8 Things To Know This AM — May 15 2014

Following up her stellar 2012 debut, Born to Die, Lana Del Rey has announced the release date for her highly anticipated sophomore album, Ultraviolence: June 17, 2014. (Billboard)
In more exciting media news, the magical world of Harry Potter is far from finished. The Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the spinoff based on the Hogwarts textbook, is actually in production and set to be released November 18, 2016. (The Independent)
Flappy Bird's hiatus is coming to an end. Its creator has promised to bring back the game — but with fewer addictive qualities this time. (TechCrunch)
On the medical front: The Mayo Clinic has announced extensive trials for a radical cancer treatment that involves injecting patients with massive amounts of the measles vaccine to essentially stun the illness into submission. (Star Tribune)
The death toll for the Turkish mining accident has risen to more than 274. The disaster marks the worst mining incident in the nation's history. (Anadolu Agency)
President Obama will be in New York City today to honor the opening of the National September 11 Memorial Museum. The institution will officially welcome the public next Wednesday, May 21. (The New York Times)
Four months after Colorado legalized marijuana, the state is experiencing none of the projected negative effects. In fact, crime has actually decreased, and more revenue is coming into the state than investors and business owners know how to handle. (Politico)
Finally, Google Glass can now be yours if you're able to find a store that stocks them — oh, and you'll also need to dole out a cool $1,500. (The Verge)
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