8 Things You Need To Know This AM — May 30 2015

Her music saves lives, literally. Taylor Swift's wristbands helped save three fans involved in a car crash following one of her shows in Baton Rouge, LA. (NME)
Mariah Carey said of being a judge on American Idol, "It was the worst experience of my life." Perhaps a bit of an overstatement, Mimi? (The Hollywood Reporter)
It takes two! Missouri teen Gokul Venkatachalam and Vanya Shivashakar of Kansas tied for the 2015 Scripps National Spelling Bee title on Thursday. (The Guardian)
Not cool, dudes. 18 young men were rescued from a houseboat that broke loose on Lake Travis in Texas during a bachelor party. (USA Today)
Matthew McConaughey's mother is just like yours. She eagerly told ABC, "[He is] a gift from God." It's tough to argue with that. (Vanity Fair)
NYC apartments can be super small and obscenely expensive, but they can also teach you how to travel the world. (Yahoo Travel)
Finally. EA Sports' FIFA video games will now feature international women players. (FIFA)
A+E Networks acquired the rights to Idris Elba: Mandela, My Dad, & Me, an hour-long doc by the dreamy actor who should be the next James Bond. (Deadline)

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