8 Things To Know This AM — May 12 2014

Pussy Riot visited the recently incarcerated Cecily McMillan. This act of support follows the May 5 conviction of the Occupy Wall Street protestor. (Mashable)
Fearing a scene straight out of Gravity, Congress is hearing testimony to limit dangerous space debris. (The Guardian)
Riding the recent wave of new show announcements (and cancellations -- a moment of silence for Community, please), Ellen DeGeneres has announced she'll be launching a new interior design reality show. (co.DESIGN)
We can already hear The Daily Show's jokes now that Washington has officially approved bitcoins for campaign donations. (New York Times)
Speed dating isn't just for significant others or a quick fling anymore. You can now attend a speed dating event to find the perfect roommate. (NY Mag)
Move over Luke Skywalker: The FDA has approved a real world robot arm for amputees. The prosthetic must be seen in action to be believed. (Reuters)
Arkansas has lifted its ban on gay marriage! (Daily Beast)
Famed designer Massimo Vignelli wants to spend his final days reading letters from his fans. If you'd like to let him know how he's inspired you, his son Luca is collecting notes. (Fast Co.)
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