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We’ve reached Wednesday, Hump Day, and there’s a whole lot going on. Some we covered, some we weren’t able to. Either way, here’s a round up of some of the things we thought you should know.

22-year-old Nigerian breaks academic record at John Hopkins University – Nigerian immigrant Emmanuel Ohuabunwa graduated with a 3.98 GPA in neuroscience and is heading to Yale to study Medicine. CONGRATS! {ChannelsTV}

R. Kelly Cancels Events Over ‘Health Emergency,’ Reveals Huge Secret – Apparently, Kellz had surgery on his vocal cords a year ago and he’s still going through some things. Oh, and he was supposed to work with Tupac. *Shrugs* Karma? {Uptown}

Self-Absorbed Is the New Normal – So basically, we’re all turning into a bunch of jerks. {Jezebel}

Georgia sheriff caught in Ku Klux Klan costume – Well, this can’t be a good thing. {theGrio}

Man eats roommate’s dog in new ‘zombie-like’ attack – Uh-oh. Here we go again. {Daily Mail}

Nora Ephron wrote for more than the movies – The writer behind classic rom-coms like Sleepless in Seattle, You’ve Got Mail, and When Harry Met Sally has died, but her work will live on. {USA Today}

Google Glass: $1500 for developers, shipping next year – Remember Google’s computerized glasses? They’ll set you back more than a grand. {CNET}

BEYONCÉ PENS TRIBUTE TO MICHAEL JACKSON – King B’s ode to the King of Pop? {MUSED}

El Salvador’s Historic Gang Truce May Show Pathway to Peace in the U.S. – Maybe Chicago can learn a thing or two from El Salvador about stopping the violence. {Colorlines}

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  • Lady P

    Second Tri:
    Nigerian immigrant Emmanuel Ohuabunwa graduated with a 3.98 GPA in neuroscience and is heading to Yale to study Medicine ~ Congratulations!

    Woo – I must pause for a praise break. I believe this young man will continue to succeed with flying colors. Awesome news — so very proud!

  • NTG

    Good job Emmanuel!!!!