza (the father of Newtown shooter Adam Lanza) admits that he wishes his son had never been born. “How much do I beat up on myself about the fact that he’s my son? A lot,” Peter Lanza said. Lanza added that he’s positive “Adam would have killed me in a heartbeat, if he’d had the chance.”

Family of Four Buys Steak Laced with LSD at Walmart
One family recently bought a steak from a Florida Walmart that was laced with LSD. After the whole clan fell ill with hallucinations, the mother (who happened to be nine months pregnant) had her labor induced and gave birth to a healthy child soon after. Walmart threw up its hands, saying their meat is pre-packaged and not handled by their employees.

Oscar Pistorius Vomits During Trial
Double-amputee Olympian Oscar Pistorius, also know as the Blade Runner, vomited and cried in the South African courtroom while a pathologist described the gun shot woundsPistorius’ girlfriend sustained the night she was fatally shot in his home. Pistorius’ trial for murder started today–he claims he shot his girlfriend by mistake because he thought she was an home invader.

Martha Stewart Gets Candid in Reddit Q&A
Martha Stewart surprised fans by hopping on Reddit and answering questions in its “Ask Me Anything” forum. She pretty much maintained her buttoned-up image throughout, but did gave Redditors a couple of bites. At one point she admitted she wishes she were closer friends with Snoop Dogg, and later confirmed “there was nothing remarkable” at all about prison food.

This Norwegian Kid Has the Voice of Billie Holiday
How does a 7-year-old sing like this? How does a 7-year-old have this much soul?

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