1. In honor of the Twitter bird’s new third iteration, we decided to remember when Twitter announced its real name.
2. Here is the first known and recorded photograph of Larry Bird, Twitter’s logo/mascot. It was taken after the 1981 NBA Championship.
In The News Today
- At least three people have died in South Carolina due to severe rainfall. More than 11 inches of rain fell on the city in 48 hours. ›
- President Obama says the U.S. has launched a full investigation into the airstrikes that killed 22 people at a hospital in Afghanistan on Saturday. ›
- The World Bank announced that for the first time it is forecasting the rate of extreme global poverty to drop below 10% in 2015 . ›