8 Things To Know This AM — Jun 12 2014

Sorry, ARTPOP, but Björk's 2011 album/app, Biophilia, is the first of its kind to be added to the Museum of Modern Art's collection. (MoMA)
For nearly a decade, fans have been pressuring Death From Above 1979 to make a follow-up to its stellar debut album. Well, their wish has been granted. The band will release The Physical World before the year is out. (NME)
Weather-wise, there's a 90% chance good ol' El Niño will come out to play this year. Here's what to expect in the event it does. (The Guardian)
That student loan relief plan Obama proposed earlier this week was shot down by the GOP. Forty million people will now be unable to refinance their loans at a lower interest rate. (CBS)
Eric Cantor announced yesterday that he will be stepping down from his role as House majority leader since he was unexpectedly defeated in the Republican congressional primaries. (ABC)
If it seems like there's a school shooting happening every other week, it's because there practically is. There have been at least 74 since 2012's Newtown, Massachussetts, shootings. This map is proof. (The Washington Post)
Science says sitting is bad for you, so one man decided to stand for an entire month. His kids weren't pleased, but his recount of the experiment is priceless. (New York Magazine)
Finally, even the United States' soccer coach believes the team won't win at the World Cup. So, uh, why even compete? (ESPN)
bjork_embedPhoto: Courtesy of Nonesuch Records.

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