5 Things To Know This AM — Apr 17 2014

Money, success, fame, glamour. On May 5, Michael Alig, the original Club Kid, will turn in his prison uniform for civilian garb. (BlackBook)
Speaking of clothing, this interactive article uncovers the true human cost of cheap clothes. (The Guardian)
Your Social Security card might soon include your photo. Smile! (The Daily Beast)
Meanwhile, a new study from The Journal of Neuroscience revealed that even casual marijuana smokers have physically altered their brains for the long run. (USA Today)
Internationally, more and more details surrounding the South Korean ferry disaster are surfacing as survivors tell their tale. (CNN)

Bonus Talking Points:
Double-tap your way to a thumbs-up! Vice President Joe Biden has officially joined Instagram. (Instagram)

alig_embedPhoto: via @Alig_Aligula.

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