Reading While Eating for March 15: Fighting Salmon, Pitying Millionaires

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Students hold candles during a prayer ceremony for victims of the Japan earthquake and tsunami inside a government school in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad March 14, 2011.

REUTERS/Krishnendu Halder

Wednesday’s links include the truth behind the Ides of March and a way to make your city’s subway more beautiful.

A Tiny Miracle: Amid all the heartbreak in Japan, a 4-month-old baby and a 70-year-old woman were rescued from the ruins. See how they were rescued.

Poor Millionaires: A new study shows that four out of ten millionaires do not feel wealthy. Maybe money doesn’t by happiness.  (ABC News)

The Bachelor Prince: It’s hard to believe that Prince Charles used to get the hype his son William’s gets now. See shots of his bachelor days. (LIFE)

Dreams Crashers: A New York mother is suing her daughter’s preschool for crushing her daughter’s Ivy League potential. The criminal act: forcing her daughter to spend too much time with lesser minded 2- and 3-year-olds. (New York Post)

Beware of the Ideas: The Ides of March is one of those days that everyone’s heard of but few know its history. Learn the history behind March 15.

Failblog Fail: Now isn’t this postmodern. A Jeopardy contestant failed to answer a FailBlog question. Naturally, this fail found its way back on FailBlog. (Urlesque)

Yarn Bomb: Subway chairs don’t get enough love. That’s why these Philadelphia benches needed cozies made by a generous artist. (Daily What)

Must See: A fighting salmon is the ideal mascot for a career college because it works hard, swimming upstream to achieve its goals. (BuzzFeed)

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