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3 Things You Need to Know Today: March 11, 2014

As you dive into your week, don’t forget to come up for air and a little conversation. Here’s a peek at some recent top stories.

This Holographic iPhone 6 Concept Will Blow Your Mind
Joining the multitude of iPhone 6 concepts out there right now, this video by design firm Set Solution takes the cake. This “dream iPhone” gives you a multi-screen experience by projecting holograms on each side that you can interact with. Friends in Cupertino, are you watching?

Unopposed, with 100% Voter Turnout, Kim Jong Un Wins!
Dictator Kim Jong Un was just voted in as supreme leader of North Korea, having snagged the position over… no one. The win was by unanimous vote, boasting 100 percent voter turnout, with only one name on it and the option of choosing yes or no. “This is an expression of… people’s absolute support and profound trust in supreme leader Kim Jong Un as they single-mindedly remain loyal to him,” the state-run Korean Central News Agency said.

Colorado Made $14 Mil Off Weed in One Month
Recreational marijuana sales in the state of Colorado reportedly totaled $14 million in January, which raised a whopping $2 million for the state in taxes in its very first month. “The whole world wants to belly up to this trough,” said Sen. Pat Steadman, a Denver Democrat. Indeed, the state’s Joint Budget Committee will already be meeting with lawyers Wednesday to map out how to possibly spend not just January’s $2 million revenue, but the next $70 million. Could the taxes of legal marijuana save your state from its financial troubles? Would you be OK with it?


No Terrorism Link to Stolen Passports in Malaysia Airlines Disappearance
While investigators continue to search for clues in the mystery of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, they concluded last night that Pouria Nourmohammadi Mehrdad (a 19-year-old Iranian with a stolen passport) was merely a teen seeking asylum. A second man, also Iranian, using a fake passport was later identified as 29-year-old Delavar Seyed Mohammad Reza.”The more info we get about missing jet, the more we’re inclined to conclude it’s not terrorism,” reps for Interpol said. The search for answers continue.

Zach Galifianakis Interviews President Obama
Galifianakis’ latest edition of his series “Between Two Ferns” for Funny or Die featured President Barack Obama–it was just launched midnight of last night. The interview is part of Obama’s hard press to promote his policies though less traditional appearances. This particular interview plugged Obamacare hard–that said, it had some great moments. Galifianakis played it safe, but still gave Obama the business..

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