8 Things To Know This AM — May 16 2014

Hold on to your inner child (and glass slippers). The live-action Cinderella movie has itself a shiny new campaign. (Hypable)
If ever you find yourself in a bind and require 911's assistance, text it. The service kicked into gear yesterday. (Gizmodo)
The casualty toll of Turkey's deadliest mining accident keeps climbing. More than 150 miners are still unaccounted for. (The Los Angeles Times)
A new study from Kimberly Urban and Wen-Jun Gao found prescription drugs marketed as intelligence enhancers are leaving a generation of young adults — who are facing higher educational stressors already — more prone to brain deficiencies. (i09)
Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez's criminal past has come under more scrutiny. The tight-end has been indicted for two more deaths. (ESPN)
On the tech front: The FCC has plans to allow customers interested in faster connectivity to pay their way to the front. (The Washington Post)
General Motors is recalling close to 3 million cars as questions over the autos' safety continue to be raised. (Detroit News)
If the recall is too much for you to handle, just ditch your morning commute altogether! A growing number of cities around the globe are actually paying commuters to come into work on off-peak hours. (Quartz)
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